Patient Care Services  > Sleep Diagnostic Centers 

The caring staff at Palmetto Health Sleep Diagnostic Centers is here to help you get a good night’s sleep. Poor sleep can negatively impact your health and quality of life. Signs of a sleep disorder include:

  • Taking more than 30 minutes to fall asleep at night
  • Regularly waking during the night and then have trouble falling back to sleep
  • Often feeling tired and wanting to nap during the day

Being deprived of sleep can lead to many health problems, such as:

  • Memory loss
  • High blood pressure
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Heart Disease

Children with sleep disorders can experience:

  • Poor school performance
  • Behavioral problems
  • Aggravated symptoms of ADHD 

Schedule an Appointment
Don’t spend another restless night in bed. Call the Palmetto Health Sleep Diagnostic Centers for more information or to schedule an appointment at 803-434-4488, Option 1.

Our Team
Palmetto Health Sleep Diagnostic Centers have exceptional teams that can quickly diagnose and offer treatment to improve your sleep, and your health. We’re supported by board certified sleep specialists who provide:

  • Sleep study exams to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia
  • Advanced sleep disorder correction (with CPAP, BiPAP and ASV technologies)
  • Daytime sleep exams to diagnose narcolepsy and hypersomnia
  • Infant and pediatric sleep exams with advanced carbon dioxide readings

Our premiere sleep disorder facilities are located at Palmetto Health Richland and The Hyatt Place near Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge. Amenities include individual rooms, queen/king size beds, cable television and Wi-Fi.

The Children’s Sleep Center at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital caters to the special needs of children’s sleep disorders.

Palmetto Health Sleep Specialists:

  • Imran H. Iftikhar, MD, FACP, FCCP
    • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
    • ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Medicine
  • David E. (Trey) Brown III, MD
    • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
    • Board Certified Pediatric Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine
  • Laura Bogan Herpel, MD, FCCP
    • ABIM Board Certified in Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine
  • Antoinette Williams Rutherford, MD
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
    • ABIM Board Certified in Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine