Dr. Daniel Norman, MD

Dr. Daniel Norman, MD

Sleep Medicine  |  
Male  |  
42 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Daniel Norman, MD is a sleep medicine doctor who practices in Santa Monica, CA. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.Read his story

Santa Monica Sleep Disorders Center

1301 20th St Ste 370

Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Norman's Experience

Dr. Norman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sleep Medicine
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Norman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Norman "Daniel Norman, MD, is Board Certified in Sleep Medicine, and is the Medical Director at Santa Monica Sleep Disorders Center. He provides treatment options for a wide variety of conditions including snoring, insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, parasomnias, and more. Dr. Norman is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in neuroscience and graduated summa cum laude. From there, he attended University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, where he was again recognized for his academic excellence with an Alpha Omega Alpha distinction and acceptance to the National Dean's List. He then completed residency training in Internal Medicine, and a dedicated fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Harvard, and a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at UC San Diego. Through his studies, Dr. Norman came to understand the impact sleep had on a person's health, and developed an interest in the effective treatment of sleep disorders. Dr. Norman has been on the forefront of sleep medicine, as a principal investigator in numerous research studies, a lecturer at UCLA and at various national meetings, and an author of over 20 abstracts, book chapters, and scientific articles in peer reviewed journals."


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  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Insomnia
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Narcolepsy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing


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  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Study
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Harvard Med Sch/Beth Israel Deaconess Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Med Sch/Beth Israel Deaconess Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Med Sch/Beth Israel Deaconess Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Norman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Norman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Norman to family and friends
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Norman's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Go someplace else! Seriously bad "customer service." Long waits (weeks) for a FOLLOWUP appointment to a sleep study. They don't call you back; I left two messages over seven days and no one called me back. Just a badly run place. Very unprofessional and uncaring. They seem only concerned...more
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I did not have a good experience visiting Dr. Norman. While I found the front desk staff to be friendly and efficient, the same could not be said of Dr. Norman. First off, my appointment was at 2 pm, I showed up early and with my new patient forms competed in full. My co-pay was taken and at 2:25,...more
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in Santa Monica, CA |
He's very nice, knowledgeable and offered me the right solutions for better sleep and adjustments of my CPAP machine
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in Los Angeles California |
He is terrific Very knowledgable and approachable The best apnea specialist in LA
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Norman accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Norman has admitting privileges

Providence Saint John's Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
1250 16th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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