• The Sleep Disorder Center at St. Thomas More Hospital

  • The St. Thomas More Hospital Sleep Disorders Center is conveniently located on the second floor of the hospital at 1338 Phay Ave. in Cañon City. Since sleep diagnostic studies are usually done overnight, we've designed the rooms to help put our patients at ease - they are beautifully appointed and feature a television, VCR, and private bathroom with shower. St. Thomas More Hospital's Sleep Disorders Center

    Established in 2000, the Sleep Disorders program is medically overseen by Pueblo-based pulmonologist Dr. Craig Shapiro and the St. Thomas More Hospital Sleep Disorders staff. Our registered polysomnogram technologists are skilled at making patients as comfortable as possible by answering any questions they may have, and making sure the room meets their needs.

    Our Services

    • Sleep studies scheduled through the sleep center
    • Home sleep studies
    • Pre-Study orientation to the sleep lab
    • Pre- and post-study education information
    • Free AWAKE support group for people with sleep apnea or general education
    • Diagnostic sleep study Polysomnogram (PSG)/ split-night PSG/ PSG with full night positive airway pressure titration used to diagnose and treat sleep apnea
    • PSG with seizure electroencephalogram (EEG) montages to identify seizure disorders
    • Multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) used primarily to diagnose narcolepsy
    • Maintenance of wakefulness test (MWT)
    • If you are diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea and need to use a CPAP mask, we will work with you, your physician and local equipment providers to set up your service.

    Our Expertise

    Our team includes experienced, dedicated sleep medicine professionals including:

    • Board-certified sleep medicine specialists
    • Registered sleep technologists and registered respiratory therapists

    Our Amenities

    • Two private sleeping rooms that can accommodate children ages 13 years and older plus a parent
    • Quiet, safe environment to allow for a peaceful sleep
    • A home-like atmosphere with a full size bed, 500 thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets and comforter, flat screen TV, private bathroom/full-sized shower
    • Option to bring an item such as a pillow or blanket to make your stay more like your own bed
    • Breakfast snack with juice and/or bottled water
    • Free Wi-Fi access for laptops
    • Toiletry items available if you forget to bring something from home

    How Do I Know If A Sleep Study is Right for Me?

    If you suffer from sleep issues, talk to your primary care physician to see if you are in need of a sleep study. Your physician will need to call or fax us with a referral for a sleep study. We accept most insurance.

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