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We found 9 sleep medicine providers who accept Medicare near Indianapolis, IN.

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Specializes in Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Kenneth Wiesert specializes in psychiatry and sleep medicine and practices in Indianapolis, IN and Greenwood, IN. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Wiesert graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Wiesert is affiliated with Franciscan St. Francis Health - Indianapolis. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
550 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Cynthia Brown's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Brown attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Brown (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. She is affiliated with the University of Virginia Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, General Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
550 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Shalini Manchanda sees patients in Carmel, IN and Indianapolis, IN. Her medical specialties are adult critical care, general internal medicine, and sleep medicine. Dr. Manchanda is professionally affiliated with Indianapolis VA Medical Center. She attended medical school at Christian Medical College. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Hany Haddad practices sleep medicine and adult pulmonology. Dr. Haddad is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Thomas Sullivan's medical specialty is sleep medicine and adult pulmonology. He attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Karl Yang practices adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Yang accepts Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Bilal Safadi's specialties are adult critical care and sleep medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Safadi takes. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Sleep Medicine
705 Riley Hospital Drive; Roc 4270
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Stephanie Jackson works as a pediatric neurologist and pediatric sleep medicine specialist. Dr. Jackson is in-network for Medicare insurance. She graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine
714 N Senate Avenue; Suite 120
Indianapolis, IN
 

Dr. Yuzhu Tang practices sleep medicine in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Tang accepts Medicare insurance.

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What is Sleep Medicine?

Sleep medicine is the medical field that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to sleep and rest. This can include difficulty sleeping well at night or problems with daytime sleepiness. Sleep medicine specialists treat patients of all ages who need better rest.

When people think of sleep disorders, they often think of insomnia. That’s one kind of sleep disorder, but there are several others. In addition to insomnia, a sleep medicine specialist may treat conditions such as:
  • Sleep apnea
  • Shift work disorder
  • Circadian rhythm disorder
  • Severe or recurrent jet lag
  • Narcolepsy

Treatments may include medication, light therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, or CPAP therapy. CPAP, which stands for continuous positive airway pressure, is one of the most commonly prescribed treatments. These tiny machines have a tube and mask and blow a stream of air over the face at night, helping patients with snoring or sleep apnea to breathe easily and sleep more soundly.

One important tool often used in sleep medicine is the sleep study or polysomnogram, where patients sleep either in a lab or at home with a monitoring device. The sleep study allows doctors to measure the quality of sleep over an entire night, check for various sleep problems, and identify breathing disorders such as sleep apnea. If performed in a lab, you will arrive and spend the night sleeping in a bed similar to one in a hotel room. You may have electrodes attached to your head and chest to monitor your breathing, oxygen levels, brain waves, and heart rate. Technicians collect the information, which your physician can use to identify and diagnose disorders that have been interrupting your sleep.

Not getting enough rest at night makes you feel terrible, can make it difficult to do the things you need to do, and can even put you at higher risk for physical and mental health problems. Feeling tired all the time can be a huge quality of life issue. If a sleep disorder is preventing you from getting enough rest, a sleep medicine specialist can help you manage the problem so that you have the energy to enjoy your life.