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Irina Gershman, MD
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  • Family Medicine
  • Sleep Disorders Center
Accepting new patients

Appointments: Call 732-388-7300

Locations

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67 Walnut Avenue Family Medicine

67 Walnut Avenue
Clark, NJ 07066
United States

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6 Brighton Road Sleep Medicine

6 Brighton Road
Second Floor
Clifton, NJ 07012
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergies
  • Anemia
  • Annual physicals
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Behavioral health
  • Body clock
  • Bright light therapy
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruxism
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Chest X-ray
  • Chest pain
  • Cholesterol
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Circadian rhythm sleep disorder
  • Colds
  • Cough
  • Delayed sleep phase
  • Diet
  • Ear pain
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Flu
  • Food allergies
  • Gasping for breath at night
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Hay fever
  • Headache
  • Hematologic issues
  • High blood pressure
  • Hives
  • Hypersomnia
  • Hypertension
  • Immunizations
  • Infections
  • Insomnia
  • Jet Lag
  • Lower back pain
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Metabolic syndrome management
  • Monitor sleep
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Narcolepsy
  • Nightmares
  • Nutrition
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
  • Parasomnia
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  • Pink eye
  • Pneumonia
  • Premenopause symptoms
  • Preventive care
  • REM Behavior disorder
  • Rashes
  • Recurrent sleep paralysis
  • Reflux
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Screenings
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Diary
  • Sleep Restriction Therapy
  • Sleep Talking
  • Sleep Walking (Somnambulism)
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Sleep laboratory
  • Sleep medicine
  • Sleep problems
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Snoring
  • Somniloquy
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Strep throat
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tiredness during the day
  • Tooth grinding
  • Unable to fall asleep at desired time
  • Weight Management

Training and Education

Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Medical School

  • AUC School of Medicine, St. Maarten/Coral Gables, FL

Undergraduate

  • City University of New York (Baruch College), NYC, NY

Residency

  • Family Medicine, Hoboken University Medical Center/NYMC, Hoboken, NJ

Fellowship

  • Sleep Medicine, Hackensack Meridian Health - JFK University Medical Center, Edison NJ

About Me

Irina Gershman, MD is a member of both Summit Health’s Family Medicine and Sleep Disorders Center teams. Dr. Gershman diagnoses and treats acute and chronic health conditions as well as sleep disorders. She also conducts annual well-visits and age- and patient-appropriate screenings.

Dr. Gershman pursued family medicine eager to provide patient-centered care and build longitudinal relationships that are so often developed between primary care doctors and their patients. Her interest in sleep medicine stemmed from her knowledge of how sleep can greatly affect a person’s quality of life.

Dr. Gershman believes that all patients should have a thorough understanding of their conditions, and therefore places emphasis on effective doctor-patient communication. She notes, “It’s important that at the end of a visit, my patient leaves knowing they have been heard, understood, and provided with enough information to make informed choices and decisions about their care.”

When not in the office, Dr. Gershman enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling to new places, visiting national parks, and attending live events like Broadway musicals, comedy shows, and hockey games.

English, Russian