Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., known as The Sleep Doctor, is a Clinical Psychologist and both a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He is on the clinical advisory board of The Dr. Oz Show and is a regular contributor on the show. He is the author of several books, including The Sleep Doctor’s Diet Plan: Lose Weight Through Better Sleep (Rodale Books; 2011) and Good Night: The Sleep Doctor’s 4-Week Program to Better Sleep and Better Health (Dutton/Penguin; 2006).
Dr. Breus has supplied his expertise as a consultant and as a sleep educator to brands such as Advil PM, Breathe Rite, Crowne Plaza Hotels, Dong Energy (Denmark), Merck (Belsomra) and many more. Dr. Breus has served as the Sleep Expert for WebMD for over 14 years. Dr. Breus also writes The Insomnia Blog and can be found regularly on The Huffington Post, Psychology Today, Sharecare and The Oz Blog. Dr. Breus has provided editorial services for numerous medical and psychology peer-reviewed journals and has given hundreds of presentations to professionals and the general public. He has published original research and worked on grant funded projects and clinical trials.
Dr. Breus has been interviewed on CNN, Oprah, The View, Anderson Cooper, Rachel Ray, Fox and Friends, The Doctors, Joy Behar, The CBS Early Show, The Today Show and Kelly and Michael. He is an expert resource for most major publications, doing more than 100 interviews per year (WSJ, NYT, Wash Post and most popular magazines). He also appears regularly on Dr. OZ and Sirius XM Radio.
Dr. Breus has been in private practice for 16 years and recently relocated his practice to Los Angles.