Dr. Buysse received his medical degree from the University of Michigan, and completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on the diagnosis, assessment, pathophysiology, and treatment of insomnia. Dr. Buysse has received research funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Aging, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and the National Center on Research Resources. He has served on several initial review groups and advisory committees at the National Institutes of Health.
Among other honors, Dr. Buysse has been listed as one of Pittsburgh Magazine’s and US News & World Report’s “Top Doctors.” Dr. Buysse is also the recipient of a 2011 University of Pittsburgh Innovator Award.
Dr. Buysse has published over 230 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 95 book chapters or review articles. Dr. Buysse is Past President of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and is Associate Editor of the journals SLEEP, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, and Behavioral Sleep Medicine.