Meet our dream team

Phillip Conner, MD    Medical Director, Board Certified Sleep Specialist   Dr. Phillip Conner received his undergraduate degree at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. He received his medical degree at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, LA, and completed his internship and residency at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, LA. Dr. Conner is board certified in both family medicine and sleep medicine. He is a member of Calcasieu Parish Medical Society, Louisiana State Medical Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine and American Academy of Family Practice.

Phillip Conner, MD

Medical Director, Board Certified Sleep Specialist

Dr. Phillip Conner received his undergraduate degree at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. He received his medical degree at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, LA, and completed his internship and residency at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, LA. Dr. Conner is board certified in both family medicine and sleep medicine. He is a member of Calcasieu Parish Medical Society, Louisiana State Medical Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine and American Academy of Family Practice.

Michelle Zimmerman, NP    Family Nurse Practitioner   Michelle Zimmerman is originally from Canada. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in nursing at the University of New Brunswick, in Fredericton, Canada in 1992. Michelle completed her Masters of Science in nursing at McNeese State University and became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner in December of 2000. She then joined the Sleep Disorder Center of Louisiana as a nurse practitioner in January 2002, and was trained in sleep medicine by Dr. Jana Kiamal. Michelle spent one year at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN, before returning to Lake Charles and continuing her focus in sleep medicine. She is a member of the Louisiana Association of Sleep Medicine, and actively involved in the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Michelle Zimmerman, NP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Michelle Zimmerman is originally from Canada. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in nursing at the University of New Brunswick, in Fredericton, Canada in 1992. Michelle completed her Masters of Science in nursing at McNeese State University and became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner in December of 2000. She then joined the Sleep Disorder Center of Louisiana as a nurse practitioner in January 2002, and was trained in sleep medicine by Dr. Jana Kiamal. Michelle spent one year at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN, before returning to Lake Charles and continuing her focus in sleep medicine. She is a member of the Louisiana Association of Sleep Medicine, and actively involved in the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Sleepy Gator    Our Gator on the Geaux   Sleepy Gator was hatched at the Sleep Disorder Center of Louisiana in June 2008. He was designed by Roland Corbello of RC's Custom Paint and Body. Sleepy sports a set of pajamas and slippers and carries his much needed pillow as he searches for a good night's sleep. It looks like he finally found the right place, too! Come by for a visit and picture with Sleepy. He's always waiting out front to welcome you at the Sleep Disorder Center of Louisiana

Sleepy Gator

Our Gator on the Geaux

Sleepy Gator was hatched at the Sleep Disorder Center of Louisiana in June 2008. He was designed by Roland Corbello of RC's Custom Paint and Body. Sleepy sports a set of pajamas and slippers and carries his much needed pillow as he searches for a good night's sleep. It looks like he finally found the right place, too! Come by for a visit and picture with Sleepy. He's always waiting out front to welcome you at the Sleep Disorder Center of Louisiana