Sleep Medicine Clinic

The Department for Sleep Medicine at American Hospital Dubai is a state-of-the-art facility, conveniently located inside the main hospital, to provide professional consultation, diagnostic, and treatment services for all types of sleep disorders.

Sleep Medicine is a medical specialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. We have board-certified sleep medicine consultants, with years of experience in inpatient care in the field of sleep medicine. Their practice specializes in treating sleep-related disorders among people of all ages, from infants to elders. Our healthcare specialists follow a multi-disciplinary approach for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, by collaborating closely with the departments of , internal medicine, cardiology, ENT, Neurology, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, etc. At our sleep medicine CENTER, the patient’s sleep can be monitored with state-of-the-art digital and analog equipment which provides precise information, required to develop personalized treatment plans.

Our Subspecialties:

1) Adults Sleep Medicine: Offers comprehensive treatment services to adults struggling with breathing difficulties during sleep, difficulties falling or staying asleep, excessive daytime sleepiness, and unusual sleep-related behaviors.

2) Pediatric Sleep Medicine: The pediatric sleep medicine is a subspecialty that addresses sleep deprivation and associated issues in infants, children, and adolescents. Sleep issues in pediatrics require additional assessment and intervention by experts from other medical specialties, such as neurologists, lung specialists, behavioral specialists, psychiatrists, and otolaryngologists for their resolution.

You should seek expert advice or medical intervention if you feel:

• Sleepy despite having a sound and prolonged sleep at night
• Tired after waking up in the morning
• Tired and sleepy during the day
• Restless while asleep
• Sleepy and drowsy during the daytime
• Poor focus, concentration, and memory
• Morning headaches
• Uncontrolled high blood pressure
• Uncontrolled blood sugar
• Frequency of urination at night
• Decreased intimacy, and low sex drive
• Depression

Conditions We Treat:

The specialized team at the Department for Sleep Medicine is experienced in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of sleep disorders, including:

• Sleep Apnea
• Insomnia
• Hypersomnia
• Restless Legs Syndrome
• Narcolepsy
• Parasomnia (sleepwalking, talking, eating)
• Night terrors
• Nightmares
• Confusional arousals
• Nocturnal seizures

Sleep Medicine Services:

Latest diagnostic testing tools and methods:

We use the most advanced technology and tools to understand and diagnose sleep disorders among both children and adults. These may include:

• Sleep Laboratory (also called polysomnography)
• Home-based sleep screening
• Nocturnal oximetry
• Daytime sleep monitoring
• Capnography

Comprehensive treatment options:

Based on assessment and diagnosis, the Department for Sleep Medicine offers a wide range of comprehensive treatment services for adults and children with sleep disorders, including:

• Snoreplasty
• Somnoplasty
• Turbinectomy
• Nasal CPAP and Bi-level PAP
• Oral mandibular advancement device
• Uvillopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)
• Maxillomandibular osteotomy

Expertise:

The facility of sleep medicine at American Hospital Dubai is:

• Staffed by board-certified sleep physicians and American board-certified technical staff
• Equipped for the diagnosis and treatment of all types of sleep disorders including apnea, insomnia, movement disorders, and narcolepsy
• Minimal turnaround time from evaluations to the initiation of treatment
• Our services are meant for adults and pediatric patients

Accessibility and Care

• Prompt patient scheduling
• On-site consultation with physicians
• Thoughtfully designed patient testing rooms
• Caring clinicians for the optimal patient experience

Schedule an Appointment:

If you have sleep deprivation and are struggling with its repercussions, our Sleep Medicine Specialist can help. Request an appointment by calling us at +971 43775500 or filling out a secure online form, and let us quickly get you on the pathway to better sleep and better health.

Doctors Panel of Sleep Medicine Clinic

Ahmed Abdelfadil

Consultant Pulmonary, and Sleep Medicine

Arabic, English

Omendra Narayan

Consultant Pediatric Pulmonologist

English, Hindi, Urdu

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