About Us

Neurology & Sleep Associates offers superior care.

We understand how caring for a family member and worrying about their health and safety affects the dynamics of a daily living. We provide the bridge that you and your family need for balance. We provide a treatment plan that is suited to specific individual needs, helping maintain a better lifestyle.

Rajiv B. Nanavaty MD, D, ABPN

Dr. Nanavaty was born and raised in India where he completed medical school. He completed his Neurology Fellowship at the Medical College of Virginia and is board certified by the American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a general neurologist and treats all neurological conditions including Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, headaches and seizure disorders.

Dr. Nanavaty lives in Suffolk with his wife and two daughters. His children attend school in Suffolk and are involved in many sports activities both at school and in the community. Dr. Nanavaty and his wife are both actively involved in and support many local charities He is an avid sports fan and especially enjoys soccer, football , and cricket.

Lacey D. Lyle FNP (Nurse Practitioner)

Lacey Lyle, FNP began her career in healthcare during high school as a file clerk at a family practice. She continued to work in various areas of patient care including a personal sitter and nursing assistant. She attended Old Dominion University for undergraduate studies and was awarded a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. After working for several years as a nurse providing care for patients with a wide variety of health conditions, Mrs. Lyle returned to ODU where she earned a Master’s of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Lacey Lyle is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is also a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners.

Lacey Lyle joined the practice in 2014 and works closely with Dr. Nanavaty to provide comprehensive care to patients with neurological and sleep conditions. She has built trusting and lasting relationships with every patient, ensuring their healthcare needs are met. Lacey was born and raised in Smithfield, Virginia, where she currently resides with her husband and two sons.

DeJa Davis DNP (Nurse Practitioner)

DeJa Davis, DNP is a family nurse practitioner originally from Mississippi. She has been a resident of Virginia since 2013. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she worked on a medical-oncology nursing unit. She has nursing experience in palliative and hospice care, chemotherapy and biotherapy administration, and chronic disease management. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and Masters of Science in Nursing from Old Dominion University in May 2020 and May 2019, respectively. Her doctorate research focused extensively on improving the outcomes for kinship caregivers. DeJa Davis works with Dr. Rajiv Nanavaty and nurse practitioner, Lacey Lyle, FNP to provide comprehensive assessments and care plans for patients with various neurological conditions. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time with her three daughters, Mallori, Madilyn, and Maci.

DeJa joined Neurology and Sleep Associates in 2020.

Words from Patients

  • I have been treated well by all staff and doctors at this practice. My sleep issues have been helped greatly. My chemo induced neuropathy has been treated well and I have less pain than before. It is now manageable. It was so bad before treatment that I considered going out on disability. I now feel that I can work until I am eligible for full retirement.

    Sharon Dubois

  • caring for my mother-in-law who suffers with dementia was
    becoming really difficult. The care Dr. Nanavaty and his staff provides really helps us
    maintain our lives too.

    Tracy Caring