Raman K. Malhotra, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Education

  • MD: University of Missouri- Kansas City (2000)
  • Adult Neurology Residency: University of Michigan (2004)
  • Sleep Medicine Fellowship: University of Michigan (2005)

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

Recognition

Board of Directors, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2015-present

Board of Directors, American Sleep Medicine Foundation, 2015-present

Fellow, American Academy of Neurology

Fellow, American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Pallatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum Graduate, American Academy of Neurology

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2015-2017

President, Missouri Sleep Society 2013-2014

Service Excellence in Prevention Award, Brain Injury Association of Missouri, 2012

Clinical Interests

Narcolepsy, hypersomnia, restless legs syndrome, parasomnias, Alternative treatments for sleep apnea, pediatric sleep disorders

Research Interests

Arousal-based scoring for obstructive sleep apnea, sleep in athletes

Publications

Malhotra RK. Sleep, Recovery, and Performance in Sports. Neurol Clin. 2017 Aug; 35(3): 547-557.

Watson NF, Martin JL, Wise MS, Carden KA, Kirsch DB, Kristo DA, Malhotra RK, Olson EJ, Ramar K, Rosen IM, Rowley JA, Weaver TE, Chervin RD; American Academy of Sleep Medicine Board of Directors. Delaying Middle School and High School Start Times Promotes Student Health and Performance: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Position Statement. J Clin Sleep Med. 2017 Apr 15;13(4):623-625.

Malhotra RK. The Role of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Cognitive Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis. Sleep. 2016 Aug 1;39(8):1489-90.

Malhotra, RK, “What is the next best step in patients with spinal cord injury who report sleep?” J Spinal Cord Med, 2016 Mar 23; 1-2

Watson NF, Morgenthaler T, Chervin R, Carden K, Kirsch D, Kristo D, Malhotra R, Martin J, Ramar K, Rosen I, Weaver T, Wise M. Confronting Drowsy Driving: The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Perspective. J Clin Sleep Med. 2015 Nov 15;11(11): 1335-

Watson NF, Badr MS, Belenky G, Bliwise DL, Buxton OM, Buysse D, Dinges DF, Gangwisch J, Grandner MA, Kushida C, Malhotra RK, Martin JL, Patel SR, Quan SF, Tasali E. Joint Consensus Statement of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society on the Recommended Amount of Sleep for a Healthy Adult: Methodology and Discussion. Consensus Conference Panel, J Clin Sleep Med. 2015 Aug 15;11(8):931-52

Watson NF, Badr MS, Belenky G, Bliwise DL, Buxton OM, Buysse D, Dinges DF, Gangwisch J, Grandner MA, Kushida C, Malhotra RK, Martin JL, Patel SR, Quan SF, Tasali E. Joint Consensus Statement of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society on the Recommended Amount of Sleep for a Healthy Adult: Methodology and Discussion. Consensus Conference Panel, Sleep. 2015 Aug 1;38(8):1161-83..

Watson NF, Badr MS, Belenky G, Bliwise DL, Buxton OM, Buysse D, Dinges DF, Gangwisch   J, Grandner MA, Kushida C, Malhotra, RK, Martin JL, Patel SR, Quan SF, Tasali E. “Recommended Amount of Sleep for a Healthy Adult: A Joint Consensus Statement of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society.” Sleep. 2015 Jun 1;38(6):843-4.

Consensus Conference Panel, Watson NF, Badr MS, Belenky G, Bliwise DL, Buxton OM, Buysse D, Dinges DF, Gangwisch J, Grandner MA, Kushida C, Malhotra, RK, Martin JL, Patel SR, Quan SF, Tasali E. “Recommended Amount of Sleep for a Healthy Adult: A Joint Consensus Statement of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society.” J Clin Sleep Med. 2015 Jun 15;11(6):591-2.

Malhotra RK, “Legal issue of return to play after a concussion.” Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2014 Dec;20(6 Sports Neurology):1688-91.

Chesson AL, Chervin RD, Benca RM, Greenough GP, O’Hearn DJ, Auckley DH, Littner M, Mullington JM, Malhotra A, Berry RB, Malhotra RK, Schulman DA. “Organization and structure for sleep medicine programs at academic institutions: part2-goals and strategies to optimize patient care, education, and discovery.” Sleep. 2013; 36(6): 803-11.

Chesson AL, Chervin RD, Benca RM, Greenough GP, O’Hearn DJ, Auckley DH, Littner M, Mullington JM, Malhotra A, Berry RB, Malhotra RK, Schulman DA. “Organization and structure for sleep medicine programs at academic institutions: part 1-current challenges.” Sleep. 2013; 36(6): 795-801.

Malhotra RK, Avidan AY. “Parasomnias and their Mimics.” Neurol Clin. 2012 Nov; 30(4): 1067-94

Malhotra R, Avidan AY. “Neurodegenerative Disease and REM sleep behavior disorder.” Current Treatment Options in Neurology, 2012 Aug 10.

Malhotra RK, Desai AK. “The Health Aging Brain: What Has Sleep Got to do with it?,” Clinics in Geriatric Medicine 26 (2010) 45–56.

Chervin RD, Malhotra RK, JW Burns. “Respiratory Cycle-Related EEG Changes During  Sleep Reflect Esophageal Pressures,” Sleep, 2008, 31 (12), 1713-1720.