Dr. EDWARD MEZERHANE, M.D., FACP
Dr. Edward Mezerhane is a board certified adult and pediatric Sleep Medicine specialist. He is dedicated to raising awareness about how sleep disorders can affect one's health and overall life. He believes that proper diagnosis is essential to appropriately treating each disorder and improving a patient’s lifestyle.
While attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Mezerhane graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors in 2009. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency training at the University of Miami/Jackson Health System in 2012. In 2013, he completed an ACGME accredited fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the University of Miami/Jackson Health System. His background allows him to examine patients based on their overall needs for a more comprehensive care.
Since starting his private practice in 2013, he has obtained accreditation for the sleep lab by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). He currently serves as Facility Director for the practice. He remains an active member of the AASM and previously has served as a committee member of the Quality Metric Task Force and Accreditation Committee.
Dr. Mezerhane serves as principal investigator for the practice’s clinical research division. He has engaged in multiple sponsored clinical research trials. Aside from his clinical and research roles, Dr. Mezerhane consults as a speaker, key opinion leader and advisory board member for the pharmaceutical industry within his area of expertise – sleep.
Dr. Mezerhane was born in Venezuela. He came to the United States when he was 6 years old. He was raised in Miami and Pembroke Pines, FL. He attended the University of Miami for his undergraduate degree, where he double majored in Microbiology and Spanish. He minored in Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science. He graduated Cum Laude.
With his love for science and passion for following in the footsteps of his father, Dr. Miguel Mezerhane, he began his medical school education in 2005 at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He was awarded the Trustee Academic Scholarship and was recognized by doctors and fellow hospital staff with the Department of Medicine Professionalism Award in 2009. He was affiliated with Alpha Epsilon Lambda Graduate Honor Society and he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, which is the highest honor someone can obtain during their medical education.
He began his Internal Medicine training at the University of Miami/Jackson Health System in 2009 where he was given the UM-JMH Department of Medicine Ambulatory Award for the University of Miami Hospital Clinic in 2012. After completion of his Internal Medicine residency in 2012, he immediately started his fellowship in Sleep Medicine, which he completed in 2013. During his Sleep Medicine training he was involved in several research projects that include the study of sleep apnea, insomnia and narcolepsy. He was recognized by his peers and doctors when he was given the Sleep Medicine Fellow of the Year Award upon graduating in 2013.
He currently remains on medical staff at Baptist Hospital of Miami and South Miami Hospital.