Patient Care at the Penn Sleep Centers
Healthy sleep is an important part of good health and wellness. Poor sleep and/or sleep disorders may affect daytime functioning, affect mood, and also may cause or worsen other medical conditions such as heart-related conditions. Read about some Common Sleep Symptoms and Conditions.
- The Penn Sleep Centers offer new and follow-up office visits, telemedicine visits, attended sleep lab sleep testing, and home sleep apnea testing at many Penn Sleep Center locations.
The Penn Sleep Centers also offer several Special Sleep Programs and Clinics at some of the locations such as the CPAP Program and Clinics, the CPAP Alternative Clinic, the Sleep Ventilation Program, the HUP Inpatient Sleep Program, the Insomnia Treatment Program, the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program, the Sleep Mental Health Clinic and Treatment Research Program, CHOP Transitioning, and other collaborations such as with Penn Dental Medicine Orthodontics for apnea oral appliances.
Testing: Having a Sleep Study
There are several treatments for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) remains the standard OSA treatment. However, some patients may be candidates for alternative non-CPAP therapies such as upper airway surgeries, oral appliances, medical weight loss or surgical weight loss options, or other novel therapies.