Awards & Accreditations

Our Sleep Care Center in Norwich is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

American Academy of Sleep MedicineTo receive this five-year accreditation, a sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM.

The accreditation process involves detailed inspection of a center's facility and staff, including an evaluation of testing procedures, patient contacts, and physician training. Additionally, the facility's goals must include plans for positively affecting the quality of medical care in the community it serves.

"The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates the Sleep Care Center on fulfilling the high standards required for receiving accreditation as a sleep disorders center," said Dr. Mary Susan Esther, AASM president. "The center is a significant resource to the local medical community and will provide academic and scientific value in addition to the highest quality care for patients suffering from sleep disorders."

The Sleep Care Center at Backus Hospital diagnoses and treats a variety of sleep disorders. Our experienced, board certified physician evaluates patients on a case-by-case basis and performs sleep studies when necessary, offered both night and day.

Under the direction of sleep specialists Drs. Jose DeDios and Priya Bakaya, our patients can count on expert care. The state-of-the-art Sleep Care Center is located at 330 Washington Street, Suite 440 in Norwich.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 860.425.4699.

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