Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

Unhealthy sleep and sleep deprivation are linked to heart disease, depression, obesity and lower life expectancy. Seventy million people suffer from chronic, severe sleep disorders in the United States alone. These include difficulties sleeping at night, problems with excessive daytime sleepiness, or other medical problems that may occur or be exacerbated during sleep.

For detailed information on how to prepare for your appointment, see Planning Your Visit under Care & Treatment section in the menu above.

Sleep Medicine Center
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450 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650-723-6601 Getting Here
Maps & Directions
450 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650-723-6601 Getting Here

Our Doctors

Faculty at the Stanford Sleep Medicine Center includes specialists in obstructive sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, pediatric sleep, parasomnias, restless legs syndrome, and other sleep disorders.

Our clinical staff is comprised of psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, pulmonary specialists, and pediatricians. We also work closely with sleep apnea surgeons, dentists, and orthodontists, all of whom specialize in the treatment of sleep disorders.

Care and Treatment for Sleep Disorders

How to Prepare for Your Consultation Appointment

Regardless of what type of visit you are planning, it is important to be well prepared. Some forethought and preparation will make a visit with your doctor more productive.

What to expect from a consultation appointment:

A consultation appointment is an office visit with one of our sleep physicians. During the evaluation, your doctor will review your medical history and perform a physical exam.

You will be asked to discuss your sleep complaints as well as any other related conditions. Your physician will work with you to develop a treatment plan and may recommend an overnight sleep study.

It is always wise to prepare a list of questions and key issues you would like to discuss before your appointment to ensure all of your questions are answered.

What to do before your appointment:

In order to ensure your visit goes smoothly, please:

  • Verify your insurance coverage and bring your current insurance card (see How Much Will This Cost section below)
  • Obtain contact information for either your referring physician or primary care physician (PCP)
  • Complete a sleep history questionnaire before arriving at the Sleep Center

For adults (ages 18 and older), we encourage you to complete our on-line questionnaire or you may bring a completed hard copy of this alternative questionnaire (PDF) to your appointment.

For children (under the age of 18), please complete our special pediatric questionnaire (PDF). We do not currently have an on-line questionnaire approved for pediatric patients.

When to arrive:

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your schedule appointment for registration purposes.

Late Policy

If you arrive fifteen (15) minutes or later to your scheduled appointment, you will need to reschedule your appointment. Our late policy is necessary to ensure that there is adequate time for your physician to complete your consult.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to make a scheduled appointment, please call the appointment line at 650-723-6601 as soon as possible so we can offer the appointment time to another patient.

What to bring to your consultation appointment:

There are a number of key items that you should bring with you to your consultation appointment, including:

  • Any previous sleep study results (if available)
  • Your CPAP machine, mask, and any other equipment (if applicable)
  • A list of your medications
  • Your physician's contact information (if not already provided)
  • Your insurance card
  • Your co-pay (if applicable)

Where to go:

The Stanford Sleep Medicine Center is located at 450 Broadway Street, Pavilion B, Redwood City, CA 94063. The clinic is on the 2nd floor.

Our telephone number is 650-723-6601.

If you have difficulty staying alert while driving please make arrangements for transportation to and from the lab.

How much will this cost?

We strongly encourage you to verify your own insurance benefits. Call the customer service number on your insurance card and ask for eligibility for benefits. You will need the CPT code when inquiring about coverage.

  • Visit Type: New Patient Consultation
  • Charge Type: a. Professional
  • CPT Codes: 99204-99245

Clinical Trials

The Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences & Medicine has a robust, multi-disciplinary research program with several areas of focus that range from seeking the genes associated with sleep disorders, to studying the neurological and chemical systems that regulate sleep and waking, to conducting clinical trials of promising new methods to treat sleep disorders.

We regularly have new clinical studies opening across a wide number of medical specialties. If you would like to be contacted if/when such studies become available, please complete this secure, on-line survey.

When a study involves human subjects the researchers must carefully evaluate what type of individuals should participate in the study and develop inclusion and exclusion criteria to ensure appropriate individuals are enrolled. These criteria are devised for safety purposes and to ensure that the researchers will be able to devise conclusions based on the data collected. Each study has a study coordinator who works with the principal investigator to evaluate whether a person meets eligibility criteria.

For Patients

Please call us to schedule a consultation appointment with a sleep physician. Return patients select option 1, new patients select option 2.

To be seen for a specific service (insomnia program, restless legs syndrome, parasomnia or narcolepsy clinic) please notify our staff when making your appointment.

PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT

  • Please see the Care & Treatment section for detailed information about Planning Your Visit.
  • To expedite scheduling, please verify that your referring doctor has submitted a referral to the Stanford Sleep Medicine Center.
  • For adult patients, login and complete the online Adult New Patient Questionnaire before your visit.  If you are unable to access the online form, you may print and complete a paper form to bring with you to your appointment.
  • For new pediatric patients, bring a completed Pediatric Questionnaire to the appointment.

International Patients
Phone: +1 650-723-8561
Email: IMS@stanfordmed.org

Call us to make an appointment

650-723-6601

For Health Care Professionals

PHYSICIAN HELPLINE

Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.

HOW TO REFER

Our clinic diagnoses and manages both pediatric and adult patients with sleep problems. When you refer a patient to the Stanford Sleep Clinic, we want to assure you that we will provide the same level of care you provide your patient. We share your goal of diagnosing and treating your patient so that they can return to living a healthy life.

Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.

Track your patients' progress and communicate with Stanford providers securely online.

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