Sleep is critical to your child's growth and development. The Sleep Disorders Center at Children's Hospital & Medical Center is the most comprehensive pediatric sleep disorders program in the region and is the only center with a physician board certified in pediatric sleep medicine. Our program is dedicated to diagnosing, managing and treating sleep-related disorders in children to help your child regain healthy sleeping habits.
There are numerous types of sleep disorders, many of which can diminish quality of life and impact your child's personal health. These disorders can cause any of the following problems:
Difficulties falling asleep and staying asleep
Children are often referred to the Sleep Disorders Clinic by their pediatrician, by another specialty doctor or even by a concerned parent. Sleep disorders are categorized into two main types: primary/physiologically based sleep disorders and behaviorally based sleep disorders. Based on the child's symptoms, our staff will help determine which clinic is the best fit for your child's sleep problems.
The Sleep Disorders Center offers the following services:
Our staff includes a pediatric pulmonologist board certified in sleep medicine, the state's only pediatric psychologist certified in behavioral sleep medicine, a dedicated pediatric nurse practitioner, a pediatric nurse and four respiratory therapists who are also registered polysomnography technologists.