Dr. Merrill Wise III, MD

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Specializes in Sleep Medicine • Male • Age 57

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Dr. Wise III's Care Philosophy


  • Sleep Medicine
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Sleep Medicine Psychiatry & Neurology
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Pediatrics
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Sleep Study
  • Bedwetting
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Hypersomnia
  • Idiopathic Hypersomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Kleine-Levin Syndrome
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Parasomnias
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disease
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea of Infancy
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Tourette's Syndrome

Background Check for Dr. Wise III

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • President, Medical School Honor Council, 1983
  • Distinguished Medical Student Achievement Award, 1984
  • Chief Resident, Jefferson Davis Hospital, 1987
  • Service Award, Epilepsy Foundation of North and Central Alabama, 1994
  • Childrens Hospital of Alabama Research Award, 1993
  • Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, 1980
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005
  • Psychiatry Medal, 1984

Media & Publications

  • Medical News Today, 12/12/2004
  • Narcolepsy and other disorders of excessive sleepiness in children, 1992
  • Childhood Narcolepsy, 1998
  • Practice parameters for the treatment of narcolepsy: an update for 2000, 2001
  • A functional autoantibody in human narcolepsy?, 2005
  • Objective measures of sleepiness and wakefulness: Application to the real world?, 2006
  • Indications for polysomnography and related procedures, 2005
  • Practice parameters for evaluation of chronic insomnia, 2000
  • Parasomnias in Childhood, 1997
  • Practice parameters for clinical use of the Multiple Sleep Latency Test and the Maintenance of Wakefulness Test, 2005
  • Practice parameters for the nonpharmacologic treatment of chronic insomnia, 1999
  • The role of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in a childrens sleep clinic, 1995
  • Narcolepsy and other disorders of excessive sleepiness, 2004
  • Narcolepsy in Children, 2001
  • Practice parameters for the treatment of restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder, 1999
  • Practice parameters for the use of light therapy in the treatment of sleep disorders, 1999
  • Practice parameters for the dopaminergic treatment of restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder, 2004
  • Practice parameters for using polysomnography to evaluate insomnia: an update, 2003
  • Practice parameters for the use of auto-titrating positive airway pressure devices for titrating pressures and treating adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome., 2002
  • Practice parameters for the use of continuous and bilevel positive airway pressure devices to treat adult patients with sleep-related breathing disorders, 2006
  • Childhood Narcolepsy, 1998
  • BBC News, 12/12/2004
  • Childhood Narcolepsy, 1993
  • Sleep disruption in adolescents due to excessive use of computers at night, 2004
  • Narcolepsy, 2004

Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984

Internship Hospital

Texas Childrens Hospital
Complete in 1985

Residency Hospital

Baylor College Of Med
Complete in 1990
Tex Chldns Hospital
Complete in 1987

Fellowship Hospital

Baylor College Of Med
Complete in 1991

Undergraduate Schools

Rhodes College
Graduated in 1980

Languages Spoken by Dr. Wise III & Staff

  • English

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