Joanna E. Wrede, MD

Joanna E. Wrede, MD

Pulmonary, Sleep Medicine, Prader-Willi Syndrome

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

    • Nichole Renton, WA 04.13.16

      Doctor Wrede explained things in a very clear, simple way. I could tell she was highly knowledgeable and she prepared for our visit by researching the intricacies of my children's very rare condition and factoring that into her recommendations. She was extremely gentle and patient. My children have special needs and she was extremely accommodating. My impression is that she will leave no stone unturned. She was very responsive to my emails. She has been very understanding


Board Certification(s)

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
Sleep Medicine

Medical/Professional School

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford


University of Washington, Seattle


University of Washington, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Sleep Medicine: Sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, healthy sleep habits, circadian rhythm disorders, idiopathic hypersomnia. Child Neurology: epilepsy, seizures, tic disorders, migraines, and Prader-Willi Syndrome.

Research Description

I am interested in the intersection between sleep and neurology. This includes hypersomnia conditions like narcolepsy, regulation of sleep and circadian rhythms, and inadequate sleep as an exacerbating factor in multiple neurologic conditions.