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Abbott Northwestern Hospital

The Sleep Center is in the the Piper Building on the Abbott Northwestern Hospital campus.

To schedule a consultation or for more information,
call 612-863-3200.

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Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which you stop breathing while asleep. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when air cannot flow into or out of your nose or mouth. This is the most common type of sleep apnea.

Learn more about sleep apnea from Allina Health Sleep Centers.

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Narcolepsy is a disorder in which you sleep well at night, but also have extreme sleepiness during the day. You may fall asleep without warning.

Learn more about narcolepsy from Allina Health Sleep Centers.

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If you have insomnia, you may have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or waking up early in the morning. This leaves you feeling unrefreshed in the morning and tired, irritated and drained of energy the next day.

Learn more about restless limbs from Allina Health Sleep Centers.

Sleep Center

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More than 25 percent of the population experiences sleep disturbances at some time in their lives. Properly treated sleep disorders improve the quality of life for the patient and their family. Abbott Northwestern's Sleep Center is fully-equipped to offer this type of assistance.

For more than 15 years, the Minneapolis Neuroscience Institute's Sleep Center has been accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Patients at the center receive comprehensive clinical evaluation and treatment of a variety of sleep disorders including sleep apnea and narcolepsy.

Qualified staff

Our staff includes three board-certified sleep physicians who keep apprised of the latest developments in sleep medicine. These physicians are familiar with and abide by the professional standards and clinical practice parameters of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. They access evidence-based information to help determine accurate testing and treatment plans for their patients.

Registered nurses provide coordination of care for patients seen in our clinics. This helps patients navigate through testing and appointments and ultimately provides them with a more satisfying experience at the center.

Patients who suffer from insomnia and related sleep disorders have access to a clinical psychologist through our Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program.

Sleep Laboratory

Oftentimes during initial evaluation, physicians will determine that patients need additional testing and assessment. Abbott Northwestern's Sleep Center is home to a four-bed sleep laboratory where sleep technicians are supervised by accredited sleep medicine physicians. Learn more about the sleep lab.

Seize the day. Start the night before. Wake up to the benefits of a better night's sleep.

Allina Health Sleep Centers

We are part of Allina Health Sleep Centers, a network of comprehensive services for people who have difficulty staying awake during the day, falling asleep at night and/or staying asleep. To learn more, visit

Sleep quiz

Do I have a sleep problem? The answers to a few simple questions may show whether you might need a sleep study.