Carlos H. Schenck, M.D.

Dr. Carlos H. Schenk is a renowned sleep clinician, psychiatrist and researcher at the Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center, associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis.

Dr. Carlos Schenck is an internationally recognized leader in research on parasomnias. He is Co-Chairman of the Committee on Parasomnias for the revisions of the International Classification of Sleep disorders (the “diagnostic bible” in a sleep medicine). He and his team has identified and named numerous parasomnias.

His work is not only very well known to sleep specialists and is often quoted in the press, including The New York Times and The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek magazine, Readers Digest. He has also appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show and on CNN.

Recently published books by Dr. Schenck : SLEEP. The Mysteries, the Problems, and the Solutions (Avery, NY), and The Paradox Lost Midnight in the Battleground of Sleep and Dreams (Extreme Nights, LLC) became bestsellers.

On the personal level, Dr Schenck is a very warm and approachable to his colleagues, students and patients. Dr. Schenck exemplifies the best combination of the highest level of scientific ambitiousness with friendliness and respect of all people around him.

Carlos Schenk