Dr. Nilong Vyas is a board-certified pediatrician, founder, and CEO of Sleepless in NOLA, LLC Sleep Consulting and Coaching Service, and mother of two beautiful boys. She was raised by educator parents in New Orleans and earned a Masters in Public Health degree from Tulane University as well as a Medical Doctorate from LSU Health Sciences Center. After completing her Pediatrics residency at LSU, she briefly worked as an ER Physician at Children’s Hospital New Orleans and subsequently chose to join private practice at Lake Vista Pediatrics.
After completing seven years and numerous sleep consults in private practice, and difficulties with her own children’s sleep issues, she began her own sleep consultancy business, ‘Sleepless in NOLA’, in 2014. She is a firm believer in the value of sleep (for the well-being of both children and their parents) and the need for healthy sleep habits. Her mantra ‘from good sleep comes good eaters, readers, and behaviors is what the foundation of her practice is based on. She passionately believes that well-rested children develop better socially, emotionally as well as academically with fewer behavior problems.
Dr. Vyas has written numerous articles, assisted in writing several books, participates in many podcasts, and was named the Women in White Coats Hero of the Year for 2019 and Tucks Top Sleep Consultant in the US!
Board certification: American Board of Pediatrics