MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's Pediatric Sleep Disorders Program offers a pediatric focused, multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders in children and adolescents. Our program includes a team of pediatric specialists in Pulmonary Medicine, Neurology, Otolaryngology and Psychology who evaluate children and teenagers with various sleep disorders and offers recommendations for medical, surgical or behavioral treatment.
Conditions that we treat include:
- Adolescent sleep problems (Delayed sleep phase syndrome)
- Central hypoventilation syndrome
- Chronic respiratory failure
- Infants who have experienced an apparent life threatening event (ALTE)
- Nighttime fears
- Restless leg syndrome
- Sleep disordered breathing
- Sleep apnea
- Snoring and Obstructive sleep apnea
- Sleep terrors
- Sleep disturbances associated with chronic illness
- Upper airway and craniofacial anomalies
- Ventilator and technology dependence
What we offer:
All our clinicians are pediatric specialists in the field of sleep medicine. From diagnosis to treatment, our care is designed specifically for children and adolescents with a variety of complex and chronic sleep disorders.
A multi-disciplinary approach
Our patients are seen by a team of specialists which includes Pediatric Pulmonologist, Maria Bautista MD, Pediatric Neurologist, Cesar Santos, MD, Pediatric Otolaryngologists, Earl Harley, MD and Gregory Milmoe, MD, Pediatric Psychologists, Kathy Katz , PhD and Keisha Mack, PhD who work together to diagnose and treat sleep-related conditions. We closely collaborate with referring providers to create a seamless delivery of care.
Tests and Procedures:
Sleep studies are often performed to observe a child's sleep in our Sleep Disorders Center.
State of the art equipment
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's Sleep Disorder Center has been continuously accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine since 1985. Our Center utilizes advanced technologies and methods that allow us to monitor a child's sleep and breathing patterns throughout the night.
For more information about our services or to schedule an appointment or consultation at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's Pediatric Sleep Disorders Clinic, please contact us at 202-444-0011.
Referring physicians may schedule sleep studies by calling GUH Sleep Disorders Center at 202-444-3610.