Sleep Medicine Associates

State-of-the-Art Care for

Sleep and Pulmonary Medicine 

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What We Offer

We provide state of the art care in the areas of sleep and pulmonary medicine. Given Dr. Mello’s extensive research experience in pulmonary and sleep medicine, he is considered a thought leader in airways diseases and sleep medicine and serves as a committee member for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.  Some of the disease states we specialize in include COPD, asthma, interstitial lung diseases, lung cancer, chronic cough, the evaluation of shortness of breath, sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, and REM behavior disorder.

About Curtis J. Mello, MD, MPH, MBA, FCCP

Board Certifications

Dr. Mello is a graduate of Bishop Stang High School and UMASS Dartmouth, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Master’s in Business Administration.  He also earned a Master’s of Public Health degree from Boston University’s School of Public Health and his MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Dr. Mello completed his internship and residency at Brown University and fellowships in pulmonary and critical care medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center.


Dr. Mello served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Brown University for a number of years and practiced critical care medicine for 20 years. He also has considerable experience in health care administration and medical staff leadership.  Dr. Mello is nationally recognized for his work as a clinical researcher and has been a principal investigator for more than 190 clinical trials. His research has focused on new therapies for COPD and asthma. In addition, he has extensive clinical trial experience in exploring new treatments for obesity, fibromyalgia, narcolepsy, insomnia and idiopathic hypersomnia.  Dr. Mello is a nationally recognized speaker on various topics in asthma and COPD and serves on several medical advisory boards and is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s payer policy relations committee.

He is fluent in English and Portuguese.

Internal Medicine

Pulmonary Medicine

Sleep Medicine

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Our Services

Latest Injectable Therapies for Asthma and COPD.

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Insomnia Management

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Telemedicine Services

Pulmonary Function Testing and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

Clinical Trials


Multiple Sleep Latency Testing

Lab/Home Sleep Testing

Fractional excretion of nitric oxide measurements

Do you snore? Are you always tired?

You could have sleep apnea.

This checklist can help you identify some of the other signs of sleep apnea.

  • Has your partner noticed that you gasp or stop breathing during your sleep?

  • Do you often wake up feeling unrefreshed?

  • Do you sometimes feel excessively sleepy during the day?

  • Have your energy and motivation levels decreased?

  • Do you find it difficult to concentrate?

If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, you may be at greater risk from sleep apnea.

Click HERE for an easy solution.


A Nationally Recognized Researcher

Participate in a Clinical Trial

Dr. Mello is a nationally recognized clinical researcher and participates in many clinical trials that aim to advance medicine in several therapeutic areas.  From a patient's point of view, there are a number of advantages to participating in a clinical trial. 


For more information on how you can enjoy the benefits of participating in a clinical trial and the chance to help others, please click HERE



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Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM Closed Sat & Sun

Now with two offices for your convenience.

370 Faunce Corner Road  2nd Floor

North Dartmouth, MA   02747

 73 Highland Ave Unit C

East Providence, RI 02914

Phone:   774-929-9100

Fax:  855-327-9216

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