Sleep Disorders Center at UPMC McKeesport

Millions of Americans fail to get adequate sleep on a regular basis, or have difficulty falling or staying asleep. The negative medical, social, and economic impacts of poor sleep include fatigue, reduced disease resistance, decreased memory, lost productivity, and numerous other problems affecting life in the workplace, at school, and in the home.

Many health factors may indicate or contribute to a sleep or sleep-related breathing disorder. You should consider contacting your physician for a referral to the Sleep Disorders Center if you consistently experience one or more of the following conditions:

  • Loud snoring
  • Daytime sleepiness (hypersomnia)
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Sleepwalking
  • Uncontrollable hypertension
  • Restless sleep
  • Irritability
  • Memory loss
  • Morning headache
  • Obesity
  • Impotence

About the Sleep Disorders Center

The UPMC McKeesport Sleep Disorders Center is staffed by Pennsylvania state-licensed LPNs and Registered Polysomnography Technicians. All calls to the center, for both information and scheduling, are handled by an experienced sleep technician.

The medical director of the Sleep Disorders Center is Mehboob Chaudhry,MD, who is board certified in sleep medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine.

Staff are active in continuing education in order to keep current with the evolving field of sleep disorder treatment and research. Having your sleep testing done at a hospital-based sleep center also offers the security of knowing that trained healthcare professionals are ready and able to assist with any medical situation that may arise.

Your Sleep Study

The center has five private sleep rooms, each furnished with a queen size bed, television, telephone, and a private bathroom with shower for your convenience. Each room also contains all the testing equipment necessary to perform your sleep study.

On the day of your study, you should arrive between 8:30 and 9 p.m. so you may become oriented with the center and our staff may prepare any equipment necessary for your test. The actual testing begins around 11 p.m., and ends the following morning between 7 and 7:30 a.m. We offer free parking as well as breakfast vouchers for use in the hospital cafeteria the morning following your test.

Your referring physician will receive the results of your test within 48 to 72 hours.

Contact Us

The Sleep Disorders Center is located on the fourth floor of the Crawford Building at UPMC McKeesport.

For questions or to inquire about scheduling a sleep study, please call the Sleep Disorders Center at 412-664-2790.

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Contact Us

UPMC McKeesport
1500 Fifth Ave.
McKeesport, PA 15132

412-664-2000

Schedule an appointment at 1-800-533-UPMC or request an appointment online.



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