Our Team

Jacob Dominik, MD

Jacob Dominik, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Jacob Dominik completed his Bachelor of Science in cell biology and neuroscience in 2001 at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and his medical doctorate in 2005 at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. He completed his residency in neurology in 2009 at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida and his fellowship in sleep medicine in 2010 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Dominik is board-certified in both neurology and sleep medicine. He joined Sleep Insights after completion of his training and became Sleep Insights’ Medical Director in 2015.

Dr. Dominik diagnoses and treats adult and pediatric (ages 5+) patients for all sleep disorders. Some of the most common disorders seen are: sleep-disordered breathing (sleep apnea), insomnia, hypersomnias (narcolepsy), sleep-related movement disorders (such as restless legs syndrome) and parasomnias (sleepwalking). He also provides interpretations for Sleep Insights’ sleep studies and home sleep apnea tests (HSTs). Dr. Dominik sees patients at the Rochester and Batavia locations.

Cherie Muscari, FNP-C

Cherie Muscari, FNP-C

Cherie received her Master of Science in Nursing from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2013. She has clinical experience in primary care and acute walk-in care. Prior to receiving her Nurse Practitioner licensure, Cherie was an RN for several years and worked in post-partum/special care nursery.

Cherie joined Sleep Insights’ staff in 2018. She diagnoses and treats patients (ages 18+) for all sleep disorders. Some of the most common disorders seen are: sleep-disordered breathing (sleep apnea), insomnia, hypersomnias (narcolepsy), sleep-related movement disorders (such as restless legs syndrome) and parasomnias (sleepwalking). Cherie currently provides sleep medicine consultations and patient care at the Rochester location.

Andrea Laudisio, PA-C

Andrea Laudisio, PA-C

Andrea Laudisio received her Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 2002 from D’Youville College in Buffalo. She has clinical experience in neuropsychiatry, neurology, and sleep medicine. Andrea comes to Sleep Insights with over nine years of sleep medicine experience. In addition, she was actively involved in clinical research on dementia, mood disorders, and VNS/TMS therapies.

Andrea joined Sleep Insights’ staff in 2019. She diagnoses and treats patients (ages 18+) for all sleep disorders. Some of the most common disorders seen are: sleep-disordered breathing (sleep apnea), insomnia, hypersomnias (narcolepsy), sleep-related movement disorders (such as restless legs syndrome) and parasomnias (sleepwalking). Andrea currently provides sleep medicine consultations and patient care out of the Niagara Falls location.”

Dana Heusler, FNP-C

Dana Heusler, FNP-C

Dana Heusler received her Master of Science in Nursing in St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY. She comes to Sleep Insights with clinical experience in pulmonary and sleep medicine. Prior to receiving her Nurse Practitioner licensure, Dana was an RN and work in adult and pediatric cardiac intensive care, care management, and emergency medicine.

Dana joined Sleep Insights’ staff in 2019. She diagnoses and treats patients (ages 18+) for all sleep disorders. Some of the most common disorders seen are: sleep-disordered breathing (sleep apnea), insomnia, hypersomnias (narcolepsy), sleep-related movement disorders (such as restless legs syndrome) and parasomnias (sleepwalking). Dana currently provides sleep medicine consultations and patient care at the Rochester location.

Lindsay Strassheim, PA-C

Lindsay Strassheim, PA-C

Lindsay Strassheim received her Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Daemen College in Amherst, NY 2011. While at Daemen, she was involved with Students Without Boarders and traveled to the Dominican Republic to participate in a humanitarian effort to provide free medical care to impoverished citizens. She came to Sleep Insights with over 8 years of clinical experience in neurology and sleep medicine.

Lindsay joined Sleep Insights’ staff in 2019. She diagnoses and treats patients (18+) for all sleep disorders. Some of the most common disorders seen are: sleep-disordered breathing (sleep apnea), insomnia, hypersomnias (narcolepsy), and sleep-related movement disorders (such as restless leg syndrome) and parasomnias (sleepwalking). Lindsay currently provides sleep medicine consultations and patient care at the Niagara Falls location.

Holly Blaakman

Received her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and Master of Physician Assistant Sciences from Saint Francis University in 2017. She then completed her postgraduate fellowship in Surgery at Rochester General Hospital in 2018. She came to Sleep Insights with 5 years of clinical experience in otolaryngology where she treated patients of all ages with sleep apnea. Holly joined the Sleep Insights staff in the fall of 2023. She treats adult and pediatric patients for all sleep disorders at the Rochester location.

Jonathan Shaw

Received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Ohio State University and Master of Biomedical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Toledo in Ohio in 2015. After completion of training, Jonathan spent 8 years in cardiac and thoracic surgery in Texas.

Jonathan joined Sleep Insights’ staff in 2023. He diagnoses and treats patients (18+) for all sleep disorders. Some of the most common disorders seen are: sleep-disordered breathing (sleep apnea), insomnia, hypersomnias (narcolepsy), and sleep-related movement disorders (such as restless leg syndrome) and parasomnias (sleepwalking). Jonathan currently provides sleep medicine consultations and patient care at the Dansville and Geneseo locations.

Jeffrey O. Dann

Jeffrey O. Dann

CEO, Sleep Insights Management Services

Jeffrey O. Dann is an experienced business and healthcare executive with over 35 years’ involvement in the medical industry. He is currently the owner and operator of several healthcare related businesses: Sleep Insights, a regional sleep management services organization in Upstate New York; Bensons, a durable medical equipment and CPAP supply company; Transource, a medical transcription company; Vital Alerts+, a telehealth software development company; and Integrative Pain & Wellness, a comprehensive pain management practice. Mr. Dann has also served as an executive mentor and investor in several life sciences startup companies in Buffalo, NY.

Mr. Dann has an undergraduate degree in accounting from Niagara University and obtained his CPA while working for Price Waterhouse. He is a 2009 graduate of the Center for Entrepreneur Leadership (CEL) program through the SUNY at Buffalo School of Management.  In addition, Mr. Dann achieved the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) certification in April 2016.

He has served on the Audit Committee of the American Academy of Neurology, the Practice Development Committee of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Audit and Finance Committee of the Medical Group Management Association.  Mr. Dann is also a certified medical practice executive and Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE).

Ramez Ghaly

President, Sleep Insights Management Services

Owner, Ghaly Sleep Center