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Dr. Kelly A Carden has the following 2 specialties
- 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.
- Critical Care Medicine
Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.
Dr. Kelly A Carden has the following 13 expertise
- Sleepwalking (Somnambulism)
- Idiopathic Hypersomnia
- REM Sleep Parasomnias
- Intrinsic Sleep Disorders
- REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
- Disorders of Excessive Sleepiness (Hypersomnia)
- Restless Legs Syndrome
- Sleep Disorders (Circadian Rhythm)
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Dr. Kelly A Carden has 0 board certified specialties
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Dr Carden is very caring, knowledgeable, and friendly doctor. She is someone who listen to her patients, pays attention to the details and make a conscious effort to understand causes instead of just the effects. She is surrounding herself with very professional and helpful staff, I would highly recommend her to anyone who is struggling with sleep apnea and I don’t see how any patient can be disappointed seeing her.
One of the most caring, knowledgeable doctors I have had the pleasure of seeing. I honestly do not know where I would be without her today. She took the time to teach me to understand my disorder. She cared enough when other sleep specialist told me this was the best I would get to go the extra to make sure it wasn't! I highly recommend for anyone with any type of sleep disorder to come see Dr. Carden you will be so glad you did!!!!
Dr. Carden's bedside manner is impeccable. She truly cares about her patients and the quality of their life. Once diagnosed with sleep apnea her encouragement and expertise has changed my life. Sleeping is the most healing and positive way to make life worth living. She will encourage you to be the "best you" you can be - but first you must sleep. I recommend her to anyone that will listen to me and my story!!!
She's the best. Never hurried, always thorough. In diagnosing my sleep disorder, she's improved my quality of life immensely. I'd recommend her to anyone dealing with sleep issues. The entire office staff is courteous and professional from the time you arrive to the time you leave. Dr. Carden is at the top of her field!!
Dr. Carden and her entire staff are extremely helpful. They absolutely care about their patients. They have always been prompt. Dr. Carden is blunt but, very polite. I fell very blessed to be able to be seen by her.
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015, 2016)
Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.
22 Years Experience
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1996
Dr. Kelly A Carden accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TN Blue Network E
- BCBS TN Blue Network S
- First Health PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsSaint Thomas Sleep Center, 300 20th Ave N Ste G8, Nashville, TN
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