Conrad Iber, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Conrad Iber

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Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 276 (Pulmonary)
MMC 434 (Allergy)
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Pulmonologist, Critical Care Physician and Sleep Medicine Physician

Medical School, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Residency, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Fellowship, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI


Awards & Recognition

  • MplsSt.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2012-2015)
  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013)
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctors" (2014)

Professional Associations

  • Medical Director, Sleep Medicine Services
  • Past President, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Past President, Association of Professional Sleep Societies



  • Kezirian EJ, Goding GS, Malhotra A, O'Donoghue F, Zammit G, Wheatley J,R. ;Catcheside P, Smith P, Schwartz A, Walsh, J, Maddison, K, Claman D, Huntley T, Park S, Campbell M, Palme C, Iber C, Eastwood P, Hillman, D, Barnes M. Hypoglossal nerve stimulation improves obstructive sleep apnea: 12-month outcomes. J Sleep Res 2014;23:77-83.
  • Iber C. Are we ready to define central hypopneas? Sleep 2013;36:305-6.
  • Billings ME, Rosen CL, Wang R, et al. Iber Is the relationship between race and continuous positive airway pressure adherence mediated by sleep duration? Sleep 2013;36:221-7.
  • Rosen CL, Auckley D, Foldvary-Schaefer N, Iber C, Kapur V, Rueschman M, Zee P, Redline S.A multisite randomized trial of portable sleep studies and positive airway pressure autotitration versus laboratory-based polysomnography for the diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: the HomePAP study. Sleep 2012;35:757-67.
  • Berry RB, Budhiraja R, Gottlieb DJ, et al. Iber Rules for scoring respiratory events in sleep: update of the 2007 AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events. Deliberations of the Sleep Apnea Definitions Task Force of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. J Clin Sleep Med 2012;8:597-619.
  • Berry RB, Chediak A, Brown LK, et al. Iber Best clinical practices for the sleep center adjustment of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) in stable chronic alveolar hypoventilation syndromes. J Clin Sleep Med 2010;6:491-509.
  • Billings ME, Auckley D, Benca R, et al. Iber Race and residential socioeconomics as predictors of CPAP adherence. Sleep 2011;34:1653-8.
  • Caples SM, Rosen CL, Shen WK, Gami AS, Cotts W, Adams M, Dorostkar P, Shivkumar K, Somers VK, Morgenthaler TI, Stepanski EJ, Iber C. The scoring of cardiac events during sleep. J Clin Sleep Med 2007;3:147-54.
  • Fass R, Quan SF, O'Connor GT, Ervin A, Iber C. Predictors of heartburn during sleep in a large prospective cohort study. Chest 2005;127:1658-66.
  • Gay P, Weaver T, Loube D, et al. Iber Evaluation of positive airway pressure treatment for sleep related breathing disorders in adults. Sleep 2006;29:381-401.
  • Grigg-Damberger M, Gozal D, Marcus CL, et al. Iber The visual scoring of sleep and arousal in infants and children. J Clin Sleep Med 2007;3:201-40.
  • Iber C. Development of a new manual for characterizing sleep. Sleep 2004;27:190-2.
  • Iber C. Home portable monitoring and obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med 2005;1:11-3.
  • Iber C. Sleep-related breathing disorders. Neurol Clin 2005;23:1045-57, vi-vii.
  • Iber C. Implementation of the 80-hour work-week limitation for residents has not improved patient care and education. J Clin Sleep Med 2006;2:18-20.
  • Iber C, Redline S, Kaplan Gilpin AM, et al. Polysomnography performed in the unattended home versus the attended laboratory setting--Sleep Heart Health Study methodology. Sleep 2004;27:536-40.
  • Kushida CA, Chediak A, Berry RB, et al. Iber Clinical guidelines for the manual titration of positive airway pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med 2008;4:157-71.
  • Ponikowski P, Javaheri S, Michalkiewicz D, Bart BA, Czarnecka D, Jastrzebski M, Kusiak A, Augostini R, Jagielski D, Witkowski T, Khayat RN, Oldenburg O, Gutleben KJ, Bitter T, Karim R, Iber C, Hasan A, Hibler K, Germany R.Transvenous phrenic nerve stimulation for the treatment of central sleep apnoea in heart failure. Eur Heart J 2012; 33:889-94.
  • Quan SF, Berry RB, Buysse D, et al. Iber Development and results of the first ABMS subspecialty Certification Examination in Sleep Medicine. J Clin Sleep Med 2008;4:505-8.
  • Quan SF, Buysse DJ, Ward SL, et al. Iber Development and growth of a large multispecialty certification examination: sleep medicine certification--results of the first three examinations. J Clin Sleep Med 2012;8:221-4.
  • Shepard JW, Buysse DJ, Chesson AL, et al. Iber History of the development of sleep medicine in the United States. J Clin Sleep Med 2005;1:61-82.
  • Silber MH, Ancoli-Israel S, Bonnet MH, et al. Iber The visual scoring of sleep in adults. J Clin Sleep Med 2007;3:121-31.



  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine


Center for Lung Science and Health;Sleep Medicine Clinic

Board Certifications

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Interests

Sleep Medicine; Health Care Delivery; Novel Approaches in Sleep Apnea; Patient Care Strategies and Guidelines; Respiratory Physiology; Respiratory Failure; Respiratory Control Disorders; Disorders of Heart-Lung Interaction