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We found 6 sleep medicine providers who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Advantage Plus near Cedar Park, TX.

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Dr. Said Hassane Soubra, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1464 E Whitestone; Suite 601
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Said Soubra is a specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He works in Cedar Park, TX and Austin, TX. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. Dr. Soubra is affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Harsh Babbar, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1464 E Whitestone Boulevard; Suite 601
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Harsh Babbar, who practices in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Cedar Park, TX, is a medical specialist in adult critical care, obstetrics & gynecology, and sleep medicine. Dr. Babbar is professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. He attended Maulana Azad Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine for residency. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Vani Shree Machavarapu Vallabhaneni, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine
10601 Pecan Park Boulevard; Suite 203
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Vani Vallabhaneni's area of specialization is sleep medicine. Her professional affiliations include Private Practice and Seton Healthcare Family. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Vallabhaneni attended Lady Hardinge Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at the University Medical Center Brackenridge for residency.

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Dr. Shantanu Shreepad Naik, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1464 E. Whitestone Boulevard; Building 6, Suite 601
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Shantanu Naik is a specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He works in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Cedar Park, TX. He is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and a graduate of Henry Ford Hospital's residency program. Dr. Naik accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. James Keller Pohl, MD
Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
801 Hwy 620 South; Suite 101
Austin, TX
 

Dr. James Pohl practices sleep medicine and adult pulmonology in Austin, TX. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pohl takes. Dr. Pohl studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Reddiah Babu Mummaneni, MD
Specializes in Neurology, Sleep Medicine
1401 Medical Parkway; Building B Suite 313
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Reddiah Mummaneni specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and sleep medicine. He studied medicine at Siddhartha Medical College. He completed his residency training at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Mummaneni is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Mummaneni is affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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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.