With convenient offices in Livermore and Pleasanton, we offer care in multiple specialties. Our goal is to lead health promotion in our Tri-Valley community.
Through our partnership with Stanford Health Care, our patients benefit from extraordinary care. Our doctors provide personalized attention and care in a convenient location, plus immediate access to Stanford specialists and technology. Over time, you can expect further enhancements to patient care in line with Stanford's continuing tradition of innovation and excellence. Together, we provide the highest level of care.
Our Primary Care Doctors
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 40 million people in the U.S. suffer from a chronic sleep disorder, costing employers over $18 billion in lost productivity. Insufficient sleep has been linked to car accidents, occupational hazards and chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, cancer, depression and a poor quality of life. Sleep apnea, a dangerous sleep disorder, can lead to high blood pressure and stroke. More and more, sleep is being recognized as important to achieving and maintaining good health.
Sleep Disorders Clinic
At the Sleep Disorders Clinic, patients are given a thorough clinical evaluation to identify any underlying causes and are evaluated on a variety of sleep complaints, including:
Snoring and sleep apnea syndromes
Restless legs syndrome
Difficulty initiating and maintaining sleep (insomnia)
Sleep schedule (shift work) disorders
Excessive daytime sleepiness
Pediatric sleep disorders
Sleep Disorders Center at ValleyCare
ValleyCare's Sleep Disorders Center offers specialty services designed to diagnose and treat sleep/wake disorders for adults and children. Located at Valley Memorial Center, 1111 E. Stanley Blvd. in Livermore, the Sleep Disorder Center offers comprehensive patient assessments and overnight sleep studies in a comfortable, hotel-like room.
The Sleep Medicine program is under the direction of Pulmonologist Chirag Pandya, MD, who is board-certified in internal, pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. He has also received advanced training in adult and pediatric sleep medicine at Stanford Sleep Disorders Center and serves as adjunct clinical faculty at Stanford University.
Initial office visits, sleep studies (polysomnography) and any follow-up care are generally covered by most insurance plans.
Restless legs syndrome
Shift work-related sleep issues
ADULT SLEEP RESOURCES
American Insomnia Association
The American Insomnia Association is a patient-based organization that is dedicated to assisting and providing resources to individuals who suffer from insomnia.http://www.sleepassociation.org
American Sleep Apnea Association
A non-profit organization dedicated to the education of the public about sleep apnea and serving people with this common disorder. www.sleepapnea.org
Narcolepsy Network, Inc.
Narcolepsy Network, Inc., is a national nonprofit support organization for patients, families and individuals with an interest in narcolepsy.www.narcolepsynetwork.org
National Sleep Foundation
The National Sleep Foundation is an organization that provides comprehensive sleep education and awareness programs.www.sleepfoundation.org
Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation
The Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides the latest information about restless legs syndrome. www.rls.org
The sleep education site of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The academy is the primary organization of sleep professionals in the world. www.sleepeducation.com
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University HealthCare Alliance ("UHA") operates the ValleyCare Physicians Associates practice. UHA is a medical foundation affiliated with Stanford Health Care and Stanford Medicine. UHA contracts with University Medical Partners to provide the medical care in the practice. Neither UHA, Stanford Health Care, nor Stanford University employ the physicians in the practice and do not exercise control over the professional services provided by ValleyCare Physicians Associates.