Meet Our Medical Director

Khalid M. Eltawil, MD, FAASM Khalid M. Eltawil, MD, FAASM
Torrance Memorial Sleep Disorders Center Medical Director
Pulmonology, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine

Dr. Eltawil earned his B.A. at University of London and M.D. at Cairo University. He completed his Residency and his Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Fellowship at USC Medical Center in 2003. Dr. Eltawil is Board Certified in Internal, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He currently serves as the Medical Director of the Peninsula Pulmonary Medical Associates Sleep Laboratory. Dr.Eltawil is fluent in Arabic.

Staff

The staff at Torrance Memorial Sleep Disorders Center is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of patients with sleep disorders.

Our registered sleep technologists are credentialed by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists and licensed by the Medical Board of California. Be rest assured are staff members are experienced, well-trained and focus on delivering service excellence to our patients.

Program Director

Pamela Michael BS, RRT-NPS
Director Pulmonary, Sleep, and EEG Services

Pam is a licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner and has been in the field for more than 30 years. She has been the Director of the Torrance Memorial Sleep Disorders Center since 2006. She received her BS in Health Science in 1992.

She is a current member of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), the California Society for Respiratory Care (CSRC) and the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). She serves on the board for the California Society for Respiratory Care South Coast Region. She is a part-time clinical instructor for the respiratory program at a local community college.

She is an advocate for sleep technologists and actively participated in the original draft for licensure for sleep technologists in the state of California.

Technicians

Patrick Monday, BBA, RPSGT, RST, CSE, CCRCPatrick Moday, BBA, RPSGT, RST, CSE, CCRC
Senior Registered Polysomnographic Technologist

Patrick Moday, RPSGT, has been a Senior Registered Polysomnographic Technologist at the Torrance Memorial Sleep Disorders Center since 2006. Hailing from both the Midwest and the South, Patrick obtained his BA in Marketing at Georgia State University. Patrick received his sleep technical training at the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Technology.

Patrick obtained both his registry (RPSGT) as a sleep tech in 2005 and Clinical Sleep Educator (CSE) certification in 2012 from the Board of Polysomnographic Technologist (BRPT). He obtained his Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) credential from the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM) in 2011. Patrick is currently licensed by Medical Board of California and a current member of the American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST). He has served on the Board of Directors for the California Sleep Society since 2012. Patrick himself was diagnosed with sleep apnea in 2001. Patrick remains an avid advocate for sleep patients, sleep technologists, and sleep medicine in general.

Tammy Ng Holman, RPSGT, RST, CSE
Senior Registered Polysomnographic Technologist

Tammy is a licensed polysomnographic technologist though the Medical Board of California. She earned her credentials as a registered polysomnographic technologist (RPSGT) in 1999 and was certified as a Clinical Sleep Educator (CSE) in 2012 from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT). She received her credentials as a registered sleep technologist (RST) from the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM) in 2012.

Having been in the field for 20 years, Tammy’s career has been focused on providing excellent individualized patient care, specializing in both pediatric and elderly populations. Her passion to teach has led her to hold numerous roles as a lead trainer and educator. She has also spearheaded various community outreach programs, providing much needed awareness and support.

Crissa Austria, RPSGT
Senior Registered Polysomnographic Technologist

Deborath Hernandez, RRT-SDS
Senior Registered Polysomnographic Technologist