Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Ontario Sleep Disorders Center

The SAMC Ontario Sleep Disorders Center is the only facility of its kind in Eastern Oregon and Western Idaho. The 4,000 square foot innovative facility is equipped with state-of-the-art sleep systems and deluxe patient and caregiver rooms.

The center provides a cozy, at-home feeling, with comfortable beds, all new amenities, large walk-in showers, soft lighting, and custom linen. All rooms are sound proof to provide a calm atmosphere free of noise and light. Patients can enjoy a comfortable night’s sleep while specialists monitor their sleep patterns. Rooms and showers for disabled people are available.

Caregiver rooms are availCaregiver rooms are available for parents of pediatric patients, those traveling long distances to the SAMC Ontario Sleep Disorders Center, and others accompanying sleep study patients. These rooms allow caregivers to stay overnight near patients.

The SAMC Ontario Sleep Disorders Center is the only facility of its kind in Eastern Oregon and Western Idaho. The Sleep Disorders Center sees a wide variety of patients, and is one of the only centers equipped to treat pediatric patients. We provide care to patients as young as 18 months of age, which requires specialized equipment and a higher level of monitoring.

SAMC Ontario's Sleep Disorders Center offers a full range of testing for sleep disorders, such as: Sleep Apnea, insomnia, other sleep-related breathing disorders, and much more. Daytime sleep testing is also available for patients who work exclusively during the night and sleep during the day.

The Medical Director of the Sleep Disorders Center is Patrick Plummer, M.D. who is a Diplomat, of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and an Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist. The Sleep Disorders Center staff includes three licensed Respiratory Therapists, two Registered Polysomnographic Technologists, and a Polysomnographic Technician. All staff specialize in sleep disorders.

The center is open Monday through Friday, hrough Friday,
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and
Sunday through Wednesday,
7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. for nocturnal testing

Diagnostics services we provide include:
• Evaluation and treatment for obstructive sleep apnea and sleep disordered breathing
• Evaluation of daytime sleepiness including narcolepsy and hypersomnolence
• Evaluation of periodic limb movement disorder, sleepwalking, dream enacting behavior, and sleep related seizures
• Evaluation of insomnia when other avenues of evaluation/treatment fail
• Evaluation and treatment for pediatric sleep disorders
• Evaluation of wakefulness for truck drivers and aircraft pilots

Do you suffer from daytime sleepiness?
• 40% of adults are so sleepy during the day that it interferes with their daily activities.
• 18% experience this level of daytime sleepiness at least a few days a week or more.
• Take the Epworth Sleepiness Scale Test.
Epworth Sleepiness Scale Web Page - Click here

Do You Snore?
• 34% of adults report snoring a few nights a week or more.
• 16% of men and 10% of women report having had pauses in their breathing during sleep a few nights a week or more during the past year.

Do You have Trouble Sleeping?
• 56% of adults in the U.S. report one or more symptoms of insomnia a few nights a week.

Do You Feel Your Sleep Disturbance is Affecting Your Life?
• 62% of adults who experience frequent difficulty in sleeping say they are concerned.

SAMC Ontario Sleep Disorders Center
Location:  First Floor
Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Ontario

A Division of Cardiopulmonary Servicesep Disorders Center FAX: 541.881.7486


SAMC Ontario Sleep Disorders Center Contact Phone: 541.881.7477
SAMC Ontario Sleep Disorders Center FAX: 541.881.7486


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