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Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Neurology

BIOGRAPHY


Phyllis C. Zee, PhD is Professor of Neurology, Neurobiology, and Physiology, and Director of the Sleep Disorders Center and the Sleep Medicine Fellowship program, at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where she is also the associate director of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Biology.

Dr. Zee's research has focused on the effects of age on sleep and circadian rhythms, genetic regulation of circadian sleep disorders, and behavioral interventions to improve sleep and performance. Current NIH-funded research projects include studies to examine the ability of exercise to improve sleep and health in older people with insomnia, phenotypic characterization and genetic analysis of circadian rhythm sleep disorders, relationship between sleep, metabolic and cardiovascular risk and the effects of age on the neural response to sleep loss.

She has been active in several committees and professional organizations. She is the recipient of a Sleep Academic Award from the National Institutes of Health. In addition to patient care, research, and teaching, Dr. Zee serves on numerous national scientific review panels and is on the Board of Directors of the National Sleep Foundation and Chair of the Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board at the NIH.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Chicago Medical School At Rosalind Franklin University - 1983
  • Residency
    Mcgaw Medical Center/Nu - 1987
  • Fellowship
    Mcgaw Medical Center/Nu - 1989

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

PRIMARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 20-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-5747
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus