We found 4 sleep medicine providers who accept Private Healthcare Systems near Fort Worth, TX.

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Dr. Raymond Charles Ii Perkins II, MD
Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2801 South Hulen Street; Suite 600
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Raymond Perkins practices sleep medicine and adult pulmonology. Patient ratings for Dr. Perkins average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Perkins honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. Dr. Perkins is open to new patients.

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Dr. Kerim Fareed Razack, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Kerim Razack practices adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Razack has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. David Ostransky, DO
Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. David Ostransky is a medical specialist in sleep medicine and adult pulmonology. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Ostransky is especially interested in sleep disorders. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Before performing his residency at Grandview Medical Center, Dr. Ostransky attended A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Ostransky (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Japanese. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders

Dr. Oyeyemi Adetokunbo Fabuyi, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
508 S Adams; Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Oyeyemi Fabuyi's specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He practices in Fort Worth, TX, Lakeworth, TX, and Arlington, TX. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Fabuyi's areas of expertise include syncope (fainting), aortic valve disease, and bronchiectasis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Fabuyi is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He studied medicine at Ogun State University, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences. His residency was performed at Harlem Hospital Center.

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Clinical interests: Bronchiectasis, Atrial Fibrillation, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, ... (Read more)

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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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