Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea care at Mayo Clinic

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Mayo Clinic experts who treat children for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea are pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists with extensive expertise in sleep medicine.

Pediatric sleep services are offered through the Center for Sleep Medicine at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota. The center is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and staffed by specialists, nurses and technologists trained in management of sleep disorders.

Depending on the cause of your child's pediatric obstructive sleep apnea, the treatment team might include pediatric specialists in ear, nose and throat conditions (otolaryngologists), brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists), and lung and breathing conditions (pulmonologists). The team also might include pediatric specialists in mental health conditions (psychiatrists and psychologists), dental specialties (orthodontists and dentists), and specialists in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

The multidisciplinary nature of the team means specialists can manage children with neurodevelopmental disorders, including Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome and cerebral palsy.

July 29, 2023
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