Why YNHH for sleep disorders
At Yale-New Haven Hospital, our physicians are board certified in sleep medicine, internal medicine and pulmonary diseases; and as an interdisciplinary program, they work closely with specialists in otolaryngology, neurology, cardiology, psychology, dentistry, and bariatric surgery.
The Sleep Disorders Center is composed of internationally known experts in the field who provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment modalities for a wide spectrum of sleep disorders.
Among the conditions diagnosed and treated are:
- Sleep-related breathing disorders, such as snoring and sleep apnea
- Restless leg syndrome and movement disorders during sleep
- Sleep apnea-related seizure disorders
- Circadian and shift work-related disorders
- Excessive sleepiness
- Evaluation of patients with heart failure and stroke
- Parasomnias, such as sleep walking and talking, abnormal behavior during sleep
State-of-the-art treatments for snoring and sleep apnea include minimally invasive procedures, dental appliances and sophisticated airway pressurization methods.
The Sleep Disorder Center at Yale-New Haven Hospital is staffed by highly trained, board-certified sleep specialists as well as registered polysomnographic technicians, offering the highest quality of care.
Research and innovations
The clinicians at the Sleep Disorder Center are at the forefront of research on cardiovascular and stroke complications of sleep apnea; and the ways of reducing the risk of thee conditions. Our physicians were the first to demonstrate that sleep apnea causes stroke and diabetes; and how appropriate treatment can lower the risk.
Pediatric Sleep Center
Learn more about Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital's Pediatric Sleep Center