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The vast majority of sleep disorders can be readily diagnosed and treated. The Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center is a fully-accredited, full-service sleep disorders center, offering an experienced, objective and systematic approach to the diagnosis and treatment of sleep-wake disorders, such as insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, and other conditions in both adults and children.

Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center


Green Building, Level 8
913 South 7th Street
Minneapolis MN 55415

Appointments: 612-873-6963

Clinic hours:

8 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday

Sleep studies are overnight.


The Minnesota Sleep Disorders Center features:

  • Comprehensive, state-of-the-art testing
  • Sleep studies
  • Consultation, follow-up and referral services
  • Multi-disciplinary consultations
  • Ten fully-equipped sleep rooms in the sleep laboratory
  • Board-registered and board-qualified technologists
  • Physicians certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine

The 35-member multidisciplinary team is committed to education and research and is nationally and internationally recognized for their expertise.

Hennepin Healthcare researchers were first to recognize several common sleep disorders, including REM sleep behavior disorder and its link to Parkinson’s disease, and sleep-related eating disorder and its relationship to restless leg syndrome.

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Healthy Matters

Ask the Sleep Doc

Steve Thomson is joined by Dr. Ranji Varghese to talk about sleep disorders, including sleep apnea and insomnia.

Sleeping Positions

Are you sleeping in the right position? You can actually improve your health while you sleep if you know which way is best for you - side, back or stomach.

About Your Visit

Did your sleep specialist consultation recommend that you undergo a sleep study? Here is what you should expect and how to get ready the day of your study.

Key Sleep Disorder Identified at Hennepin Healthcare

In the mid-80s, it was our own sleep center who identified REM Sleep Behavior Disorder, which causes patients to physically act out dreams in the forms of talking, shouting, hitting or punching. This disorder is now considered to be an early warning sign of Parkinson’s disease and is in the national spotlight as actor Alan Alda has come forward with the diagnosis that was preceded by the sleep disorder.

Hospital-based care

This is a hospital-based clinic owned by Hennepin Healthcare. Many insurance plans pay for health care services provided in a hospital-based clinic differently than those provided in a doctor’s office. Your insurance may require that you meet your annual deductible and/or require that you pay a percentage of the bill rather than just an office visit co-payment. You should check with your insurance company if you have any questions. Read the Frequently asked questions about hospital-based clinics to learn more.

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