Sleep Disorders Center

Lifespan Sleep Disorders Center

The Lifespan Sleep Disorders Center is the region's first multi-site, electronically linked sleep disorders center.

The 12-bed, state-of-the-art network includes Rhode Island Hospital’s 10-bed laboratory, located in East Providence and a two-bed pediatric laboratory located in Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Rhode Island Hospital also provides portable home sleep monitors.

The Sleep Disorders Center is one of the first to be accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. All 12 beds in the Lifespan system are connected by a digital polysomnography network, which is a confidential patient profile database. Our team consists of board certified pulmonologists and sleep specialists, behavioral psychologists and registered technologists, all highly trained in the field of sleep medicine. An extensive behavioral insomnia program is located at Rhode Island Hospital.

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Make an Appointment

Call 401-431-5420 to make an appointment or for more information about sleep disorder services for adults, children and teens.

For Adults

Sleep medicine services, including evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, are provided by sleep specialists at locations in Providence, Middletown, Warwick and Newport. These specialists will help diagnose sleep problems and will work with your physician to treat the condition and improve your health. 

Common sleep disorders include:

  • Sleep apnea
  • Parasomnias
  • Narcolepsy
  • Insomnia
  • Delayed sleep-phase syndrome
  • Behavioral insomnia of childhood
  • Snoring
  • Bruxism
  • REM behavior disorder
  • Restless leg syndrome and periodic limb movements during sleep

Sleep studies are conducted at:

  • Rhode Island Hospital Sleep Lab, 70 Catamore Boulevard, East Providence 02914 (adult and pediatric)

For Children

Our center includes the only pediatric sleep medicine program in Southeastern New England that specializes in child and adolescent sleep disorders, and includes both behavioral sleep medicine and pediatric sleep medicine. State of the art pediatric sleep disorders laboratories are housed at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, 6th floor, 593 Eddy St, Providence 02903. Read more about the Pediatric Sleep Program.