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What kind of doctor specializes in sleep apnea if you are in a small town far from specialists?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
5 doctors agree

In brief: Primary care

Talk to your primary care physician, he will help you find the right resources.
Most hospitals have a sleep testing facility and can point you in the right direction.

In brief: Primary care

Talk to your primary care physician, he will help you find the right resources.
Most hospitals have a sleep testing facility and can point you in the right direction.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Try Pulmonary or ENT

Often you may find a lung specialist or ear-nose-and-throat specialist who can give input and help with making that diagnosis if your family doctor is not comfortable doing so.
The condition is very common though, and mot doctors should be able to order the appropriate tests and guide you in treatment. Ent doctors can sometimes perform corrective surgery.

In brief: Try Pulmonary or ENT

Often you may find a lung specialist or ear-nose-and-throat specialist who can give input and help with making that diagnosis if your family doctor is not comfortable doing so.
The condition is very common though, and mot doctors should be able to order the appropriate tests and guide you in treatment. Ent doctors can sometimes perform corrective surgery.
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Some ENTs

or pulmonologists may specialize in this.
Your insurance company or PCP may be able to give you guidance on where to go.

In brief: Some ENTs

or pulmonologists may specialize in this.
Your insurance company or PCP may be able to give you guidance on where to go.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: A sleep specialist

You may have to drive as sleep physicians are trained to treat these disorders.
A family doctor will have knowledge but not specifically about the intricacies.

In brief: A sleep specialist

You may have to drive as sleep physicians are trained to treat these disorders.
A family doctor will have knowledge but not specifically about the intricacies.
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
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Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Talk to your Doctor

You can start by talking with your Primary Care about getting tested for possible Sleep Apnea.
Usually a hospital will have the ability to do the testing and can get you set up with a physician for follow-up.

In brief: Talk to your Doctor

You can start by talking with your Primary Care about getting tested for possible Sleep Apnea.
Usually a hospital will have the ability to do the testing and can get you set up with a physician for follow-up.
Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
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