The Mission Sleep Center provides outpatient sleep medicine services, offering a wide spectrum of care to residents of western North Carolina. The outpatient sleep program is comprised of an outpatient clinic and a 14-bed sleep lab. In addition, we also provide home sleep apnea testing. Mission is certified by American Academy of Sleep Medicine as a fully accredited Sleep Center. Our team is made up of board certified sleep medicine specialists, pulmonologists, nurse practitioners and registered polysomnographic technologists.
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The Mission Sleep Center provides state-of-the-art treatment for a wide spectrum of sleep disorders. Our fully accredited facility provides both in-lab and home-based testing to evaluate patients for obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, parasomnias, insomnia and sleep-related movement disorders. We work in close collaboration with local durable medical equipment organizations to help patients with their CPAP equipment and to improve overall satisfaction with treatment.
Mission Children's Hospital and Mission Sleep Center offer a comprehensive approach to the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric sleep disorders. Our center is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and has been providing quality sleep care for more than 25 years. Our team of board-certified sleep specialists and registered technologists are pediatric-trained and experienced in meeting the unique needs of children.
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