Respiratory and Sleep Medicine

For easy breathing and peaceful sleep

Ease in breathing and sound sleep play an important role in your overall health and wellbeing. Our specialized department for respiratory and sleep medicine prevent, diagnose, treat and manage a wide range of conditions related to breathing and sleep.

In keeping with Kuwait Hospital’s philosophy of holistic healthcare, we work closely with other departments for effective treatment and management of breathing difficulties and sleep disorders in infants, kids, adolescents and adults.

The Kuwait Hospital Difference

Our experienced team holds a 100% success rate in diagnosing conditions that are acute as well as common symptoms such as: Shortness of breath, Cough, Wheezing, Chest pain, Phlegm production, Insomnia, Snoring, Movement during sleep, Generalized fatigue, and Excessive daytime sleepiness.  

Our clinic is fitted with advanced technology for reliable testing across a range of conditions. We are currently the only private center in Kuwait to comply by AASM (American Academy of sleep medicine) guidelines for a number of tests including: 

  • Level 3 sleep study 
    • Spirometry  
    • Lung volumes  
    • DLCO 
    • Expiratory pressure (MIP/MEP) PFT
    • OS (impulse oscillometery) 
  • 6-minute walk test 
  • Actigraphy  
  • Arterial blood gas 
  • Lung ultrasound 
  • Bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound

What is Respiratory and Sleep Medicine?

This specialized branch of healthcare focuses on breathing problems and sleep conditions and disorders across all stages of life and related to a number of physical and mental conditions. It is also instrumental in effective solutions for stress-related breathing problems, insomnia and poor quality of sleep.

Our Services and Treatments

Diagnosis and management of respiratory diseases:  

  • Asthma 
  • COPD and emphysema 
  • Interstitial lung disease and lung fibrosis 
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis 
  • Sarcoidosis 
  • Lung cancer diagnosis and staging 
  • Screening for lung cancer 
  • Respiratory failure 
  • Bronchiectasis 

 Follow up post ICU discharge 

  • Follow up and management of post ARDS patients 
  • Management of post ICU respiratory failure of patient on BIPAP and CPAP and mechanical ventilation 

Diagnosis and management of sleep disorders 

  • Obstructive sleep apnea 
  • Central sleep apnea 
  • Hypoventilation including obesity hypoventilation syndrome 
  • Sleep movement disorders 
  • Sleep related parasomnia 
  • Insomnia 
  • Narcolepsy 

Know your Doctor

You are unique and so should your healthcare plan be personalized to your wellbeing. Our board-certified doctors are highly experienced and qualified to guide you on your healthcare journey, from consultation and diagnosis to treatment and recovery.  

Get to know your Kuwait Hospital doctor and his/her specialization, credentials, and successful track-record for positive health outcomes.

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