Chad M. Ruoff, M.D.

  1. Sleep Medicine Specialist


Specialty Groups


  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Chad Ruoff, M.D., is an internal medicine physician specializing in sleep medicine. He enjoys evaluating and treating all sleep disorders such as:

  • Sleep Disordered Breathing (e.g., Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Central Sleep Apnea, Cheyne-Stokes Respiration, Complex Sleep Apnea)
  • CNS Hypersomnias (e.g., Narcolepsy and Idiopathic hypersomnia)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
  • Parasomnias (e.g., REM Behavior Disorder)
  • Circadian rhythm disorders (e.g., Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder)

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Ruoff is active in research and education, providing mentorship to medical students. He has authored and coauthored numerous publications on various topics within sleep medicine including sleep apnea and narcolepsy.


Phoenix, Arizona

  1. 2011
    Fellowship - Sleep MedicineStanford University
  2. 2010
    Residency - Internal MedicineBaylor College of Medicine
  3. 2007
    MDSchool of Medicine, Wright State University
  4. 2005
    Other - Need educational qualifierOhio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  5. 2000
    BS - Biology; Minor: PsychologyGeorgetown University


  1. 2013
    Obesity MedicineAmerican Board of Obesity Medicine
  2. 2011
    Sleep MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2010
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    AppointeeEducation Leadership and Integration Committee, Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University
  2. 2010
    Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical SocietyBaylor College of Medicine
  3. 2010
    2nd Place for Case Report in Clinical MedicineResident Research Symposium, Baylor College of Medicine
  4. 2007
    Top 25% of Medical School ClassWright State University School of Medicine
  5. 2004
    The National Dean's ListOhio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  6. 2000
    Elected Associate MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    EPIC Super UserSection of Sleep Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2021
    MemberFT218 Virtual Advisory Board Meeting, Avadel Pharmaceuticals
  3. 2021 - present
    Member2021 Idiopathic Hypersomnia Steering Committee, Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  4. 2019 - present
    MemberMedical Advisory Board, Narcolepsy Network
  5. 2019 - 2020
    Physician LeadSleep Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills
  6. 2019 - 2020
    Physician LeadAdult Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills
  7. 2017 - present
    MemberTaskforce on The Use of the Multiple Sleep Latency Test and Maintenance of Wakefulness Test, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  8. 2016 - 2019
    Physician LeadSleep Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills
  9. 2016 - 2019
    Physician LeadAdult Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills
  10. 2016
    Advisory Board MemberNarcolepsy Multi-Stake Holder Roundtable, Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  11. 2015 - 2016
    MemberAnnual Program Committee, Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT)
  12. 2015 - 2016
    MemberSIMS Shadowing Program, Undergraduate Premedical Program, Stanford University
  13. 2014 - present
    Board MemberMedical Advisory Board, Hypersomnia Foundation
  14. 2014
    Advisory Board MemberBest Practices in Narcolepsy Management Advisory Board, Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  15. 2014 - 2015
    Board MemberAmerican Sleep and Breathing Academy
  16. 2014
    Advisory Board MemberHEOR Sleep Advisory Board Meeting, Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  17. 2013 - present
    MemberThe Obesity Society
  18. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine