- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- CPAP/BiPAP setup in our lab
- Central Sleep Apnea Diagnosis
- Home sleep studies
- Polysomnography (In-Lab study)
- CPAP/BiPAP titration (In-Lab study)
Sleep Disorders – What Are They, Why Are They Happening and How Auburn SleepMed Can Help Treat Them
Understanding Sleeping Disorders
Sleep disorders constitute as one of the world’s most prominently rising forms of ailments, yet contribute as only a small percentage of issues that patients seek help from their physicians for. Why is that?
Well, for starters, sleep disorders are usually overlooked by many patients as actual disorders in place of a messed up schedule. Understandably, that might be a contributor. However, the disease is notwithstanding other variables.
Another reason and one which prompted us to establish Auburn SleepMed is the fact that the diagnosis, prognosis and eventual treatment of a sleep disorder takes a considerable amount of time at hospitals and several health care facilities.
Sleep disorders have to be understood, and at Auburn SleepMed, we are dedicated to providing our patients with every form of sleeping problems solutions!
Sleep As A Need, Not As A Want
The human body is configured in a sort of rhythm known as the circadian rhythm whereby, by our being,
there comes a time of day where we need to sleep. It doesn’t come off as a question of want, rather a basic fundamental which is required.
Now, here’s where the problem kicks in – sleep problems solutions are yet to receive the sort of significance that they warrant as disorders because they are quite often understood as less concerning than say heart attacks.
However, it is worthwhile to mention that if a need of the human body is repressed to an unbearable extent, heart conditions are just the tip of the iceberg.
Prognosis of sleep disorders is probably on-set. We’re all familiar with expressions such as: ‘Someone woke up on the wrong side of the bed today.’ Imagine having to wake up on said ‘wrong side’ for months.
Sleep Disorders Clinic – Auburn SleepMed was created with the sole objective of being a modern facility for a form of disorders that have been so often brushed off by many patients, as well as physicians. Our director, Dr. Wassim Assaf having had worked at various hospitals throughout his career realized just for persistent of an issue this was.
Today, we stand ahead above numerous such facilities due to our adequate care programs, early diagnosis, and our initial treatment plans. Not only do we operate solely for this cause, we also work in close association with your primary health care physician and health service providers for better treatment.
Why Choose Us?
Immediate availability for the following
- – Office consultation
- – Home sleep studies
- – In-lab sleep studies
- – Fast results
We will work closely with your primary
care physician regarding your results as
well as the plan of care to provide you
with the best patient experience.
We work closely with Durable Medical
Equipment companies to ensure we get
the best devices in a timely manner
including CPAP, BIPAP, supplies every
3-6 months including masks, filters, hoses.
Our sleep lab uses electronic medical
records (PrognoCIS) with easy access to
your records through PrognoCIS Patient
Portal in compliance with HPPA policies.
We have a lot of experience in the sleep
medicine field and we understand
our patient’s needs.
We are located close to many major
central Massachusetts cities with easy
access to our office.
Services Provided At Auburn SleepMed
Sleep apnea, insomnia, hypersomnia, and a multitude of other sleep disorders all speak the same thing – an annoyance for the patient.
Sleep is a significant contributor to our general health and well-being. The importance of which can not be overlooked and comes at par with any other day-to-day activity.
This is something that our director, Dr. Wassim Assaf, realized when he was working at many hospitals throughout the United States. Hence, through Auburn SleepMed, we aim at providing our patients with excellent services.
Our services include diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of the following sleeping disorders:
- Central Sleep Apnea Diagnosis
- CPAP/BiPAP setup in our lab
- Central Sleep Apnea
- Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
- REM behavioral disorder
- Nightmare disorders and other parasomnias
- Circadian Rhythms and Shift Work Sleep Disorder.
- Any sleep-related problems
- Obesity Hyperventilation Syndrome
- Idiopathic Hypersomnia
- Restless Leg Syndrome
Never thought there would be more than just the typical, ‘can’t sleep at night for the whole seven hours’ forms of disorders, did you?
What Sets Us Apart From The Rest?
Our facility is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine ; which is the goal standard for accreditation of sleep labs in the U.S.
To dedicate ourselves fully to the cause, Auburn SleepMed is currently working as a service provider for sleep disorders of the types mentioned above. We prefer if you have a chat with your Primary Care Physician before heading over to our clinic.
What sets us apart from any other clinic operating under the same umbrella head as ours is pretty straightforward.
Auburn SleepMed, which is a sleep clinic/lab, has built a rapture for itself amongst locals of the Massachusetts area as an immediate testing facility for any, and every form of sleep disorders.
We provide timely consultation followed by the appropriate sleep study and fast results.
Your referral from your PCP gives us valuable insight into all forms of patterns that aid our team to diagnose your condition. Furthermore, we work in association with numerous physicians around you regarding your results as well as plans of care to provide you with the best patient experience.
The Best Possible Care
We have expertise in the analysis of all sleep disorders including Obstructive Sleep Apnea alongside CPAP/BiPAP arrangement and follow up on; Central Sleep Apnea, Obesity Hyperventilation Syndrome and other Sleep-related hypoventilation, Idiopathic Hypersomnia, Insomnia, Restless Leg Syndrome, Periodic Limb Movement Disorder, REM social issue Narcolepsy, and different parasomnias.
Sleep Medicine is a field that is continually expanding in health services, particularly with the open consciousness of the significance to treat sleep disorders, because of their impact on daily life.
Great sleep is imperative to feel lively and function well. Treating sleep disorders can likewise help avoid numerous ailments, including hypertension, heart assaults, strokes, heart disappointment, and other cardiovascular issues.
About Dr. Wassim Assaf
Dr. Assaf attended the University of Tichreen in Lattakia, Syria and graduated with honors September of 2004. He did his internal medicine training at University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and completed training in 2011. He did his fellowship training in Sleep Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed that training in 2018.
Message from the Director
We are glad to announce that our sleep lab is now open and accepting new patients. After working at many hospitals and realizing that it is always difficult to get patients with sleep disorders diagnosed and treated in a reasonable time; I decided to start a practice with the goal to provide immediate testing and exceptional care.
Sleep Medicine is a field that is always expanding especially with the public awareness of the importance to treat sleep disorders, due to their effect on the quality of life. Good sleep is very important to feel energetic and function well.
Visit Auburn Sleep Centre, Today!
Auburn Sleep Centre is located in the heart of Massachusetts at the city of Auburn. Location is within the heart of the state, and thus we cater to patients that are not solely local to the area, but from various cities within and outside of the country.
Our primary goal is to provide our patients with the absolute best treatment plans in the shortest amount of time.
We understand the importance of a good night’s sleep. Even a day of anything to the contrary can significantly impact our general wellbeing.
We are offering home sleep solutions for the time being, but will likewise soon offer a wide range of in-lab facilities.
We are a sleep center, and we don’t do primal consideration. We will readily acknowledge the referral from your primary care physicians. We anticipate organizing with your PCP’s office and other consideration suppliers to give the best result to your well-being and prosperity.