Sleep Medicine

Pediatric Sleep Medicine

All children need a restful night’s sleep. When kids don’t get enough sleep or quality sleep, it can affect how they feel, act and perform in school. Our pediatric sleep medicine team provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for children with sleep conditions and can help get your child on the path to a good night’s rest. 

Diagnoses

  • Insomnia/Restless sleep
  • Snoring
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Central sleep apnea
  • Restless leg syndrome (RLS)
  • Parasomnia’s (sleep walking, talking, confusional arousals)
  • Behavioral insomnia of  childhood
  • Narcolepsy
  • Hypersomnia
  • Neuromuscular disorders with sleep complications
  • Hypoventilation
  • Delayed sleep phase
  • Evaluation of children with Down’s Syndrome, Prader-Willi Syndrome and other genetic disorders 

Pediatric Sleep Medicine Specialist at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital 

Jessica L. Brown, MD

Jessica L. Brown, DO, MPH, received her doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. She completed her pediatric residency the University of Florida Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. Subsequently, she completed fellowship training in both pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine at the University of Alabama Birmingham, with clinical duties at The Children’s Hospital of Alabama. Dr. Brown is Board Certified in general pediatrics and pediatric sleep medicine.

Dwayne D. Henry, MD

Dwayne D. Henry, MD received his medical degree from St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine in Grand Cayman, British West Indies. He completed his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma. 

Dr. Henry completed a Fellowship in pediatric nephrology at the University of Florida, followed by a Fellowship in sleep medicine from the University of Alabama Birmingham.

Location:
7777 Hennessy Boulevard, Suite 502
Baton Rouge LA, 70808

Hours:
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Telephone:
Phone: (225) 765-3456