Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Patients with obstructive sleep apnea are cared for jointly by Fletcher Allen's departments of Pulmonary Medicine and Neurology. Patients unable to be managed with positive pressure ventilation (CPAP) are referred for management with a variety of surgical techniques, including nasal septoplasty, UVPP, and tongue advancement techniques.