Dr Kram is one of the country’s most experienced sleep specialists. He began his work in the field in 1980, opened the California Center for Sleep Disorders (CCSD) in 1983 and received his Board Certification in 1989. He graduated with honors from the New York University School of Medicine and completed his pulmonary fellowship at University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Kram brings an inclusive philosophy to his practice of Sleep Medicine and the running of CCSD. He is actively engaged in programs to spread sleep expertise throughout the local medical community and is a featured speaker in professional and community lectures nationwide. Dr Kram is currently a Board Member of the National Sleep Foundation. He is the former Chairman of the AASM Section on Freestanding Sleep Centers. He maintains an active role in the daily operations of Hawthorn Sleep and his pulmonary-sleep practice.