NEW YORK, NY (April 2013) -- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary's Sleep Center, a six-room unit serving adult and pediatric patients, has been reaccredited from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
AASM Accreditation of Sleep Disorders Centers is a voluntary process for the assessment of sleep programs. By achieving accreditation, a sleep center demonstrates a commitment to the provision of quality diagnostic services and the longitudinal management of sleep patients.
More than 9,000 persons have been evaluated in the NYEE Sleep Center since it opened in 2005.
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Sleep Center medical staff includes: pulmonologists Rochelle Waldman, MD, medical director; Eric Teller, MD; and Boris Sagalovich, MD; and otolaryngologist Gene Ukrainksy, MD.
Patients are admitted by physician referral. To make a referral or obtain more information, please contact 212-979-4775.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is a professional medical society for clinicians, researchers, and other health care providers in the field of sleep medicine. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, founded in 1820 and located on 14th and Second Avenue in Manhattan, is the nation's first specialty hospital and today one of the largest and most respected providers of medical and surgical services in Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. It handles more than 30,000 surgical cases and 225,000 outpatient visits a year.