Sleep Disorders

Duke’s sleep experts treat adults and children with a wide range of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy and sleep terrors. Sleep disorders result from a wide variety of factors. We diagnose the cause, evaluate your condition, and offer the most appropriate treatment to ensure you sleep better and return to full enjoyment of your daily activities.

Nationally Accredited Sleep Disorder Center

Many factors can impact your ability to experience a good night’s sleep. Finding the cause of your sleep disorder, and recommending the right treatment is what we do. Our sleep experts undergo advanced training to ensure their high level of expertise in sleep medicine, as well as the medical conditions that can lead to sleep disorders. Our team also includes sleep specialists who are experts in cognitive behavioral health therapy which is often used to treat insomnia, narcolepsy and other sleep disorders.

As an accredited sleep disorders center -- one of the first in North Carolina -- we have more than 40 years of experience helping patients like you sleep well. We work closely with you every step of the way, from evaluation and diagnosis through treatment. We offer a complete range of options designed to help you overcome your sleep disorder as quickly as possible.

Pediatric Sleep Disorder Experts

Our skilled pediatric sleep specialists diagnose and treat sleep disorders in young children. We provide comprehensive testing, treatment and evaluation for infants, children and adolescents who experience poor sleep hygiene, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, sleep terrors and sleepwalking, as well as restless leg syndrome.

Choose Duke for your sleep disorders treatment because we offer:

  • Nationally accredited sleep center.  Our specialists are certified in sleep medicine, and our sleep center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. We have also been recognized for our outstanding care and patient satisfaction.
  • Sleep medicine experts. Our doctors undergo advanced training in a variety of medical specialties to ensure you receive the most comprehensive care. Your team may include psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, pulmonologists, otolaryngologists (ear, nose and throat specialist) and others. Our sleep medicine experts work together to ensure you benefit from the full spectrum of treatment options tailored to your needs.
  • Convenient continuum of care. We work with you through diagnosis, treatment and follow up. If your physician recommends an overnight and/or daytime sleep study, our sleep lab is conveniently located at Durham’s Millennium Hotel. This ensures your sleep studies take place in a comfortable atmosphere.
  • Access our clinical trials. You may be eligible to participate in our clinical trials which are testing new therapies for sleep disorders.


Diagnosing the underlying cause of your sleep disorder is crucial to determine the right treatment. Your doctor will choose from the following options to ensure you get the care you need.


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