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What type of doctor would I go to in order to get a sleep disorder diagnosed?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Pulmonologist

Most sleep disorder centers are run by pulmonary specialists with a special interest in sleep disorders.
Sleep apnea is a common problem & treatment often involves respiratory care. Occasionally, a neurologist may also do a sleep eeg study to identify various forms of sleep related seizures.

In brief: Pulmonologist

Most sleep disorder centers are run by pulmonary specialists with a special interest in sleep disorders.
Sleep apnea is a common problem & treatment often involves respiratory care. Occasionally, a neurologist may also do a sleep eeg study to identify various forms of sleep related seizures.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Sleep Medicine Dr.

In order to properly diagnose a sleep disorder, one should see a sleep medicine doctor. Usually, an overnight "sleep study" needs to be done (usually painless, and involves little wires glued onto one's scalp to measure the brain rhythms, while one sleeps under video monitoring).
There are many types of sleep disorders, with various treatments. Children also get sleep disorders.

In brief: Sleep Medicine Dr.

In order to properly diagnose a sleep disorder, one should see a sleep medicine doctor. Usually, an overnight "sleep study" needs to be done (usually painless, and involves little wires glued onto one's scalp to measure the brain rhythms, while one sleeps under video monitoring).
There are many types of sleep disorders, with various treatments. Children also get sleep disorders.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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