Sleep Disorders Center at Winthrop Achieves AASM Reaccreditation


Vol. 12, No. 2
August, 2002

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    Patients with Quick, Targeted Treatment

  • Winthrop Surgeons Offer New Hope for People with Morbid Obesity

  • Winthrop’s Orthopedic Surgeons Provide Access to New Type of Relief for Knee Pain
    Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure May Help Those Slowed Down by Osteoarthritis

  • Comprehensive Neurological Intensive Care Unit Opens at Winthrop
    New Unit Provides Patients with Advanced Monitoring Technology

  • Biofeedback Therapy Offers Patients at Winthrop Control Over Their Own Health

  • Allergy Sufferers - Prepared for Allergy Season?

  • Important Sun Safety Tips for Healthy Summer Skin

  • Winthrop’s $6.6 Million Emergency Department Renovation and Expansion Project Continues to Move Right Along

  • Plans for Multi-Faith Chapel in the Works as Winthrop’s Pastoral Care and Education Program Continues to Reach out to Patients

  • First Epileptic Patient Undergoes PET Scan at Winthrop’s PET Imaging Center

  • Latex Allergies a Big Concern
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  • Healthcare with a Smile - It’s the Personal Touch that Makes Winthrop Welcoming and World Class

  • Life and the Human Spirit Celebrated at Cancer Survivor’s Day

  • Local Family Raises $6,400 to Benefit Winthrop’s Cancer Center for Kids

  • Marvin Tiger Foundation Donation Provides Children at Winthrop’s Cancer Center for Kids with Hours of Fun, Entertainment

  • Aventis Pharmaceuticals Donates $10,000 to Winthrop’s Emergency Services Program

  • Sleep Disorders Center at Winthrop Achieves AASM Reaccreditation

  • 78th Annual Meeting of Winthrop-University Hospital’s Auxiliary Recounts a Year of Many Successes

  • Winthrop Physicians Named Among Elite in New York Magazine’s 2002 Listing of the “Best Doctors in New York”

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  • The Sleep Disorders Center at Winthrop-University Hospital has recently been reaccredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). To receive AASM accreditation, a center must meet or exceed all standards for professional, quality healthcare as designated by the Academy.

    "We are honored to have once again received reaccreditation," said Michael Weinstein, M.D., Director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Winthrop, and Diplomat of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. "Our dedicated and experienced team of physicians and technicians look forward to continuing to serve our community in the years to come."

    Established in 1986, the Sleep Disorders Center at Winthrop-University Hospital is a referral facility for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with sleep problems. The Center provides comprehensive, individual evaluation and testing for the diagnosis and treatment of clinical disorders related to sleep, including insomnia, narcolepsy and sleep apnea.

    For further information about sleep disorders or the Sleep Disorders Center at Winthrop, call (516) 663-3907 or 1-516-663-0333.



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