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Sleep Disorders Center

Erlanger North Sleep Disorders Center
632 Morrison Springs Rd.
Suite 300
Chattanooga, TN 37415
Phone: 423-778-3316
Fax: 423-778-3485

Mon-Thurs: 8:30AM – 4PM
Friday: 8:30AM – Noon

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Good Health Starts with a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep disorders prevent people from getting restful sleep, often leading to daytime sleepiness and dysfunction. While most sleep disorders are not immediately life-threatening, they can result in serious medical conditions if left untreated. The Sleep Disorders Center at Erlanger North offers the latest clinical and technological advancements to improve your sleep health. Fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, our state-of-the-art diagnostic facility provides easy overnight monitoring in a relaxed, stress-free environment. Sleep testing is performed in a private bedroom with a full-sized bed, high-definition cable TV, WiFi and a private bathroom with a shower.

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Sleep Disorders We Treat

Treatments We Offer

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Patient Information & Paperwork

Home Sleep Test (HST) Information

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Our Sleep Center Providers


Sleep Disorders We Treat

If left untreated sleep disorders can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, obesity, depression, inability to concentrate, irritability, accidents or daytime sleepiness. The Erlanger North Sleep Disorders Center offers testing and treatment for many sleep disorders including the following:

  • Sleep apnea – a disorder in which you have pauses in breathing or periods of shallow breathing while sleeping. If left untreated sleep apnea can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, obesity, depression, inability to concentrate, irritability or daytime sleepiness.
  • Insomnia – a disorder in which you have difficult falling asleep and/or staying asleep. Insomnia has been linked to mood swings, depression, inability to concentrate and irritability.
  • Narcolepsy – a disorder that causes you to experience periods of extreme daytime sleepiness and the sudden inability to stay awake. This extreme sleepiness makes school and work difficult. There are also serious risks involved with driving when narcolepsy is left untreated.
  • Restless legs – a disorder that is characterized by “creepy crawly” feelings in your legs causing the strong urge to move your legs while at rest. This can make falling asleep difficult.
  • Periodic limb movement disorder – a disorder in which you have repetitive limb movements that occur while asleep.  These movements can lead to restless sleep for both you and your bed partner; leading to daytime sleepiness for both of you.
  • REM behavior disorder – a disorder that occurs during Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep.  During normal REM sleep the brain is highly active and you experience a loss of muscle tone preventing dream enactment. With REM behavior disorder you do not experience the normal loss of muscle tone which can lead to acting out your dreams including hitting your bed partner. 

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Treatments We Offer

Treatment for sleep disorders may include one or a combination of the following options. These treatment options will be discussed with you and will depend on your sleep disorder diagnosis.

  • Medication
  • CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) Therapy
  • Dental device
  • Change in nighttime routine
  • Recommendation of weight loss

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Sleep Study Photo Gallery

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Patient Information & Paperwork

New Patient Questionnaire

New Patient Appointment Letter

What to Expect During Testing at the Sleep Center

Sleep Study Instructions

Epworth Sleepiness Scale

Map & Directions to the Sleep Disorders Center

Pay Your Sleep Study Bill

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Home Sleep Test (HST) Information

The Sleep Center may ask some patients to perform a home sleep test (HST), a diagnostic tool for obstructive sleep apnea. If this is required, we will provide you with a portable HST device, which is about the size of a telephone handset. Here are instructions on using the HST device and how to return it.

Instruction Video for Home Sleep Test

Instruction Flier for Home Sleep Test

Instructions for Returning Home Sleep Test Device

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Referral Information for Providers

Direct Referral for Sleep Testing - Fax the following required documentation to 423-778-3485.  Once documentation is received by the Sleep Center. our medical director will review the order and patient history prior to the patient being scheduled for testing. This is to comply with our accreditation with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.   Required documentation includes:

  • Direct Referral Order Form (completed and signed by provider)
  • Patient’s demographics and insurance information
  • Office note pertaining to the patient’s sleep related symptoms

Referral for Sleep Consulation - Fax the following required documentation  to 423-778-3485.  Once documentation is received by the Sleep Center, we will contact the patient to schedule a consultation.  Required documentation for a consultation referral includes:

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Our Sleep Center Providers

Tareck A. Kadrie, MD
Tareck A. Kadrie, MD
Medical Director

William Blalock, MD
Paul Bates, PA-C
Physician Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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