We found 4 sleep medicine providers who accept United Healthcare Navigate HMO near Orlando, FL.

Showing 1-4 of 4
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Akinyemi Olutoye Ajayi, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Sleep Medicine
2660 W Fairbanks Avenue
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Akinyemi Ajayi's specialties are pediatric pulmonology and pediatric sleep medicine. He practices in Winter Park, FL, Tampa, FL, and Orlando, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Ajayi is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ajayi accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Ilorin College of Health Sciences and performed his residency at Maimonides Medical Center and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He speaks Yoruba. He is affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners, Orlando Health, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

Read more
Dr. Timothy Wayne Jones, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1222 S. Orange Avenue; 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Timothy Jones' medical specialty is adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Jones is affiliated with Orlando Health. He studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He trained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for residency. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jones accepts.

Read more

Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Sleep Medicine
1717 S Orange Avenue; Suite 100
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Floyd Livingston is a pediatric pulmonologist and pediatric sleep medicine specialist in Orlando, FL. He studied medicine at Meharry Medical College. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Livingston is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

Read more

Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Sleep Medicine
501 E King Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Karen Baker is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology and sleep medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Baker accepts. She studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

Reviews

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Certifications

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.