How can sleep specialists help with acid reflux?

You are better off. Seeing a gastroenterologist.
Churn & Burn. A sleep specialist can rule out other causes of disturbed sleep. Acid reflux is a common culprit and if identified, appropriate treatment can help you obtain more restful sleep. If the specialist does not identify other causes of your sleep problem, a test trial of reflux treatment may be in order. Many times people are unaware of this problem as they sleep but find improvement with medication.