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We found 5 sleep medicine providers near Fayetteville, NC.

Dr. Jayesh Bhalushanker Dave, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1201 Walter Reed Road
Fayetteville, NC

Dr. Jayesh Dave is an adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology specialist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in lung cancer, intensive care, and bronchoscopy. Dr. Dave is affiliated with Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital and Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. He attended medical school at Medical College Baroda. He trained at Jersey City Medical Center for residency. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Dave is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Bronchoscopy, Intensive Care, Sleep Apnea, Lung Cancer

Dr. Gautam Dev, MD
Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1205 Cape Court; Suite A
Fayetteville, NC

Dr. Gautam Dev practices sleep medicine and adult pulmonology in Fayetteville, NC. On average, patients gave Dr. Dev a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in sleep disorders, emphysema, and cancer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital and Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. He accepts Medicare insurance. After attending the University of Calcutta for medical school, he completed his residency training at Long Island College Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Pulmonary Function Test, Cancer, Emphysema, ... (Read more)

Dr. Samuel Alan Fleishman, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine
Cape Fear Valley Sleep Center; 3308 Melrose Road
Fayetteville, NC

Dr. Samuel Fleishman practices psychiatry and sleep medicine in Fayetteville, NC. His clinical interests include sleep disorders. He is affiliated with Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital and Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia, Dr. Fleishman attended medical school at East Carolina University, The Brody School of Medicine. Dr. Fleishman is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders

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Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2300 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC

Dr. Brydon Grant sees patients in Fayetteville, NC. His medical specialties are sleep medicine and adult pulmonology. Before completing his residency at Middlesex Hospital, London, Dr. Grant attended medical school at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School and the University of London. Dr. Grant is affiliated with Fayetteville VA Medical Center.

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Dr. Amita Sadashiv Shetty, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Cape Fear Valley Sleep Center; 3308 Melrose Road
Fayetteville, NC

Dr. Amita Shetty's medical specialty is sleep medicine. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Shetty's professional affiliations include Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, and Southeastern Regional Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Shetty is a graduate of Topiwala National Medical College and a graduate of Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center's residency program.

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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.