ECU physician named among top sleep doctors in U.S.


Dr. Ronald Perkin was named one of the top physicians in the country for treating sleep disorders.

Perkin is chair of the Department of Pediatrics and co-director of the Vidant Children’s Hospital.

He was named in Sleep Review magazine’s annual listing of the nation’s top sleep doctors and facilities. The issue was published this month and is available online at

The United States has approximately 2,000 accredited sleep centers, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.