Sleep Apnea Specialists Serving Portland, OR
Do you Snore? Has CPAP failed you? Your Solution is here. You aren’t alone, approximately 1 in 5 of all Oregonians suffer from some sort of sleeping disorder. You’ve taken the first step, our sleep center is here to help. Call or email to get the conversation started. While every diagnosis and treatment is itself unique, Dr. Joe Zelk DNP, FNP, BC, CBSM, DBSM and his team have helped patients:
- Sleep quieter
- Sleep more soundly
- Wake up less (if at all) during the night
- Have more energy during the day
- Find a permanent and less intrusive solution than a CPAP machine
We are the only sleep center in the area that has multi-specialty sleep specialists that focus on home sleep testing, dental appliance and auto-adjusting CPAP therapy. The average wait for sleep consultation in the Greater Portland area can be months at other clinics. At Sleep Medicine Group a patient can often be seen within a week. Even if you’ve already tried other solutions to your sleeping disorder. Don’t give up. We’ve literally helped thousands of patients from the Portland Metro area find a cure to their snoring, sleep apnea, or sleep disorder!
Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome (UARS)
Shiftwork/Travel Related Fatigue
Dr. Joseph Zelk - DNP, FNP, BC, CBSM, DBSM
Clinic Director - Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine
Dr. Zelk DNP, FNP, BC, CBSM, DBSM, is double board certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine. He is a nationally known speaker on sleep disorders and snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). He has completed a residency and mini-fellowship training with a focus on Sleep Disorders and Dental Sleep Medicine. He has over 15 years of experience treating patients with oral appliance therapy for snoring and OSA. He has patented oral appliance technology and is creator of Hybrid Positive Airway Pressure (HPAP) therapies to be used on those rare occasions that CPAP is needed.
Sleep Medicine Group has focused on removing barriers to care for snoring and OSA by integrating home sleep monitoring. He and his team have been providing home sleep testing since 2005. He has taught dentists and other providers across the country in oral appliance therapy and medical management for dental sleep medicine providers.
Dr. Zelk DNP, FNP, BC, CBSM, DBSM is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Sleep Specialist that earned his Doctor of Nursing Practice at Oregon Health and Sciences University. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He holds a board certification in Behavioral Sleep Medicine.