About Us

Thomas Stern

MD, MS, FAASM, FCCP


Diplomate, American Board of Sleep MedicineDiplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine in Sleep MedicineDiplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine in Pulmonary Medicine
EDUCATION:Undergrad: The Catholic University of America; Computer Science
Medical School: The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at MetroHealth Medical Center - affiliated with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center,Sleep Medicine Case Western Reserve University
Masters: Clinical Research
CERTIFICATIONS: General Pediatrics from American Board of Pediatrics General Medicine from American Board of Internal MedicinePulmonary Medicine from American Board of Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine from American Board of Internal MedicineSleep Medicine from the American Board of Internal MedicineSleep Medicine from the American Board of Sleep Medicine.

Asha Stern

MD, MPH

EDUCATION:Undergrad: The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Residency: Preventive Medicine and Public Health from The University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Masters: Public Health from The University of South Carolina
Post Doctoral Fellowship: The Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health at Case Western Reserve University.
CERTIFICATIONS:The American Board of Preventive Medicine
Primary investigator and sub-investigator in our clinical research trials in Huntersville and Hickory.

Michele Rodriguez, DNP

DNP, BSN


EDUCATION:Bachelor of Science in Nursing : University of North Carolina Greensboro Doctorate of Nursing Practice : University of North Carolina Greensboro
CERTIFICATIONS:Adult-Gerontologist Nurse Practitioner
DIrector of the Head Over Meals program, sees pulmonary and sleep patients and is also a sub-investigator in our clinical research trials in Huntersville and Hickory.