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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.”

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.

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.

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.

Tana Bao, FNP

Tana Bao is a master’s prepared Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) who is dual board certified through both The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as well as The American Nurses Credentialing Center. She earned her BS in nursing from The University of Massachusetts Amherst in May 2016 and her MS in nursing from Thomas Jefferson University in August 2019. She has been with Sleep Medicine Services of Western Massachusetts since November of 2019.

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Michelle Sheehan, MSN, NP

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 Josephs 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 as well as practiced within a school based health center in the Holyoke area. Ms. Sheehan joined Sleep Medicine Services of Western Massachusetts in May 2017.

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Theresa Koloski, NP

Theresa Koloski is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner through American Academy of Nurse Practitioners who also holds a doctorate degree in nursing practice obtained through Elms College in Chicopee, MA in 2017. She received her masters degree in science of nursing through University of Hartford in Hartford, CT in 2008 with a focus in nursing education. She received her bachelors degree in science of nursing through Elms College in Chicopee, MA in 2005. She received her associates degree as a registered nurse at Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, MA in 1996. She has previous experience in long term care, subacute care, rehabilitation care and acute care. She joined Sleep Medicine Centers of Western MA in September of 2021.

Our Associates

Wendy Chabot, M.D.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and a certified Health & Wellness Coach with a special interest in cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. She is board-certified in pediatrics, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s pediatric subcommittee.

Associates in Dentistry

Theresa Hoang, D.M.D.

Qualified Dentist of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
Center for Dental Sleep Medicine

Joseph Ting, D.M.D.

Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
Center for 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.

9 Center Court, Northampton, MA 01060 | (413) 687-7681

Clinical Services:
Monday - Friday
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

In-Lab Sleep Studies:
7:00 pm to 7:00 am

(413) 253-9767

Our Locations

3640 Main Street, Suite 208
Medical Arts and Conference Center
Springfield, MA 01107

This location provides clinical services, home sleep testing and respiratory therapist services (CPAP education/set-ups) during the day and performs overnight in-lab sleep studies.

267 Locust St., Suite 101
The Silk Mill - Blue Entrance
Northampton, MA 01062

This location provides clinical services, home sleep testing and respiratory therapist services (CPAP education/set-ups) during the day and performs overnight in-lab sleep studies.

489 Bernardston Road, Suite 204
Greenfield, MA 01301

This location provides clinical services and respiratory therapist services (CPAP education/set-ups). Home sleep testing coming soon.