Asheville Sleep Center

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Asheville, North Carolina – May 3, 2012


Asheville Sleep Center at Parkway Medical Group in Asheville recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). To receive a five-year accreditation, a sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM. The accreditation process involves detailed inspection of a center’s facility and staff, including an evaluation of testing procedures, patient contacts, and physician training. Additionally, the facility’s goals must be clearly stated and include plans for positively affecting the quality of medical care in the community it serves.

“The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Asheville Sleep Center at Parkway Medical Group on fulfilling the high standards required for receiving accreditation as a sleep disorders center,” said Dr. Nancy Collop, AASM president. “The Asheville Sleep Center at Parkway Medical Group is a significant resource to the local medical community and will provide academic and scientific value in addition to the highest quality care for patients suffering from sleep disorders.”

Asheville Sleep Center offers diagnosis and treatment of the full range of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm disorders, leg movement disorders, and REM sleep behavior disorders. The center features an on-site sleep lab for overnight studies, on-site sleep study interpretation, as well as on-site availability of CPAP equipment for the treatment of sleep apnea.

With offices in Asheville and Black Mountain, Parkway Medical Group offers a full range of family medicine services, including management of chronic disease, diagnosis and management of sleep disorders, as well as acute illnesses in adults and children. Parkway features nine providers and an array of on-site diagnostic and testing services, including a comprehensive laboratory, in-house x-rays, DEXA scans, pulmonary function testing, EKGs, echocardiography, ultrasounds and a full service sleep lab.



Crysten Kragel, M.D.
Medical Director
333 Gashes Creek Road
Asheville, NC 28803
Tel (828) 298-3720
Fax (828) 298-6354

The Asheville Sleep Center is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine

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