Brian Smith, M.D.

Dr. Smith is board-certified in neurology, sleep medicine, and vascular neurology. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College. He completed his medical internship at Roger Williams Medical Center (Providence, RI) and his neurology training at Dartmouth Medical Center (Lebanon, NH). Prior to opening Sleep Medicine Services of Western Massachusetts, he was a staff neurologist at Baystate Medical Center (Springfield, MA) with a faculty appointment at Tufts University School of Medicine. He has been named to “Best Doctors in America” for 2009-2011.


Paul Walting, M.D.

Dr. Walting is a graduate of Bucknell University and Albany Medical College. He completed his neurology residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA, after which he served as a staff neurologist at Ireland Army Community Hospital, Fort Knox, KY. After finishing military service, he completed fellowship training in neurophysiology, epilepsy, and sleep medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. From 2008 to 2014 he was a neurologist at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA. Dr. Walting is board certified in neurology, neurophysiology, and sleep medicine.


Wendy Chabot, M.D.

Dr. Chabot graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst in 1980 with a B.S. in Zoology. She attended Tufts Medical School in Boston, graduating in 1984, and then completed her pediatric residency at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA. Since 1987, Dr. Chabot has practiced pediatric primary care, largely in the Pioneer Valley. Additionally, Dr. Chabot is an instructor of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and a certified Health & Wellness Coach with a special interest in cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. Dr. Chabot joined Sleep Medicine Services of Western Massachusetts in the Spring of 2014 and serves as the Coordinator of Pediatric Sleep Medicine. She is board-certified in pediatrics, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s pediatric subcommittee.


Chris-Ann Little, RT, RPSGT

Ms. Little has certifications from the Board of Registration in Respiratory Care and the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists. She has over 30 years experience as a respiratory therapist in adult, pediatric, and neonatal critical care. Before joining Sleep Medicine Services, she was the coordinator of the Respiratory Sleep Laboratory at Baystate Medical Center (Springfield, MA).


Missy Novak, PA-C

Ms. Novak graduated from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Psychology. She received her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Formerly, she practiced Primary Care in both the Springfield and Greenfield areas. Ms. Novak joined Sleep Medicine Services of Western Massachusetts in the fall of 2015.


Jonida Balazi, PA-C

Ms. Balazi graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Psychology. She went on to study at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston where she received her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She graduated in May 2015 and joined Sleep Medicine Services of Western Massachusetts in August 2015.


Michelle Sheehan, FNP

Ms. Sheehan graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2008 with a Bachelor's Degree of Science in Nursing.  She went on to study at University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut where she received her Master's of Science in Nursing degree in 2013.  She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  Formerly, she practiced in Neurology at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA and has also practiced within a school based health center in the Holyoke area.  Ms. Sheehan joined Sleep Medicine Services of Western Massachusetts in the Spring of 2017.


Giuseppina Znoj, RRT


Karen Giguere, CRT


Associates in Dentistry

Matthew Katz, D.M.D.

Board Certified in Dental Sleep Medicine


Associates in Psychology

Shelley Janiczek Woodson, Ph.D. 

Licensed Psychologist HSP | Adjunct Professor, Holyoke Community College | Senior Associate, Woodson & Associates


Donna Gilman, Psy.D.

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