We found 4 sleep medicine providers who accept Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield near Kendall Park, NJ.

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Dr. David B Cohn, MD
Specializes in Pulmonology, General Internal Medicine, Other, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine
5 Plainsboro Road - Medical Arts Pavilion; 3rd Floor, Suite 300
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. David Cohn specializes in pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease), general internal medicine, and critical care (intensive care medicine) and practices in Flemington, NJ, Plainsboro, NJ, and Monroe, NJ. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include lung cancer, sleep apnea, and restless leg syndrome. Dr. Cohn is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Cohn attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Problems, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wajahat Hussain Khan, MD
Specializes in Pulmonology, General Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine
3546 State Route 27
Kendall Park, NJ
 

Dr. Wajahat Khan specializes in pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease), general internal medicine, and critical care (intensive care medicine) and practices in Kendall Park, NJ and Princeton, NJ. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep apnea, snoring, and chronic cough. Dr. Khan is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He attended medical school at the University of Sint Eustatius School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Problems, Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Interstitial Lung ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
491 Amwell Road; Building 2, Suite 200
Hillsborough, NJ
 

Dr. Stephen Einreinhofer's specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He practices in Hillsborough, NJ. His residency was performed at Norwalk Hospital. His areas of expertise include emphysema, bronchitis, and sleep apnea. Dr. Einreinhofer's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Clinical interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Problems, Bronchitis, Sarcoidosis, Interstitial Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Hatim Fathi Youssef, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, General Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
3546 State Route 27
Kendall Park, NJ
 

Dr. Hatim Youssef's areas of specialization are adult critical care, general internal medicine, and sleep medicine; he sees patients in Kendall Park, NJ. Dr. Youssef attended UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for residency. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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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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