Referrals

Our sleep lab is licensed under the Independent Health Facilities Act of Ontario. More information can be found at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/ihf/

MDAC offers consultation and sleep lab services to patients over the age of 16.

What you can request from MDAC: You can request the following with a sleep referral

  •     a diagnostic sleep study, with a consultation and treatment sleep study as appropriate
  •     a diagnostic sleep studies alone
  •     a consultation alone


Consultations and followup will be provided by telemedicine where appropriate.

What type of clients MDAC will see

MDAC offers consultation and sleep lab services to adults and teenagers with all disorders of sleep.

We specialize in the assessment and treatment of:

    snoring and sleep disordered breathing
    obstructive sleep apnea syndrome including upper airway resistance syndrome
    central sleep apnea syndromes
    obesity hypoventilation syndrome.
    other disorders associated with drowsiness including narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnolence
    insomnia, particularly psychophysiologic/conditioned insomnia and circadian/shift work disorders
    nocturnal movement disorders including restless limb syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder
    abnormal behaviour during sleep including REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder and Sleepwalking Parasomnia


To refer a client for services at MDAC:

A physician only, can refer a patient for sleep studies by sending a signed referral form.
A nurse practitioner may only refer a patient for a consultation with a sleep physician.