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

Dr. Jayesh Dave, who practices in Fayetteville, NC, is a medical specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: lung cancer, intensive care, and bronchoscopy. Dr. Dave's professional affiliations include Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital and Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Dr. Dave honors Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Medical College Baroda and a graduate of Jersey City Medical Center's residency program.

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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. Dr. Dev studied medicine at the University of Calcutta. His medical residency was performed at Long Island College Hospital. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, emphysema, and cancer. Dr. Dev has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital and Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

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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 & Neurology, Sleep Medicine
Cape Fear Valley Sleep Center; 3308 Melrose Road
Fayetteville, NC
 

Dr. Samuel Fleishman is a medical specialist in sleep medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Fleishman include sleep disorders. Dr. Fleishman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital and Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Fleishman's education and training includes medical school at East Carolina University, The Brody School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders

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

Dr. Brydon Grant is a sleep medicine and adult pulmonology specialist. After completing medical school at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School and the University of London, he performed his residency at Middlesex Hospital, London. He is professionally 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 specializes in sleep medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, and Southeastern Regional Medical Center. Dr. Shetty attended medical school at Topiwala National Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Shetty completed a residency program at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Shetty takes 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.
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