Meet Dr. Carter

Kevin A. Carter, DO, FAASM, is Board Certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine; he is also Board Certified in Family Practice. Through the Carter Sleep Center, he offers full-spectrum sleep medicine evaluations, diagnosis and treatments. In addition, Dr. Carter serves as the Medical Director of the Sleep Center at Kettering Medical Center, and also sees patients at Kettering and Sycamore hospitals, as well as the Cornerstone Medical Center and Huber Health Center Sleep Labs.
Dr. Carter holds the degree of Fellow by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine — recognition that he has met the highest standards in the practice of sleep medicine.

Before establishing his current practice, Dr. Carter served as Medical Director at the United States Army Sleep Medicine Center at Fort Benning, Georgia. Prior to this appointment, he served as a United States Army Field Surgeon, with service including deployment in Iraq.

Dr. Carter is a graduate of the Ohio University of College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is also an active member of both the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Carter personally consults with and prepares each patient prior to a sleep study or treatment to assure complete comfort and ease with sleep study processes.


Please welcome to our professional staff Certified Nurse Practitioners Sara Whitlock and Andrea Malson. Sara and Andrea play important roles in working with our sleep disorder patients, including counseling them on ways to better manage their total health and long-term wellness.


Dr. Carter has contributed to the advancement of sleep disorder treatment by co-authoring articles in prominent sleep medicine and healthcare journals. Click here for a current bibliography

Carter K, Hathaway N, and Lettieri C.  Common Sleep Disorders in Children. American Family Physician. 2014 Mar 1; 89(5):368-77.

Mysliwiec, Vincent and Carter, KevinShort Sleep Duration and Shift Work 
Military Medical and Veterans Affairs Forum. 2013 Aug; 17(4):8-9. The relevance, prevalence, and consequences of short sleep duration and shift work in military personnel.

Collen J, Orr N, Lettieri CJ, Carter K, Holley AB. Sleep Disturbances Among Soldiers with Combat Related Traumatic Brain InjuryCHEST Journal. 2012; 142(3):622-630.

Christine F. Lettieri, Christopher J. Lettieri, and Kevin CarterDoes Home Sleep Testing Impair CPAP Adherence in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea? CHEST Journal. 2011 Apr;139(4):849-54.

Kevin A. Carter, D.O.; Christopher J. Lettieri, M.D.; Jennifer M. Peńa, M.D. An Unusual Cause of Insomnia Following IED-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2010 Apr 15; 6(2):205-6.

Kevin Carter, Jon Dickerson, Darryle D. Schoepp, Melinda Reilly, Nicole Herring, Jon Williams, Floyd R Sallee, James W. Sharp, and Frank R. Sharp. The mGlu2/3 receptor agonist LY379268 injected into cortex or thalamus decreases neuronal injury in retrosplenial cortex produced by NMDA receptor antagonist MK-801: possible implications for psychosis. Neuropharmacology. 2004 Dec; 47(8):1135-45.