Esra Tasali, MD

Esra Tasali, MD, is interested in the links between sleep and metabolic, endocrine and cardiovascular functions. She is an expert in sleep disorders with a specific interest in sleep-disordered breathing.

Dr.Tasali’s current research focuses on the role of sleep disturbances in the development of metabolic and endocrine abnormalities including type 2 diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome. She has lead innovative research studies investigating the relationship between sleep disruptions and diabetes risk.

Clinical Interests

Medical School

Istanbul University, Turkey

Internship and Residency

Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Turkey


University of Chicago Medical Center


American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Diabetes Association
The Endocrine Society
Sleep Research Society