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Sleep Medicine Services

We understand how frustrating it is to sleep poorly, night after night. A good night of sleep is crucial for your health, safety and productivity.

Untreated sleep disorders can increase your risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, obesity, depression and cancer.

UCI Health Sleep Medicine Services wants to help you get the sleep you need. We offer experts for adults and children, along with the latest technology to allow us to diagnose and treat the causes of poor sleep.

If you're having trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or staying awake during the day, call us for an appointment at 714-509-2230 or request one online ›

We treat a wide range of sleep issues and disorders, including:

  • Circadian rhythm sleep disorders
  • Drowsy driving 
  • Excessive sleepiness
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy 
  • Parasomnias
  • Pediatric sleep problems
  • Restless leg syndrome and other sleep-related movement disorders
  • Sleep apnea
  • Snoring


Your first appointment will last about one hour. You mayneed a sleep study to help diagnose your disorder. 

Some patients can do the sleep study at home, while others will need to have it performed in our offices. 

In-lab sleep studies

If your physician orders an in-lab sleep study, it will be scheduled either overnight or for an 8-10 hour period during the day.

Sleep studies are painless, noninvasive and done under the supervision of a trained professional.

At-home sleep studies

If you are eligible for a home sleep study, you will be given equipment to use overnight. 

Treatment plan

All sleep study results are available within a few days. This information will help your physician create a treatment plan based on your unique situation and needs.

Our sleep team is led by Dr. Ruth Benca, an expert in a broad range of sleep disorders. She is internationally known for her research on the relationship between sleep and psychiatric disorders.

If you are a physician who would like to refer a patient for evaluation by our team, please fill out and submit our referral form ›

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