Sleep Therapy & Research Center in San Antonio, Texas features a staff of three board-certified sleep medicine doctors and two nurse practitioners. Together, our highly capable providers offer a superior level of treatment and service, integrating leading-edge sleep therapy techniques with proven traditional methods of treatment. Most importantly, our doctors and staff provide personalized care for your specific needs. At the Sleep Therapy & Research Center, our entire staff is committed to providing you with the best in sleep disorder services and treatment.

James M. Andry, M.D.

Dr. James Andry, founder, and medical director of the Sleep Therapy & Research Center is a lifelong resident of San Antonio and a graduate of Central Catholic High School. Dr. Andry obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology from St. Mary’s University. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio in 1982 and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Affiliated Hospitals in Houston. He also completed fellowships in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. In 1988, Dr. Andry opened his office and practiced Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine with a special interest in Sleep disorders. He has been on staff at most of the San Antonio acute care hospitals. Dr. Andry is currently board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with a subspecialty certification in Sleep Medicine and now limits his practice to patients with sleep disorders. Dr. Andry’s sleep-related interests include more complicated aspects of Sleep Disordered Breathing including Treatment-Emergent Central Sleep Apnea, REM Behavior Disorder, and Narcolepsy. Dr. Andry has been the principal investigator of numerous clinical trials involving novel medications and devices.

Dr. Andry has held numerous medical directorships and chairmanships at local hospitals in pulmonary medicine, respiratory therapy, intensive care, and hyperbaric/wound care. He is currently a clinical faculty member at the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Allied Health and Family Medicine. He has worked with faculty at the Dental School UTHSCSA in assisting in the development of their Dental Sleep Medicine Program. In addition, Dr. Andry is the founder and director of the Texas School of Sleep Medicine & Technology and was the charter president of the Texas Society of Sleep Professionals.

Nagwa N. Lamaie, M.D.

Dr. Nagwa Lamaie joined the Sleep Therapy & Research Center in 2009. She received her medical degree from Cairo University’s Kasr Alainy Medical School in 1997 and completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Lamaie is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and obtained the Certificate of Added Qualification in Sleep Medicine through the American Board of Medical Specialties in Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Lamaie is actively involved in educating primary care providers about the correlation between co-existing sleep-related disorders and other medical conditions commonly encountered in primary care. She is the Medical Director of STRC’s Pediatric Sleep Medicine Program and the Medical Director of the Insomnia Program.

Dr. Lamaie has also received Board Certification in Obesity Medicine and has initiated an aggressive approach to attacking one of the key leading causes of obstructive sleep apnea, namely weight gain. Her broad-based approach to weight reduction is helping many San Antonians lead a healthier lifestyle. Dr. Lamaie has been involved in multiple clinical trials as a principal investigator for adult and pediatric studies with areas of expertise in sleep, metabolic and endocrine, neurologic, and cardiovascular trials.

Sarah Andry Ivan, D.O.

Dr. Sarah Andry Ivan joined the Sleep Therapy & Research Center in 2018. Dr. Ivan received her bachelor’s degree from St. Louis University. During her undergraduate years, she was involved in Sleep Medicine Research at Clayton Sleep Center. Her post-graduate education was through Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Dr. Ivan’s Internal Medicine training came through Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine – Scott & White Internal Medicine Residency in Temple, Texas.

Sarah then spent an additional year in the Sleep Medicine Fellowship at Louisiana State University in Shreveport. She is well accomplished and has been the author of several papers and poster sessions at national meetings.

She has an interest in areas of Narcolepsy, REM Sleep Behavior Disorder, and Insomnia. Dr. Ivan has been an investigator in clinical trials involving disorders of sleep, metabolic and endocrine, cardiovascular, and neurological conditions.