"CHKD is a great hospital that caters to the child, and the family. It offers a nurturing environment that treats your child as one of our own."
Dr. Michael Strunc
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: Naval Medical Center San Diego
Residency: University of Colorado Denver
Fellowship: Duke University Hospital
Dr. Strunc is a
child neurologist and sleep doctor, with a special interest in where these
disciplines overlap. Retired after 20 years in the Navy, he has a
special understanding of the stresses families undergo in a very mobile
society and in the many different families that make up our population.
He is passionate about sleep and how dysfunctional sleep affects a child and the
entire family and his fellowships were in child neurology and sleep medicine.
Dr. Strunc has three teenagers who have educated him over the past 20 years
about the issues children face, and how social stressors, school, sports, and
social media can work against healthy sleep habits.
Dr. Strunc sees patients in sleep medicine, as well as neurology at CHKD.
He routinely gives talks regionally and is passionate about speaking in the
community to help families, teachers and coaches learn about the importance
of good sleep in our lives.
- Sleep in special populations
Honors & Awards
- Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2014
- Teacher of the year in U.S. Navy pediatrics
- Fellow of the year as child neurology trainee, Children's Denver
- Frequent speaker
locally on sleep in children
- American Academy of
Child Neurology Society
American Academy of Sleep Medicine