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Watson Clinic Sleep Disorders Center Achieves Reaccreditation


Following a careful review, Watson Clinic’s Sleep Disorders Center has met all standards required for reaccreditation by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). This reaccreditation has been granted for a period of five years.

This achievement testifies to Watson Clinic’s commitment to excellence in the testing, diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. To receive the five-year accreditation, the center had to meet a series of standards by offering all types of sleep testing including overnight laboratory testing and home sleep studies and providing high quality patient care and management services in the evolving field of sleep medicine.

The Watson Clinic Sleep Disorders Center is the longest running and most well established in Polk County and has achieved accreditation by the AASM since 1991. The department consists of pulmonology specialists Eric Lipson, MD, Nidal Sakka, MD, and Naem Shahrour, MD.

Located in the Watson Clinic Main location at 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland, the center treats a range of disorders including sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, narcolepsy, insomnia and much more. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit or call 863-680-7627.

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