Shelley R. Berson, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.O.A. is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist and Sleep Medicine physician with Otolaryngic Allergy Fellowship Certification. She is on the medical staff of Good Samaritan Hospital (Suffern, N.Y.), Nyack Hospital (Nyack, N.Y.), and Westchester County Medical Center (Valhalla, N.Y.).


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 B.A. degree from Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.


Dr. Berson is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (with an additional sub-certification in Sleep Medicine), and a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.


Dr. Berson is also a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the Medical Society of the State of New York, and the Rockland County Medical Society.


Dr. Berson is licensed to practice medicine in the States of New York and New Jersey.


Over the past five years, Dr. Berson actively studied the newest technology, techniques and information about testing for and treating ear, nose and throat related allergies and sleep disorders. 


In 2009,  Dr. Berson earned the prestigious title of "Fellow" of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.


In 2012, Dr. Berson increased her professional status, earning Board Certification in Sleep Medicine and joined an exclusive group of less than 300 physicians with similar training and credentials.


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 & Rhinology, Wiley Online Library. The key point is that allergies appear to to be associated with disturbed dream sleep.

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