Sleep center recognized for expertise on restless legs syndrome

The Willis-Ekbom Disease Foundation has designated the Stanford Sleep Medicine Center a quality care center.

The Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine was named a quality care center by the Willis-Ekbom Disease Foundation.

It is the fifth center or clinic worldwide to be recognized for its expertise on Willis-Ekbom Disease, which is also known as restless legs syndrome. Four of Stanford’s sleep specialists have expertise in treating restless legs syndrome, a chronic neurological disorder that can interrupt sleep and reduce the quality of life.

“Our partnership with the WED Foundation will improve the quality of life for individuals with Willis-Ekbom disease by guaranteeing the highest standard of care,” said restless legs syndrome specialist Juliane Winkelmann, MD, professor of neurology and neurological sciences at Stanford.

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