Located in comfortable new quarters on the third floor of Water’s Edge, Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s Center for Sleep Medicine is a state-of-the-art resource for the diagnosis and treatment of problems associated with sleep or wakefulness.
Paul Cardosi, MD, is an internist with expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all sleep disorders. He serves as the medical director of Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s Center for Sleep Medicine.
After earning his doctor of medicine degree from Dartmouth, Dr. Cardosi completed his internship at Oregon Health & Science University and served as chief resident. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and is certified by both the American Board of Sleep Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Our certified sleep physician and specially trained staff members work with patients of all ages experiencing a wide range of conditions, including:
- Sleep-related breathing disorders such as snoring and sleep apnea
- Restless legs syndrome and movement disorders during sleep
- Circadian and shift work-related disorders
- Parasomnias such as sleepwalking or talking and night terrors
- Excessive daytime sleepiness
- Dependence on sleeping pills
Sleep disorders and poor sleep can be associated with the following symptoms:
- Daytime sleepiness even after a full night's sleep
- Morning headaches
- Breathing irregularities/heavy snoring, snorting or gasping during sleep
- Short temper or irritability
- Nighttime chest pains
- Lack of energy or ambition
- Drowsiness while driving
- Problems concentrating or remembering things
If you recognize any of these symptoms in yourself or a loved one, you may benefit from the services for MCMC’s Center for Sleep Medicine. Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the center accepts patients by physician- or self-referral.