Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

The medical specialty of Pulmonology or Pulmonary Medicine deals with ailments related to the lungs and the respiratory tract including asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis, complicated chest infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases like emphysema. Critical Care is a branch of medicine concerned with life support or organ support systems in patients who are critically ill and who usually require intensive monitoring. The two areas complement each other in this division of UBMD Internal Medicine.

Sleep Medicine experts for sleep disturbances, disorders, apnea and insomnia.

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Locations:

Buffalo:

  • Conventus: 716.961.9900
  • UBMDIM @ Veterans Administration Medical Center: 716.834.9200

Williamsville:

  • 1020 Youngs Road, Suite 110: 716.961.9900

Sleep Medicine

Sleep Medicine is the subspecialty devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of sleep disturbances and disorders. Our physicians are board certified in Sleep Medicine and interpret the results from tests performed in several labs in the greater Buffalo, Niagara and Central New York areas. UBMD Sleep Physicians and Registered Sleep Technicians will assist you with all of your sleep-related problems and concerns.

Symptoms:

  • snoring
  • daytime tiredness
  • nocturnal gasping or choking
  • witnessed episodes of not breathing
  • difficulty falling asleep
  • history of heart problems, acid reflux, diabetes, obesity, or high blood pressure

 

We Treat:

  • obstructive sleep apnea
  • Cheyne-stokes breathing at night
  • hypersomnia
  • insomnia
  • narcolepsy
  • night terrors
  • night walking
  • nocturnal hypoventilation
  • parasomnias
  • other various sleep disorders

Sleep is necessary for everyone's well-being. We offer comprehensive care in a two-step process:

Step One: A Sleep Study Evaluation by a Certified Sleep Specialist

A comprehensive approach to all sleep problems begins with a sleep evaluation and consultation by UBMD Sleep Physicians who are specialists in their field. A course of further evaluation or therapy will be determined at that time.

Step Two: Sleep Results

A sleep study may be performed to record your sleep stages and respiratory pattern. The data from this will be scored by a Registered Sleep Technician and interpreted by UBMD Sleep Physicians.

Our Tips for a Better Night's Rest:

  • Maintain a regular sleep and rise time.
  • Limit caffeine, nicotine and alcohol.
  • Limit naps during the day and keep at short intervals.
  • Keep your room temperature cool.
  • Keep your room dark and quiet.
  • Avoid over-the-counter sleep aids.
  • Limit use of electronic devices in the bedroom or dim settings.
  • Limit food intake before bedtime.
  • Keep exercise light.

Locations:

To schedule an appointment at any of our Sleep & Wellness Center locations below, please call 716.348.3435.

  • Amherst: 6105 Transit Road, Suite 100
    *Moving to our 1020 Youngs Road location on July 1, 2019. This office will remain open through June 28, 2019.
  • Batavia: 229 Summit Street #6
  • Buffalo: 1275 Main Street, Suite 100
  • Hamburg: 4535 Southwestern Blvd., Suite 207
  • Lancaster: 4893 Transit Road