Jason Shatkin, MD
Pulmonologist, Sleep Specialist
Jason Shatkin, MD, is co-founder of The Physician Specialists of Northern Jersey and director of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep. He holds boards in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. Dr. Shatkin received his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and did his residency training in Internal Medicine at North Shore University Hospital. He completed fellowships in both Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine at NYU School of Medicine in 2001. Dr. Shatkin’s research experience includes basic research in cardiac- and neuro-pharmacology, and clinical trials of new treatments for respiratory disorders and sleep disorders.
As a Pulmonologist, Dr. Jason Shatkin’s main focus is on Obstructive Disorders of breathing such as Asthma, Bronchiectesis, Chronic Cough, COPD, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lung Cancer and more.
As a Sleep Specialist, Dr. Shatkin’s main focus is on diseases of fragmented sleep such as Narcolepsy and Insomnia, for which he has advanced training, and is a National Speaker for many organizations. Dr. Shatkin also focuses on sleep disorder breathing and movement disorders during sleep. In addition, Dr. Shatkin specializes in transitional care from the hospital or Subacute facility to home. Dr. Shatkin will see all patients admitted to the hospital personally and not a hospitalist. He prides himself on providing a warm personal touch while providing state-of-the-art therapy.