Helping You Get a Better Night's Sleep


Call: (269) 969-6099
5161 B Drive S, Suite A, Battle Creek, MI 49015

The Lung Center & Sleep Clinic in Battle Creek, Michigan

Satya Bhanu Chaparala, MD, Fellow American Academy of Sleep Medicine 
Dr. Chaparala is the medical director of the sleep lab at the Bronson Battle Creek Sleep Lab. Since 1997, he has been in private practice at The Lung Center  & Sleep Clinic servicing patients with sleep disorders.  

Dr. Chaparala attended medical school at Guntur Medical College in Guntur, India. His post-graduate training included a residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and a Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Cook County. He is board certified in internal medicine, critical care medicine, pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine.

Dr. Chaparala is a member of several professional societies, including:

Calhoun County Medical Society  • Michigan State Medical Society • American Medical Association  • Fellow-American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Nadine F. Potempa, M.D., The Lung Center for Sleep Health in Battle Creek, MI
Nadine F. Potempa, M.D. , Fellow College of Chest Physicians
Dr. Potempa joined The Lung Center in 1998 and has since been providing service to patients with pulmonary dysfunctions. Dr. Potempa graduated in 1992 from Loyola University Chicago with her medical degree.  She had completed her pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, with interest in transplant medicine. Dr. Potempa is board certified in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the National Board of Medical Examiners. She holds licensures in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois, and has both CPR and ACLS certifications.  

Academically, Dr. Potempa has been involved in several research projects and abstracts for these research projects as well. She has lectured on many occasions regarding these projects. 

Dr. Potempa also serves as Medical Director for Select Specialty Hospital of Battle Creek, a long term acute care hospital specializing in medically complex patients and chronic respiratory patients.  She is also past director of BCHS, now Bronson Battle Creek's, ICU and pulmonary programs and is active on multiple committees.

Dr. Potempa also holds memberships in the following societies and associations:
American Medical Association,  American College of Chest Physicians,  American Thoracic Society, and the American College of Physicians.


Contact The Lung Center & Sleep Clinic today at (269) 969-6099 in Battle Creek, Michigan,
for more details on our trained, knowledgeable, and compassionate medical professionals.