(845) 727-1340 sue@rocklandent.com

2 Strawtown Rd #6
West Nyack, NY 10994


Monday & Tuesday
9:00 - 2:30
Wednesday 10:30 - 7:30
Thursday 9:00 - 4:00
Friday 9:00 - 12:00

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(845) 727-1340

Clarksville Court, 2 Strawtown Road

West Nyack, New York 10994


Mon Tues Thur 9.00 - 4.00

Wed 10.30 - 6.30
Friday 9.00 - 12.00

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(845) 727-1340

Shelley R. Berson, MD, FACS, FAASM, FAAOA

Shelley R. Berson is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist and Sleep Medicine Physician as well as an allergist.

She is one of fewer than 300 physicians with similar training and credentials.

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Fellow, American Academy of Sleep Medicine (FAASM)
Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (FAAOA)
Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology (sub-certification in Sleep Medicine)
Board Certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (FAAOHNS)

Dr. Berson is licensed to practice medicine in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is on the medical staff of Nyack Hospital (Nyack, N.Y.), Westchester County Medical Center (Valhalla, N.Y.) and Good Samaritan Hospital (Suffern, N.Y.).

She is a member of the:
American Medical Association
Medical Society of the State of New York
Rockland County Medical Society
Sleep Disorders Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
Sleep Health Medical Advisory Council of the American Sleep Apnea Association

Dr. Berson completed her otolaryngology residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and internship in general surgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital, New York, New York. She is a medical school graduate of Health Science Center, State University of New York, Syracuse, New York, and received her bachelor of arts degree from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut.

She is also a sleep-disorder consultant to healthcare companies and providers, surgical centers, anesthesiologists, other otolaryngologists, and dentists.

Dr. Berson was the principal researcher for the study “Clinical associations between allergies and rapid eye movement sleep disturbances” (2018), in the peer-reviewed journal International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, Wiley Online Library.

Dr. Berson was the keynote speaker for the AWAKE Sleep Apnea initiative conference sponsored by the American Sleep Apnea Association in collaboration with the FDA on June 8, 2018. Attendees included sleep apnea patients from all over the nation. See videos of her presentations here.


Dr. Berson was principal researcher for the 2018 article ?Clinical associations between allergies and rapid eye movement sleep disturbances,? in the peer-reviewed journal International Forum of Allergy & RhinologyWiley Online Library. The key point is that allergies appear to to be associated with disturbed dream sleep.


Dr. Berson made a TV appearance in a News 12 Hudson Valley report about teen sleep needs and later school start times. You can see the report at Nanuet HS students to have later start time in fall.


Dr. Berson is listed in Sleep Well, Work Safe 24/7™
a publication of Catholic Health Services of Long Island in partnership with the New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)


Dr. Berson and Rockland ENT are featured in Rivertown Magazine


Related links:
3/1/18 NYMC Press release
3/5/18 Sleep Review
3/8/18 MD Linx (Reuters Health News)

3/12/18 Italian3/23/18 How Allergies May Impact Sleep


I brought my 8-year-old son to Dr. Berson because he was suffering with frequent painful tonsil infections and a terrible snoring problem. After having a sleep study it was determined that he had sleep apnea. Dr. Berson performed a successful tonsillectomy and ade­noidec­to­my. Our family is thrilled with his prog­ress since the surgery: he is no longer snoring and has more energy during the day. Father of AG

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