Pickens County Medical Center was created to help identify & treat patients that have sleep issues. The Sleep Medicine Center began operation in August 2016 and has steadily grown since that time. At present, sleep studies are performed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights. Additional nights can be added when needed. The Sleep Medicine Center at Pickens County Medical Center is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The center offers diagnostic and treatment services for all types of sleep disorders including sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, insomnia, among others.
Availability: 2nd, 4th Friday of each month
Schedule an appointment at (205) 345-3881
Dr. James Geyer is the medical director of the Sleep Center. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Geyer completed neurology residency at the University of Alabama Birmingham, serving as chief resident, and then attended the University of Michigan for his fellowship in clinical neurophysiology which included epilepsy and sleep medicine. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the American Epilepsy Society. He has coauthored numerous articles and textbooks, including Clinical Sleep Disorders. The staff at the Sleep Medicine Center consists of board certified, registered sleep technologists. The technologist greets the patient on arrival to the sleep center, applies the sleep monitors, and assesses the patient throughout the night. The sleep study is then reviewed, and a follow-up appointment scheduled for further management of the sleep disorder.