What do sleep doctors do?
Sleep doctors diagnose and treat any of the over 90 different sleep disorders some of which include sleep apnea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnia, parasomnias, REM sleep behavior disorder and circadian rhythm sleep disturbances to name a few.
Education of sleep specialists
Sleep specialists must first complete a residency in the primary specialties of internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, psychiatry, neurology or ENT surgery etc and then do a fellowship in sleep medicine (or be grand fathered in before the specialty requirements were put in).
Sleep specialist in New York City
If you or your loved ones are told to consult with a sleep specialist or sleep doctor in or around greater New York City and you are looking for a board certified sleep doctor who is also experienced in diagnosing and managing any of the 90 different sleep problems, you are at the right place.
Our sleep specialist, Dr Prab R Tumpati, MD is not only board certified in sleep medicine but also has over 10 years of practice experience and is familiar with any of the various sleep disorders. We offer convenient evening, and weekend hours and most importantly, same week appointments in most situations unlike many other programs with long waiting lists.
We have two convenient locations in greater New York City – one in Brooklyn and another in Manhattan, NYC