Sleep Medicine Overview

Sleep Medicine treats patients 18 years of age and older on an individual basis. Patients need a health care provider’s referral. Accreditation standard requires that a sleep relevant history and physical be obtained and reviewed prior to any laboratory examinations. Ask your primary care provider for more information. The sleep study rooms within the center’s laboratory are designed for the comfort of patients and are similar to hotel rooms in decor. The lab is also equipped with the latest technology available for observing patients with sleep disorders.

Hattiesburg Clinic Sleep Medicine treats common conditions including:

  • Sleep apnea syndrome
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Periodic leg movements in sleep (PLMS)
  • Narcolepsy and other disorders of excessive sleepiness
  • Wake/sleep rhythm disturbances
  • Sleep movement and sleep behavior disorders
  • Disorders of initiation and maintenance of sleep