Sleep Disorders Program
|Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology
SLEEP DISORDERS PROGRAM
Sleep Specialists and Respirologists:
Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick
Dr. Effie Fanaras
Dr. Nicholas Vozoris
Sleep Specialist and Neurologist: Dr. Lysa Boisse Lomax
|Sleep Disorders Laboratory
KGH Kidd 6, Room 22-6-005
Medical Director: Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick
Co-ordinator: Dr. Helen Driver, PhD, RPSGT, DABSM
|Sleep Disorders Education Centre (SDEC)
Hotel Dieu Hospital M4A-008
Co-ordinators: Nancy Farr and Alison Devlin
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Phone: 613-548-2478 Fax: 613-548-1359
Patients are referred to the Kingston General Hospital, Sleep Disorders Office via fax (613-549-1459) from their Family doctor, medical specialist or from a medical doctor at a walk-in clinic or ER.
SLEEP REFERAL FORM - http://deptmed.queensu.ca/assets/Sleep Referral Feb2013.pdf
The referrals are prioritized by a sleep specialist. Typically, patients are scheduled to be seen in clinic by a sleep specialist physician at Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) before being scheduled for an overnight sleep study at Kingston General Hospital, Sleep lab. Appointments are mailed to patients from the Sleep Disorders Office or may be scheduled by phone.
The Sleep Disorders Laboratory has six private bedrooms and is located at KGH on Kidd 6, Rm 22-6-005. Sleep studies are conducted by registered polysomnographic technologists (RPSGT). Overnight sleep study appointments are for arrival times between 8 PM and 11 PM with departure in the morning usually between 6 AM and 7 AM. When ordered by a sleep specialist, daytime test may be conducted either immediately after the overnight study, or for 8 AM arrival time.
Secretary: Maureen Obreiter Phone: 613-548-2382 and Fax: 613-549-1459
Sleep Technologists at the KGH Sleep Laboratory Phone: 613-549-6666 x3347