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David E. Westerman, MD, FCCP, FAASM

David E. Westerman, MD

About Dr. David E. Westerman

A native of South Africa, Dr. David E. Westerman received his medical degree at the prestigious University of Cape Town Medical School. Upon graduation, he pursued both a medicine and surgery internship at Groote Schuur Hospital, where he later completed his internal medicine residency. He completed his fellowship at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Westerman brings years of experience to North Atlanta Pulmonary & Sleep Specialists, and is board certified in Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, and Internal Medicine. He is the Founder and Medical Director of the Center for Sleep Disorders.

Education & Training

  • University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • MB, Ch.B. University of Cape Town Medical School, Cape Town, South Africa, 1971

Post Graduate Training

  • Internship in Medicine and Surgery, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Fellowship in Pulmonary Diseases; Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA


  • Board Certified in Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Internal Medicine


  • Founder and Medical Director of Center for Sleep Disorders

Northside Provider Directory Details

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