It’s difficult to live life to the fullest when you have trouble sleeping. Most people occasionally experience changes in their normal sleep patterns. However, these are usually temporary. But when you are often exhausted, have trouble falling asleep, wake up a lot during the night, fall asleep during the day, or don’t feel refreshed by sleep, you may need to be evaluated.
The nationally accredited Methodist Sleep Diagnostic Center is committed to offering exceptional care for people with sleep disorders.
- A spacious and comfortable 10-suite sleep center, which means you can relax as you receive the latest sleep study evaluations
- Expanded sleep study and clinical data, including state-of-the-art technology that provides specialized diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities for specific disease processes
- An individualized C-PAP clinic for new and existing patients
- Board-certified and fellowship-trained sleep medicine physician
- Nationally registered sleep medicine technologists
Accreditation, board certification and national registration are important. They mean that the sleep center meets high national standards of care and that the doctors and technologists have received specialized training, been evaluated by their peers, and have shown outstanding levels of clinical knowledge and expertise.
At the Methodist Sleep Diagnostic Center, we care about your health and well-being.
- We conduct sleep studies in a homey, comfortable atmosphere.
- We offer several treatment options based on your needs.
- We provide information on sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy and other disorders to help you better understand your problem.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) accredited Methodist Sleep Diagnostic Center of Oak Ridge in spring 2001. AASM is a professional membership organization dedicated to quality care for patients with sleep disorders, advancement of sleep research, and public and professional education.
Frequently Asked Questions
What happens during a sleep study?
A sleep technician attaches wires to your scalp and other areas to monitor your brain wave activity, heart rate, eye movement and oxygen level while you sleep. During the test, the technician keeps a close watch to make sure you are comfortable.
What are the treatment options?
Treatment options vary, depending on the type of sleep disorder. They include behavior modification, dental devices, and a nasal mask called a C-PAP (for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure). The C-PAP keeps your airway open while you sleep. Surgery presents another treatment option.
How do I schedule a sleep study?
We see patients referred by their doctors. For more information, please call Methodist Sleep Diagnostic Center, (865) 835-3810. We are conveniently located on the 3rd floor of the Cheyenne Ambulatory Center on the Methodist Medical Center campus.