Northern Louisiana Medical Center is pleased to announce it has partnered with Sleep Specialists Management of New Orleans. By continuing to offer sleep services further demonstrates Northern Louisiana Medical Center’s commitment to providing comprehensive healthcare to its community.
The Sleep Center is located at Northern Louisiana Medical Center Ruston Surgical Center in Ruston. Each room is designed to provide patients with comfort during their stay. Rooms are equipped with monitoring and diagnostic equipment designed to help physicians experienced in sleep disorders. Overnight sleep studies will be conducted and will include observation and monitored procedures.
Sleep complaints and disorders are widespread. According to the Medicare Local Coverage Determination, approximately 40 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders with 95% of these disorders are undiagnosed and untreated. Persons experiencing sleep insufficiency are more likely to suffer from chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, depression, obesity, cancer, increased mortality and reduced quality of life and productivity.
About Northern Louisiana Medical Center
Northern Louisiana Medical Center is a 165 bed acute care hospital providing an array of medical services including: Level II NICU, women’s center, intensive care, cardiology, vascular surgery, cardiac rehab and the Senior Circle program. Affiliated facility includes Northern Louisiana Medical Center – Ruston Surgical Center. Ruston Surgical offers outpatient surgery, pain management and sleep studies. NLMC has served the community of Ruston and the surrounding area since 2007.
401 East Vaughn Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270