More about Lifespan's Sleep Disorders Center
The Sleep Disorders Center of Lifespan Hospitals at Newport Hospital is part of Lifespan's multi-site, state-of-the-art sleep program. Ours is the only sleep program in Southeastern New England offering a
comprehensive approach to sleep problems.
At Newport Hostpial, we provide evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for adults and children with sleep disorders. We employ the latest diagnostic and therapeutic methods to provide care to our patients.
The Lifespan team of experts includes board-certified sleep medicine specialists; psychologists specializing in behavioral sleep medicine; and residents and fellows in pulmonology, neurology, psychology and psychiatry. We collaborate closely with pulmonary, ear-nose-and-throat, and neurology specialists.
We are the only sleep program in Southeastern New England to treat sleep disorders using a multidisciplinary approach, which has been shown to provide the best treatment for sleep problems. In many cases, both medical and behavioral factors need to be addressed in order to treat sleep problems.
Services offered by the program may include evaluation by both a physician who is a board-certified sleep specialist and a psychologist specializing in behavioral sleep medicine. The evaluation includes a physical examination and careful review of each patient’s medical and sleep history to determine whether physical problems and/or behavior might be causing the sleep disorder.
Common sleep disorders include: