The Sleep Centers of Fort Wayne LLC are owned and operated by sleep disorders professionals who are pioneers in sleep medicine and were the first to obtain board certification in sleep medicine and established the first accredited hospital-based sleep disorders clinics in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The physicians and staff of Sleep Centers of Fort Wayne set the standard for Sleep Medicine in the Fort Wayne Metropolitan area and have done so for 25 years.

We are staffed by physicians and technologists specializing in polysomnogrphy, neurology, pulmonology, and pediatric neurology. Our staff members each have an average of 13 years experience.


Atiya S. Khan, MD, Neurologist

Dr. Khan received her MD from Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medicine, Madras University, Pondicherry, India. Her residency in pediatrics was accomplished at New York
University Medical Center in New York City. In addition, she completed a residency in pediatric neurology at NYU Medical Center. Dr. Khan is board certified in pediatric neurology as well as in sleep medicine.



Thomandram S. Sekar, MD, Pulmonologist

Dr. Sekar received his postgraduate MD from Stanley Medical College and Hosptial in Madras, India. His residency in internal medicine was completed at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. In addition, he completed a fellowship in Pulmonary Diseases at Tufts University School of Medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Boston, MA. Dr. Sekar served as medical director at both St. Joseph’s Hospital and Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne and currently serves as medical director of the Sleep Centers of Fort Wayne. Dr. Sekar is board certified in pulmonology as well as sleep disorders.



James C. Stevens, MD, FASM, Neurologist

Dr. Stevens received his MD from Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, where he received his Doctor of Medicine with honors. He completed his residency at Indiana University, Indianapolis in the Department of
Neurology. He has served as director of both the St. Joseph Hospital and Lutheran Hospital (Fort
Wayne) Sleep Disorders Labs since 1989. Dr. Stevens has been the principle investigator for several clinical trials concerning novel treatments for sleep disorders and has co-authored national guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. Dr. Stevens is board certified in Psychiatry & Neurology as well as Sleep Medicine. He specializes in neurology and sleep disorders.


Farren K. Klopfenstein, RPSGT
Sleep Disorders Manager

Ms. Klopfenstein has more than 35 years of experience in health care. She managed the St. Joseph Hospital Sleep Disorders Center (Fort Wayne) for over 10 years and is a recognized instructor for numerous accredited sleep disorder training courses. Ms. Klopfenstein has achieved AASM accreditation and was the first board registered polysomnograph technologist in Fort Wayne. She has provided education and training for several sleep technologists working at various centers in the Fort Wayne area.