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Sridar Chalaka, M.D., F.C.C.P., F.A.S.M.

Clinical Faculty

Education

  • Board Certified in Pulmonary Disorders and Sleep Medicine
  • Pulmonary, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 1994-1997
  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of Minnesota, 1991-1994
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Medicine, 1986-1991
  • B.A. in Biochemistry, New York University, 1982-1986

Selected Research

  1. Chalaka S, Ingbar DH, Wendt CH. Glucocorticoids Increase Na,K-ATPase mRNA in Rat Fetal Alveolar Epithelial Cells. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 153: A509, 1996. (Presented at the International Conference of the ALA/ATS 1996.)

Honors

  • Member, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Member, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • “Top Doctor” nomination by Peers, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2009 and 2017

Additional Information

Clinical positions:

  • Pulmonary and Sleep Department, The Everett Clinic, 2011-Present
  • Pulmonary, Sleep and Critical Department, Western Washington Medical Group (WWMG), 1997-2011

Clinical Leadership positions:

  • Managing Partner of Department of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, WWMG, 2003-2011
  • Board Member of WWMG, 2003-2011
  • Medical Director of North Puget Sound Center for Sleep Disorders, 2009-2011
  • Associate Medical Director of North Puget Sound Center for Sleep Disorders, 2006-2008
  • Medical Director of Respiratory Services at Providence Everett Medical Center, 1999-2007
  • Medical Director of Critical Care Unit at Providence Everett Medical Center, 1999-2007
  • Medical Director of Medical-Surgical Units at Providence Everett Medical Center, 2000-2003

“I cherish and treat every patient as an individual with unique qualities. I lay emphasis on prevention whenever possible and improving the quality of life. I like to present patients with sensible diagnostic and treatment options and help them choose the best course of action. I believe in communicating clearly, openly, and sharing my medical knowledge and experience about respiratory and sleep disorders.”

Sridar Chalaka
Sridar Chalaka, M.D., F.C.C.P., F.A.S.M.
Clinical Faculty
sridar.chalaka@wsu.edu