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We found 4 sleep medicine providers who accept Medicare near Sherman, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine
5012 US Hwy 75; Suite 290
Denison, TX
(903) 771-2844

Dr. Sanober Butt specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. She attended medical school at Dow Medical College. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Butt honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine, Adult Critical Care
5012 South US Hwy; 75 Suite 300
Denison, TX

Dr. Badar Kanwar's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He is a graduate of Allama Iqbal Medical College. Dr. Kanwar is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center and Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Specializes in Pulmonology (Lung & Respiratory Disease), Sleep Medicine, Adult Critical Care
300 N. Highland Avenue; #455
Sherman, TX
(903) 868-2800

Dr. Muqdad Zuriqat is an adult critical care, pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease), and sleep medicine specialist. He graduated from the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver.

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Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Psychiatry
121 West Lamberth; Suite A
Sherman, TX
(903) 892-6700

Dr. Jawad Riaz's areas of specialization are psychiatry and sleep medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Riaz takes. Dr. Riaz studied medicine at King Edward Medical University. His training includes a residency program at the University of Mississippi 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.