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Pediatric Sleep Lab

Helping Children with Sleep Problems

University Health System and UT Health San Antonio have partnered together to offer treatment options at our pediatric sleep lab for children suffering from sleep problems. Our sleep program is led by Dr. Karen Hentschel-Franks, a pediatrician board-certified in sleep medicine. We offer a comprehensive team approach that aims to provide the best treatment options for each child's individual needs.

Pediatric Sleep Lab Program Highlights

  • A comprehensive team including a pediatrician board-certified in sleep medicine, respiratory therapists, medical assistants and sleep lab specialists.
  • Collaboration with dozens of UT Health San Antonio pediatric specialists for patients with complex medical issues
  • A hotel-based sleep lab at La Quinta Inn & Suites San Antonio Medical Center and Courtyard by Marriott San Antonio Market Square with 14 private rooms and access to all hotel amenities.
  • University Hospital based sleep studies for hospitalized children with cognitive disabilities or complex medical conditions.

Clinical Evaluations

We offer clinical evaluations for children suffering from sleep problems including:

  • Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS)
  • Narcolepsy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
  • Insomnia
  • Obstructive sleep apnea

We Provide Many Services to Help Your Child Get the Sleep They Need

Some of the services we our pediatric sleep lab offers include:

  • Pulmonology
  • Actigraphy
  • Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Mask fittings
  • Daytime, nighttime and weekend sleep studies
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