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ETMC Sleep Disorders Center in Tyler earns reaccreditation

 Sleep Academy LogoThe East Texas Medical Center Sleep Disorders Center in Tyler recently received program re-accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

Medical director Dr. Raymond Perkins II says the ETMC Sleep Disorders Center was awarded a five-year accreditation for meeting or exceeding all standards by AASM.

“The accreditation process involved a detailed inspection of our facility, staff, testing procedures and training,” said Dr. Perkins. “We are very pleased to receive this recognition again.”

“The AASM congratulates ETMC on fulfilling the high standards required for receiving reaccreditation as a sleep disorder center,” said Dr. Mary Susan Esther, AASM president. “The center is a significant resource to the local medical community and provides academic and scientific value in addition to the highest quality care for patients suffering from sleep disorders.”

The AASM currently accredits more than 1,500 sleep medicine centers and laboratories across the country. The AASM is a professional medical society for clinicians, researchers, and other healthcare providers in the field of sleep medicine. The AASM is dedicated to setting standards and promoting excellence in sleep medicine heath care, education and research.

The ETMC Sleep Disorders Center is located at 3900 Southpark Drive in Tyler. For more information call (903) 531-8079.