Our mission at the Sleep Disorders Center is to:
- Provide high-quality care to patients with sleep disorders
- Excel in educating the public, physicians, medical students, and other health care providers about sleep and sleep disorders
- Advance the field of sleep medicine through research and other scholarly activity
Our team of sleep specialists take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. Your health care is tailored to your personal needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety, and service.
Established in 1979, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center’s Sleep Disorders Center is among the first in the nation dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. Our center at Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Heater Road in Lebanon, New Hampshire, is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. The Sleep Disorders Center is staffed by physicians and providers specializing in sleep disorders from a variety of disciplines, including internal medicine, family medicine, neurology, pulmonary and critical care medicine, and psychology.
We also provide a Sleep Medicine Fellowship program, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), which trains physicians from different disciplines in all aspects of sleep medicine to become sleep medicine specialists.
In addition to our Heater Road location, we also offer AASM-accredited sleep services at Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Manchester, Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics Nashua, and Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital.
We provide consultation and testing for all varieties of sleep-related disturbances, including:
- Central sleep apnea
- Circadian rhythm disorders
- Hypoventilation syndromes
- Idiopathic hypersomnia
- Obstructive sleep apnea
- Overlap of sleep apnea and other conditions (congestive heart failure, COPD and other pulmonary diseases)
- Parasomnias (including nightmares, night terrors, REM behavioral disorder, sleep walking)
- Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea
- Periodic limb movement disorder
- Restless legs syndrome
- Shift work sleep disorder
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