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“It’s important for care to be patient-oriented, meeting both the psychological and physical needs of the patient.”​

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Dr. Amit Biswas is a neurologist who treats complex conditions affecting the brain. He also is a specialist is treating sleep-related disorders.


Dr. Biswas treats patients who have sleep apnea, narcolepsy, excessive daytime sleepiness, insomnia, restless leg syndrome and sleepwalking.  He conducts sleep studies, interprets EEGs and examines patients to determine their conditions and best courses of treatment. He is board certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology and sleep medicine.

His additional training in clinical neurophysiology allows him to be skilled at diagnosing neurological and sleep disorders. Dr. Biswas cares for patients with disorders headaches, back pain, seizures, muscle weakness, numbness, Parkinson's Disease, multiple sclerosis, dizziness and brain tumors.

He earned his medical degree at Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India. He completed a neurology residency at New Jersey Medical School in Newark and fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and sleep medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Columbia, Missouri. He also enjoys teaching residents and medical students and has an honorary faculty position with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison.

Dr. Biswas and his wife have two children, both boys. As a family, they like to travel, cook and play soccer. He's a big sports fan in general, playing in fantasy sports leagues throughout the year.

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  • Medical School
    Maulana Azad Medical College New Delhi, , India, M.D. 1986

    Internship
    University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey Newark, NJ, United States, Internal Medicine 1993

    Residency
    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Newark, NJ, United States, Neurology 1996

    Fellowship
    University of Missouri - Health Sciences Center Columbia, MO, United States, Clinical Neurophysiology & Sleep Medicine 1997

  • Academic Appointments
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology-University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Madison, WI

    Professional Societies
    American Academy of Neurology American Academy of Sleep Medicine American College of Physicians Wisconsin Medical Society Wisconsin Neurological Society

    Board Certifications
    Clinical Neurophysiology: 1999, recertified 2008 Neurology: 1997, recertified 2006 Sleep Medicine: 2000, recertified 2007

    State Licenses
    Wisconsin

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4.5
out of 5 (85 ratings, 10 comments)
4.4
Provider explanations of my problem
4.5
Provider concern for my questions
4.5
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.4
Provider's discussion of proposed treatment
4.4
My likelihood of recommending this provider

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May 1, 2023
Already referred someone coordination of care was excellent, including pre-visit communications w/other specialists I see.
May 25, 2023
Thank you.
June 16, 2023
Dr. Biswas is obviously an expert. He listens and explains beautifully. He is just as obviously one of the kindest people I have ever met.
December 22, 2023
All good
January 24, 2024
Dr. Biswas explained why I need bipap and that it will be ordered through the VA shortly - (It was!).
January 2, 2024
Difficult to reach someone to learn and discuss lab results.
June 1, 2023
He reported numbers and didn't really explained in depth the situation.
October 19, 2023
I don't think he reads charge until just before he comes in & he leaves & comes back - several times - don't really seem to care.
April 25, 2023
Left the room too quick. Had more questions. In and out - in 5 minutes.
June 12, 2023
Dr. Biswas spent the entire visit standing while giving me my sleep study results. I had viewed them online prior to my visit - he told me nothing new, spent less than 5 minutes with me
June 12, 2023
Dr. Biswas spent the entire visit standing while giving me my sleep study results. I had viewed them online prior to my visit - he told me nothing new, spent less than 5 minutes with me
April 25, 2023
Left the room too quick. Had more questions. In and out - in 5 minutes.
October 19, 2023
I don't think he reads charge until just before he comes in & he leaves & comes back - several times - don't really seem to care.
June 1, 2023
He reported numbers and didn't really explained in depth the situation.
January 2, 2024
Difficult to reach someone to learn and discuss lab results.
May 1, 2023
Already referred someone coordination of care was excellent, including pre-visit communications w/other specialists I see.
May 25, 2023
Thank you.
June 16, 2023
Dr. Biswas is obviously an expert. He listens and explains beautifully. He is just as obviously one of the kindest people I have ever met.
December 22, 2023
All good
January 24, 2024
Dr. Biswas explained why I need bipap and that it will be ordered through the VA shortly - (It was!).
April 25, 2023
Left the room too quick. Had more questions. In and out - in 5 minutes.
May 1, 2023
Already referred someone coordination of care was excellent, including pre-visit communications w/other specialists I see.
May 25, 2023
Thank you.
June 1, 2023
He reported numbers and didn't really explained in depth the situation.
June 12, 2023
Dr. Biswas spent the entire visit standing while giving me my sleep study results. I had viewed them online prior to my visit - he told me nothing new, spent less than 5 minutes with me
June 16, 2023
Dr. Biswas is obviously an expert. He listens and explains beautifully. He is just as obviously one of the kindest people I have ever met.
October 19, 2023
I don't think he reads charge until just before he comes in & he leaves & comes back - several times - don't really seem to care.
December 22, 2023
All good
January 2, 2024
Difficult to reach someone to learn and discuss lab results.
January 24, 2024
Dr. Biswas explained why I need bipap and that it will be ordered through the VA shortly - (It was!).
January 24, 2024
Dr. Biswas explained why I need bipap and that it will be ordered through the VA shortly - (It was!).
January 2, 2024
Difficult to reach someone to learn and discuss lab results.
December 22, 2023
All good
October 19, 2023
I don't think he reads charge until just before he comes in & he leaves & comes back - several times - don't really seem to care.
June 16, 2023
Dr. Biswas is obviously an expert. He listens and explains beautifully. He is just as obviously one of the kindest people I have ever met.
June 12, 2023
Dr. Biswas spent the entire visit standing while giving me my sleep study results. I had viewed them online prior to my visit - he told me nothing new, spent less than 5 minutes with me
June 1, 2023
He reported numbers and didn't really explained in depth the situation.
May 25, 2023
Thank you.
May 1, 2023
Already referred someone coordination of care was excellent, including pre-visit communications w/other specialists I see.
April 25, 2023
Left the room too quick. Had more questions. In and out - in 5 minutes.

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