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Medical Specialist: Sleep Medicine
The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) offers subspecialty certification in Sleep Medicine to board-certified specialists in Neurolog...

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Medical Specialist: Sleep Medicine

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) offers subspecialty certification in Sleep Medicine to board-certified specialists in Neurology, Child Neurology, Internal Medicine, Otolaryngology (ENT), Pediatrics or Family Medicine. Sleep Medicine subspecialists are experts in the diagnosis and management of sleep-related clinical conditions, including circadian rhythm disorders. This subspecialty includes the clinical assessment, polysomnographic evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders and other problems pertaining to the sleep-wake cycle.

Associated Diagnoses

  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Parasomnia
  • Sleepwalking
  • Middle insomnia

Reference:

American Board of Medical Specialties, 2006-2008.

Written by: JC Jones MA, RN
Last Updated: February 20, 2008
Published By: Healthline Networks Inc.
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