Vishesh K. Kapur M.D., M.P.H.

 Vishesh  K. Kapur M.D., M.P.H.

Specialties and Expertise

Lung disease (pulmonary), Sleep disorders, Sleep medicine


Lung Care and Transplantation Services, UW Medicine Sleep Center




Sleep Medicine Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

General Pulmonary Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4615|Map It 

Sleep Medicine Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4615|Map It 


Vishesh Kapur, M.D., is a board certified physician, founder of the UW Medicine Sleep Medicine Clinic and UW’s director of Sleep Medicine. He is also a UW professor of Medicine and Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and an adjunct professor of Neurology.

Dr. Kapur enjoys caring for the full spectrum of sleep disorders. He tries to listen carefully to patients. When a good treatment outcome is not achieved, he spends time to understand why. He works with patients to optimize their sleep quality to a level they desire and are motivated to achieve.

Dr. Kapur earned his M.D. at Yale. He is board certified in both Sleep Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. His clinical and research interests include complex and difficult-to-treat types of sleep apnea, epidemiology and outcomes in sleep apnea, health-care utilization and sleep apnea and ambulatory diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea.

Personal Interests

In his free time, Dr. Kapur enjoys spending time with his wife and son, yoga and travel.


Yale Univ. School of MedicineMedical education1989


Board Certifications

American Board of Sleep MedicineSleep Medicine2007
American Board of Internal MedicinePulmonary Disease1996
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