Parina S. Aggarwal, MD, D.ABIM
Board Certified in Sleep Medicine and Internal Medicine
Dr. Aggarwal is a Board Certified Sleep Physician with an expertise in Internal Medicine. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering at Georgia Tech. She subsequently attended Emory University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Aggarwal joined Fusion Sleep in 2013 and served as Fusion Health Medical Director for 3 years, developing telehealth protocols for sleep health programs sponsored by various corporations for their employees, providing assessment, study interpretation, and medical management of remote patients, and working closely with field and technology teams to develop task driven protocols through the use of technology. She currently spends most of her time at Fusion Sleep providing consultative and follow up assessments as well as diagnostic interpretations for patients.
Dr. Parina Aggarwal grew up and resides in Atlanta, Georgia. She attended Georgia Tech on a full academic Presidential Scholarship and graduated Summa Cum Laude. During her time at Georgia Tech, she worked in the biomedical engineering research lab, examining the sheer stress of both porcine and mechanical heart valves. This experience, coupled with a volunteering experience at Grady Hospital, led her to pursue a career in medicine. She later attended Emory University School of Medicine on the James Campbell Memorial Scholarship. As a medical student, she investigated airway inflammation in obese patients with asthma.
During her residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, she was involved in pulmonary and sleep medicine research. She authored a review on genetic testing in pulmonary diseases, as well as a review on portable apnea testing.
After her training, Dr. Aggarwal worked as a hospitalist for a year at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, where she was involved in the treatment and management of patients admitted for acute illnesses.
Her clinical and research interests include obesity hypoventilation syndrome, chronic disease associated with sleep disordered breathing, and the treatment of sleep disordered breathing as a means for disease prevention.