Dr. Nagwa N. Lamaze received her medical degree from Cairo University El Kasr El Einy Medical School. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. She then obtained her Certificate of Added Qualification in Sleep Medicine through the American Boards of Medical Specialties.
Dr. Lamiae, holds an appointment as Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Incarnate Word, School of Osteopathic Medicine. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Medical School in San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. Lamaie is on Clinical Staff with the Sleep Medicine Department at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.
She has a special passion for teaching. She is currently on staff at The Texas School of Sleep Medicine and Technology in San Antonio; This is an AASM accredited school for teaching and the ASTEP program for sleep certification.
She serves as the Medical Director of The Vine Sleep lab and fulfills both clinical and supervisory responsibilities. She has extensive experience in evaluating and managing adult & pediatric patients with sleep-related disorders including but not limited to sleep apnea, insomnia and narcolepsy. She incorporates her knowledge and skills in evaluating and managing a variety of sleep disorders which adversely affect sleep quality and quantity for adults & children. Her area of expertise includes interpreting polysomnography studies for both adults and children ages two years old & up.
One of her main goals is to serve the community & help increase the awareness regarding sleep related disorders. This includes but is not limited to the most prevalent disorder, sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome. She is a firm believer that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This is especially true, considering the strong association between sleep-related disorders and some of the most commonly encountered comorbidities in the outpatient setting. For example; obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cerebrovascular disease and depression.
In 2012, Dr. Ehab Hanna opened The Vine Medical Center, an adult primary Care Office on the Huguley Hospital Campus. In 2016, a need for expansion deemed necessary in order to make more services available for his patients and a sleep lab was added.
At The Vine Medical Center and Sleep Lab, we emphasize the importance of preventative care in order to maintain good health and improve the quality of life.