Restful sleep is very important to a person's health. Sleep is a time for the mind and body to renew and restore. It is estimated that two out of every five Americans have a serious sleep disorder. The Sleep Center at CHI St. Alexius Health helps individuals with sleep disorders such as excessive daytime sleepiness, falling asleep at inappropriate times and snoring, achieve more normal sleep patterns.
On February 1, 2006, the CHI St. Alexius Health Sleep Center became the first Sleep Center in the region to be accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. As an AASM accredited Sleep Center, the CHI St. Alexius Health Sleep Center has demonstrated that we have met all standards set up by the AASM.
Some of these standards are:
- employing skilled and qualified staff
- creating a clean and comfortable environment
- developing a quality assurance plan
- adhering to evidence-based practice parameters
The AASM also considers an accredited Sleep Center as a significant resource to the medical community and the public.
The Sleep Center at CHI St. Alexius Health provides comprehensive clinical evaluation, diagnosis, and management of children and adults with all forms of sleep disorders. We are fortunate here at CHI St. Alexius Health to provide our patients the very best care.
CHI St. Alexius Health has a state-of-the-art sleep center with the finest equipment and extremely knowledgeable staff. The staff consists of registered respiratory therapists, registered polysomnographic technologists, neurologists and our two physicians specially trained and board-certified in Sleep Medicine, Dr. Siriwan Kriengkrairut and Dr. Chatree Wongjirard.
Who Are We?
Medical Director - Siriwan Kriengkrairut, MD, Board Certified Sleep Specialist
Director of Respiratory Therapy - Jay B. Bauer
Lead Technologist - Tara Vander Laan, RRT-SDS, RPSGT
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