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Fariha Abbasi-Feinberg, MD, Neurology, Fort Myers, FL

FarihaAbbasi-FeinbergMDFAASM, FAAN

Neurology Fort Myers, FL

Epilepsy, Sleep Medicine

Medical Director, Sleep Medicine Millennium Physician Group Fort Myers, FL Owner Healthy Sleep LLC

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Summary

  • Fariha Abbasi-Feinberg MD, FAASM, FAAN is a Board certified Sleep Medicine Physician as well as a Board certified Neurologist. She has a special interest in Health Policy. She is considered a national expert on coding and compliance in the field of Sleep Medicine. She has presented around the country on this topic.
    Dr Abbasi is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
    In the past she acted as Chairperson of the Presidential Task Force for Alternate Payment Models as well as the AASM Advisor to the RUC (Relative Value Scale Update Committee). She attended and represented the AASM at the quarterly AMA RUC meetings.
    Dr. Abbasi practiced in NC for 20 years but relocated to Fort Myers, Florida in 2019. She has been recognized for her excellence in patient care by her peers and patients. For several years, she was voted the “Top Doctor” in the Charlotte region.

Education & Training

  • University of Maryland Program
    University of Maryland ProgramFellowship, Epilepsy, 1994 - 1995
  • University of Maryland Program
    University of Maryland ProgramResidency, Neurology, 1991 - 1994
  • Cooper Medical School of Rowan University/Cooper University Hospital
    Cooper Medical School of Rowan University/Cooper University HospitalInternship, Internal Medicine, 1990 - 1991
  • Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University
    Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann UniversityClass of 1990
  • Drew UniversityB.A., Psychobiology, Summa Cum Laude, 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2019 - 2023
  • SC State Medical License
    SC State Medical License 2005 - 2023
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1999 - 2022
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1992 - 1996
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Sleep Medicine
  • American Board Of Sleep MedicineSleep Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctor Charlotte NC Top Doctor, 2018
  • Phi Beta Kappa Drew University
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Hahnemann Medical School
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Daylight saving time: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine position statement  
    Muhammad Adeel Rishi, MD; Omer Ahmed, MD; Jairo H. Barrantes Perez, MD; Michael Berneking, MD; Joseph Dombrowsky, MD; Erin E. Flynn-Evans, PhD, MPH; Vicente Santiago, ..., Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10/15/2020
  • Sleep, Fatigue and Burnout Among Physicians: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Position Statement  
    Binal S. Kancherla, MD, Raghu Upender, MD, Jacob F. Collen, MD, Muhammad Adeel Rishi, MD, Shannon S. Sullivan, MD, Omer Ahmed, MD, Michael Berneking, MD, Erin E. Flynn..., JCSM
  • Chronic Opioid Therapy and Sleep: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Position Statement  
    Ilene M. Rosen, MD, MS, R. Nisha Aurora, MD, MHS, Douglas B. Kirsch, MD, Kelly A. Carden, MD, Raman K. Malhotra, MD, Kannan Ramar, MD, Fariha Abbasi-Feinberg, MD, Davi..., JCSM
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Books/Book Chapters

Lectures

  • What the Pandemic Taught Me about Telehealth 
    American Academy of Sleep Medicine Practice Management Course - 10/23/2020
  • The Daily Grind: Efficiencies in Clinical Practice 
    San Antonio - 6/2019
  • Reimbursement Updates for 2019 and Beyond.... 
    Anaheim, CA - 2/2019
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Press Mentions

  • Watch the AASM’s Recent MACRA Webinar to Learn More About the Quality Payment Program
    Watch the AASM’s Recent MACRA Webinar to Learn More About the Quality Payment ProgramJanuary 19th, 2017
  • Results of 2019 Leadership Election and Bylaws Vote
    Results of 2019 Leadership Election and Bylaws VoteApril 12th, 2019
  • A patient's guide to sleep disorders
    A patient's guide to sleep disordersFebruary 5th, 2020
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Committees

  • Board of Directors, American Academy of Sleep Medicine 2019 - Present
  • Chairperson, AASM Coding and Compliance 2016 - 2019
  • Chairperson, AASM Presidential Task Force for Alternative Payment Models 2016 - 2019

Professional Memberships