Dr. Joanne Getsy MD

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About

Dr. Joanne Getsy, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA. She has 34 years of experience. Her specialties include Sleep Medicine. Dr. Getsy is affiliated with The Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University Hospital. She speaks English.

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Education

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Joanne Getsy has the following 4 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 3 board certifications.

Sleep Medicine

A sleep medicine specialist is specially trained in diagnosing and treating disorders involving sleep.

Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and insomnia are very common and can often cause other serious health issues, such as depression, asthma, and migraines. Sleep medicine specialists often work in sleep centers where they observe a patient while sleeping and monitor brain waves, behavior, and vital signs in order to identify the causes of sleep disturbance, or an inability to sleep (insomnia).

Sleep medicine specialists treat patients through advising on sleep hygiene, providing cognitive behavioral therapy, using light therapy, or medical sleep aides.

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Locations & Directions

Drexel Sleep Center of Manayunk

10 Shurs Ln
Philadelphia, PA 19127

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