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Muna Irfan, MD


Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

"At Hennepin, which is a solid pillar of the community, my foremost role is to care and advocate for the patient no matter what the circumstances."

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Irfan did her Neurology residency at the university of Minnesota after which she completed her fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. She specializes in management of various neurological and sleep disorders. She is proficient in reading EEGs, polysomnograms, actigraphy, oximetry, MSLT and other related studies. She has a special interest in parasomnias including REM sleep behavior disorder, RLS and sleep problems in complex neurological diseases as this group is especially vulnerable.

Media, Newsletters and Videos

  • Featured in Life as a neurology resident in the University of Minnesota neurology department website


  • Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Certified by Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support/Basic Life Support


  • Young investigator Parasomnia Section Award 2015
  • Recipient of medical education/Faculty development fellowship 2014
  • Chief resident for education and curriculum design for neurology residency 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Medical Association


  • Irfan, M. Stroke code simulation MedEd portal by the American Medical Association Jan 2015
  • Irfan, M. Neuromuscular disorders and sleep in critically ill patients Elselvier 2015
  • Irfan, M. Hypersomnia due to Medical Condition ICSD 3 Sleep case Book 2015
  • Irfan, M. Occurence of Subacute Recanalization and Collateral Formation in Patients with Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Journal of Neurocritical care Dec 2010
  • Irfan, M. Confirmation of T1-Bright Vein of Galen Aneurysm Spontaneous Thrombosis by Subtraction MR Venography Acta Radiologica. 2008


"I love to spend time with my family especially exploring the outdoors. I also enjoy travelling, learning about cultural history and the arts."


Medical School

King Edward Medical University, LAHORE, PAKISTAN


Neurology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA


Sleep Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Transitional Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA