Tom P. Gustafson, MD

Philosophy of Care:

Dr. Gustafson believes in meeting with the patient to obtain a complete health history before deciding the best course of treatment for sleep related disorders.  "It's important that we get the whole story," he says, adding, "Sleep medicine is as much about talking as it is about sleep studies or medications."


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Hospital Privileges:

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor - Rising Star" (2016, 2017)

Chief Resident-Elected leadership role focused on the academic and teaching tasks of the residency, working with medical student in direct clinical and hospital care and developing curriculum. (2008-2009)

John J. "Budd" Galligan Resident Award - Presented by the HealthEast Foundation in recognition of excellence in clinical education, patient education and compassionate patient care. (2008)

Clinical Rotation Honors in Family Medicine Subinternship, Ophthalmology, Sleep Medicine (2004-2006)

Academic Honors distinction for overall performance in Year One courses (2002-2003)

Walter and Virginia Sohre Scholarship

Martin C. and Jean M. Mata Scholarship

Chester and Charlotte Johanson Scholarship

Lester W. and Lois P. Netz Scholarship

Period and Ovulation Tracker - Free application developed for Google Android platform of smart phones for use by patients to track menstrual cycles to allow estimation of date of ovulation, fertile window and anticipated start of menses, which has been downloaded over 270,000 times.

Obstetrics Dating Calculator - Free application developed for Google Android platform of smart phones for use by clinicians to rapidly calculate useful dates when caring for obstetric patients.  Over 27,000 downloads.

IBTR! Breast Cancer Model GUI - Free application developed for Google Android platform of smart phones for use by radiation oncologists to calculate evidence-based estimate of the 10-year ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence with and without whole breast radiation.  Over 14,000 downloads.

Genetic Algorithm for Best-Fit Polynomials - Written in Java, algorithm for finding best-fit polynomial for underlined coordinate data using either an optimized mutation-based model or biological parent-child model.

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