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Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine

  Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

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UPMC Sleep Medicine Center

The UPMC Sleep Medicine Center is a multi-disciplinary effort incorporating respiratory medicine, psychiatry, otolaryngology, and bariatric surgery specialists. This comprehensive care program directs the only sleep laboratory in the region certified as a comprehensive care laboratory by the American Academy of Sleep Disorders. An established collaboration, both clinical and research, with the Western Psychiatric Institute Sleep Medicine Program provides comprehensive care for patients with the full range of sleep abnormalities in addition to the more traditional disorders of sleep apnea.

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Patrick Strollo, M.D., explains the research recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, “Upper-Airway Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea,”which showed implanting a device called Inspire® Upper Airway Stimulation led to a 70 percent reduction of severe obstructive sleep apnea symptoms.