Anthony Panettiere, MD is neurologist and sleep medicine physician at The National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He is a retired Navy Captain who served 25 years on active duty, including a tour as the Navy Surgeon General's Specialty Leader for Neurology, and was involved in the establishment of the sleep laboratory at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.
Dr. Panettiere earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Shippensburg University in 1982, and then attended medical school at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS), earning his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1986. After completing his internship in family practice at Jacksonville Naval Hospital, he then received Flight Surgery Certification in Pensacola, Florida, serving as a flight surgeon at Naval Test Center, Patuxent River, Maryland. After serving with US Marine combat forces in Operation Desert Shield and Storm, he then completed a neurology residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda. He later completed a sleep medicine and epilepsy fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Panettiere is board certified in both neurology and sleep medicine, and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Association of Sleep Medicine (AASM), and the American Medical Association (AMA). In addition to his clinical work, he has co-authored several posters on Sleep and TBI/PTSD. He also has given numerous lectures on the topics of Sleep Disturbances in TBI and PTSD, Headache Assessment in TBI and PTSD, and “How to Make your Medical Presentation Memorable.”