Contact Gritman Sleep Center at 208-883-6236
Gritman’s Sleep Center is nationally accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Designed for an exceptional patient experience, we provide in-house sleep studies and home sleep testing, allowing our team to monitor and document sleep patterns in a natural environment. Our rooms are comfortable and spacious, and feature Sleep Number beds.
Being consistently tired, snoring and falling asleep in a chair are common symptoms of sleep disorders. These symptoms have been linked to serious conditions, including high blood pressure, irregular heart rhythms, heart disease, heart attack, stroke, diabetes and driving or work-related accidents. Sleep apnea can be diagnosed and treated by our certified Sleep Center staff.
We have a registered polysomnographer with 25 years of experience. Together with consulting physician Dr. Richard Lambert, board-certified in sleep medicine, we bring top-level experience and expertise to the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.
Ask your primary care provider about sleep health and having a sleep study performed at Gritman Medical Center. More information is available by calling the Gritman Sleep Center at 208-883-6236.
Are you concerned you or a member of your family might have sleep apnea? Take the STOP-BANG test to determine whether a sleep study might be right for you.
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Dr. Lambert received an undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of California Davis and a medical degree from the University of California Davis School of Medicine. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Washington School of Medicine-Spokane.
Dr. Lambert was certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1983; Pulmonary Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1986; and in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 2011.
Sleep studies are a series of tests that help evaluate what happens to the body during sleep. They can help diagnose sleep disorders, which include sleep-disruptive behaviors (such as sleepwalking), sleep apnea, daytime sleepiness, and insomnia.
Potential for sleep apnea is one of many reasons patients seek out a sleep study at the Gritman Medical Center Sleep Center.
“People who are feeling excessively tired in the day, have hypertension, have snoring or apneas at night, those are good indications of sleep apnea,” Registered Sleep Technologist Mark Johnson said. “They need to go to a physician to have a sleep study performed. With the treatment being the CPAP.”Read More About Gritman's Sleep Center