Dr. Anita Shelgikar

Anita V. Shelgikar, MD, MHPE

Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship
Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology


Dr. Shelgikar completed her medical degree at Wayne State University, neurology residency at Emory University and sleep medicine fellowship at the University of Utah. In her role as the Acting Chief of the Division of Sleep Medicine, Dr. Shelgikar oversees sleep medicine faculty development and educational endeavors. Dr. Shelgikar completed her Master in Health Professions Education at the University of Michigan and serves as program director for the UM Sleep Medicine Fellowship program and is involved with medical student education. Dr. Shelgikar's clinical and research interests include multidisciplinary approaches to care for patients with sleep disorders, assessment of alertness and driving safety, and sleep disorders in pregnancy.

Areas of Interest

Sleep deprivation, assessment of alertness and driving safety, sleep disorders in pregnancy, and medical education.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Shelgikar's clinical interests include sleep-disordered breathing, sleep deprivation, and restless leg syndrome. She is interested in medical education and participates in the training of sleep medicine fellows and neurology residents. Dr. Shelgikar also serves as the program director for the sleep medicine fellowship.


Medical School or Training

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2001


  • Emory University School of Medicine, Neurology, GA, 2005


  • Sleep Medicine, University of Utah Hospital, 2008

Board Certification

  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

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