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For Immediate Release
Sinai Sleep Center Earns Accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
The Sleep Center at Sinai
Hospital of Baltimore has gained accreditation from the American
Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The AASM accreditation, considered by
professionals as the gold standard for sleep centers, comes after a lengthy
review process, which looked at numerous areas including safety, clean and
comfortable patient environment, training of physicians and staff, and the
availability of consultant services.
"The AASM accreditation reflects the Sleep Center's high standards and
dedication to patient care, advancement for sleep research, and both public and
professional education,” said Brian Bohner, M.D., medical director of the Sinai Sleep
The Sinai Sleep Center, under the direction of Bohner
and Stephen Schonfeld, M.D. , co-director of the program,
provides a place where sleep patterns can be monitored and evaluated by sleep
medicine specialists. With more than 85 recognized sleep disorders that can rob
a person of deep, restorative sleep, the Sleep Center at Sinai is equipped with
luxurious, private suites designed to provide a comfortable and tranquil
environment for sleep study patients.
"The endorsement by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine is evidence of the
hospital's continued commitment to providing a variety of treatment options and
specialties as well as great quality of care,” said Steven
Gambert, M.D. , physician-in-chief at Sinai Hospital.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is a professional organization
dedicated to advancing sleep health care by setting clinical standards for the
field: advocating for recognition, diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders;
educating professionals dedicated to providing optimal sleep health care; and
fostering the development and application of scientific knowledge.
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore is a member of LifeBridge Health, a regional
health organization, which includes Northwest Hospital Center, Levindale Hebrew
Geriatric Center and Hospital,Jewish
Convalescent & Nursing Home, and related subsidiaries and affiliates.
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