Quality Sleep for a Better Life
If you spend most of your time feeling tired, there’s a better way to live: dream big! We understand that getting proper treatment for your sleep disorder can be a truly life changing event. Whether you are struggling with insomnia, sleep apnea or if you simply don’t feel rested, our team of board certified sleep physicians, registered technologists, clinical sleep educators work closely with you to find the right sleep solutions.
The DCMC Sleep Disorder Facility is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and located at our Sturgeon Bay campus. For more information, contact the Sleep Disorder Facility, (920)-746-3585.
What is a Sleep Disorder?
Most sleep disorders are marked by difficulty falling or staying asleep, daytime drowsiness, sleep-disordered breathing, or abnormal movements, behaviors, or sensations during sleep.
Two of the most common sleep disorders are insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea.
Other disorders include parasomnia, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy, and sleep movement disorders. These conditions impact the quality of life leaving many people too tired to enjoy life during the day and often impacting other family members.
Take our Sleep Apnea Assessment found at the bottom of this page.
Education on sleep-disordered breathing
Orientation to testing procedures and opportunities to trial sleep masks
In-lab sleep testing
Home sleep testing
Daytime nap studies
Mask and pressure desensitization
Prefabricated oral appliances
Positional therapy devices
Richard Hogan, MD: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine
Andrzej Kurek, MD: Family Medicine, Sleep Medicine
The facility’s private bedrooms are architecturally soundproof and have individual temperature controls for comfort. Your room is furnished with a bathroom and shower, a flat-screen TV, wireless internet access, comfortable beds, reclining lift chairs, eco-friendly linens and a whirlpool tub. Complimentary breakfast is offered.
For in-lab sleep testing, we offer a comfortable, home-like setting where technologists make you feel at ease. While you sleep, our caring staff use state-of-the-art equipment to monitor your heart rate, breathing patterns, brainwave activity and other key indicators. These procedures are safe and totally non-invasive.
The Sleep Disorder Facility accommodates adult and pediatric patients ages 14 and up. Patients under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
National average for patients' adherence to positive airway pressure therapy after 1 year is 40-60%. Our sleep center consistently runs 15% higher than the national average. This is due to the expert attention, follow-up and coaching that patients receive from physicians and staff once they are placed on therapy.
Whether you’ve been using sleep therapy for many years or just looking for assistance with your sleep issues, our compassionate staff is here to help you with your healthcare needs.
Sleep Disorder Facility Patient Testimonials
"Everyone was very pleasant and explained things thoroughly. They made sure I understood everything and explained steps and what would happen next. I appreciated that my wife could stay here. It was very convenient." ~ Robert Gillespie
"I was most impressed with the knowledge the ladies had. They were super! They made you feel comfortable, asked if I had any questions. I felt they were concerned about why I was here. Thank you!" ~Mary Breitlow
"I was impressed by the knowledge, experience and professionalism of the staff. Their compassionate care was a big comfort. My experience was very comforting. I felt I was getting the best professional care available." ~Mary Bilodeau
To schedule an evaluation or for more information, please call the Sleep Disorder Facility at (920)-746-3585 or email DCMHsleeplab@dcmedical.org.
Sleep Apnea Assessment
Sleep Apnea Videos