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Surgical Sleep Medicine

Welcome to our subspecialty of Sleep Medicine at Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin.  This subspecialty area is dedicated to the multidisciplinary, comprehensive care of patients with sleep disorders as well as developing a preeminent research and teaching program.  This service is lead by a nationally recognized surgeon, B. Tucker Woodson, MD. 

The program is a unique regional resource for the treatment of sleep disorders particularly, sleep disordered breathing also known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea. We are achieving the goal of being a national resource for the treatment of sleep disorders and sleep disordered breathing.

B. Tucker Woodson, MD, Professor and Chief of the Division of Surgical Sleep Medicine was recently featured on WTMJ-AM’s Wisconsin’s Morning News to discuss a new device for sleep apnea that is surgically implanted. Results from a clinical trial were recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Click on this link to listen to the discussion,
http://www.620wtmj.com/podcasts/news/wisconsinmorningnews/241082141.html

New England Journal of Medicine Link to paper

Meet our Surgical Sleep Medicine Physician:

B. Tucker Woodson, MD
Professor and Chief

Our Affiliates
   Children's Hospital of Wisconsin logo

Learn more about the diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

Learn more about the treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

 

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