Dr. Preeti Devnani MD., ABPN,D,ABIM,FAASM is the Clinical Director of the comprehensive Sleep Disorder Clinic in Mumbai and a consultant physician at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre Mumbai – Department of Neurology, l Neurophysiology and Sleep Medicine.
She is a specialist in Sleep Medicine and Neurology and is board certified by the American Board of Neurology & Psychiatry and American Board of Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Devnani completed her medical school at the University of Mumbai in India. Subsequently, she completed internship, Neurology residency, Neurophysiology and Sleep Medicine Fellowships in Chicago, USA.
Dr. Devnani is the recipient of the Young Investigator Research Award from the World Association of Sleep Medicine 2013. She is also an invited speaker at the World Association of Sleep Medicine and South East Asian Academy of Sleep Medicine.
She is also a board member and faculty examiner of the Indian Sleep Disorder Association and Indian Sleep Research Society. Besides clinical practice, Dr. Devnani hosted the Indo-US National Sleep Medicine Course, 2011 Mumbai.
She is the Co-Course Director of the Ace School of Sleep Medicine founded in 2011 for training physicians and technicians in the field of Sleep Medicine. She has published several articles and is a principal investigator for various clinical trials. Her special interests include Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Sleep in Women and Children, Management of Insomnia, Sleep Apnea Syndrome, Restless Leg Syndrome, and Circadian Rhythm Disorders like shift work syndrome.
She is also involved in epidemiological surveys in adolescent medicine and autism. Dr Devnani is an active member in several professional organizations in Neurology and Sleep Medicine in India and in USA.
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Restless Legs Syndrome
- Sleep & Heart Disease
- Drowsy Driving
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Introducing CPAP Clinic
It is a pioneering initiative by Sleep Disorders Clinic to ensure optimum patient care.
CPAP and Bilevel devices are one the most effective treatments for sleep apnea.
CPAP Clinic is for fitting patients with devices that effectively treat sleep apnea and CPAP clinic is scheduled on the first Saturday of every month.
Educational videos and material will be provided assisting you to improve your CPAP usage and compliance and the much needed ongoing support to ensure optimum quality of care.
The CPAP Clinic offers convenient and effective management of OSA.
CPAP is the use of continuous positive pressure to maintain a continuous level of positive airway pressure that helps maintain a patent airway. CPAP typically is used for people who have breathing problems, such as sleep apnea.
CPAP is the most effective treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, in which a mild pressure from the device prevents the airway from collapsing and becoming blocked.
BiLevel is a breathing apparatus that helps its user get more air into his or her lung, It provides two levels of pressure: inspiratory positive airway pressure (IPAP) and a lower expiratory positive airway pressure (EPAP) for easier exhalation.
Oral appliances, also called dental appliances like Mandibular Retaining Devices, may be an option for patients with sleep apnea and bruxism. Improvement and reduction in the frequency of snoring and aids in maintaining the airway patent. Tongue retaining devices are used for sleep apnea management.
An operation may be an option if there is a physical cause for your sleep disorder that a surgery can correct. May sure you have a realistic understanding of the expected success rate for any surgery you consider. An operation can be an effective treatment for some people. But it is not the right choice for everyone.[box]
Sleep Disorders Clinic
1st Floor, Agnelo House,
156 S.V. Road
Mumbai- 400 052.
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