Researching Sleep Disorders

The Johns Hopkins Sleep Medicine Program began in the mid-1970s, when a sleep research laboratory was established within the Department of Psychiatry at Baltimore City Hospitals (now Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center).

The Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center now specializes in the evaluation of all types of sleep disorders including sleep disordered breathing, narcolepsy and disorders of hypersomnia, insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, parasomnias and sleep-related movement disorders, such as restless legs syndrome. In addition, a behavioral medicine clinic is available for insomnia patients who may benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy. Clinic physicians are certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM).

Sleep Laboratory Testing

A complete array of sleep laboratory testing is provided in two convenient ABSM-accredited laboratories in the Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center and the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center. The sleep laboratories provide all types of diagnostic and therapeutic sleep procedures including overnight polysomnography, CPAP and bi-level positive airway pressure titrations, multiple sleep latency testing and maintenance of wakefulness testing for adults.

In-laboratory testing is complemented by portable sleep study monitoring, which is provided for in-patients at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Finally, research studies are conducted by the Sleep Core Laboratory of the General Clinical Research Center at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Contact Us

For more information or to schedule an appointment at the Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center, please call 410-550-7386, or fax 410-367-2710.

If a provider would like their patient to have overnight sleep testing prior to their clinic evaluation, a referral form must be completed and faxed to the office for review. Office notes including a history and physical and any necessary insurance referrals also must be included.

New patients should bring a completed Sleep Questionnaire and Sleep Log to their clinic or laboratory visit.


Sleep Center
(Overnight and daytime sleep testing)
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Asthma and Allergy Building, Room 2B.57
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Baltimore, MD 21224

Sleep Clinic
(Clinic evaluations with a Physician or Nurse Practitioner)
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Asthma and Allergy Building, 7th floor
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Baltimore, MD 21224


Behavioral Sleep Medicine



David Nelson Neubauer, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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