My reading list

Dr. Robert Oexman's Reading List

Reading is a great way to ease your mind and body before getting ready to sleep. Below is a list of recommended books and journals, both scientific and fictional, from Dr. Robert Oexman.

Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War
​By: Robert Kurso

A historical account of two deep sea divers, John Chatterton and Richie Kohler, who, in 1991, discovered the wreckage of a World War II German U-boat, 230 feet below the frigid Atlantic waters. This story tells the tale of the divers personal and professional trials and tribulations as they work together over the next six years to uncover the mystery of this unmarked historical vessel.

I believe it is important to read on topics or hobbies you enjoy.  I love history and diving, so this is a great read for my personal interests.- Dr. Robert Oexman

Decision Points
By: George W. Bush

A candid and personal account of George W. Bush and his decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.

Our presidents make some of the toughest decisions on a daily basis. While I would not want to be in any presidents' shoes, I do believe it is important to learn from our great leaders. - Dr. Robert Oexman

Principles and Practices of Sleep Medicine
By: Meir H. Kryger, MD, FRCPC, Thomas Roth, PhD, and William C. Dement, MD, PhD

A comprehensive and dependendable guide to effectively diagnose and manage the most sleep disorders.

Great reference for a sleep industry professional to have on his or her desk. - Dr. Robert Oexman



No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden
By: Mark Owen

A first person account of the planning and execution of Osama Bin Landen. Mark Owen of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group describes in this blow-by-blow narrative of some of how the navy seal confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moments. ​​​

This memoir is a reminder of how I am glad and appreciative that we have people willing to risk their lives to protect ours. - Dr. Robert Oexman


SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper
By: Howard E. Wasdi

A dramatic, behind-the-scenes chronical of the Navy SEALS and Special Forces snipers. Howard E. Wasdin's first hand account,  takes the reader through the grueling selection process of Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) and the mission that forced his to fight for his life.

This collection of memiors are a true testomonial for standing up for what you truly believe. - Dr. Robert Oexman

Professional Industry Journals:

  • Sleep
  • Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
  • Spine
  • Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics