Three physicians practicing in The Center for Sleep Disorders at Catawba
Valley Medical Center (CVMC) recently received Board Certification in
Sleep Medicine, according to Scott Gibson, director of The Center for
Kathy Wilson, MD and CVMC hospitalist, serves as the Medical Director for
The Center for Sleep Disorders. Dr. Wilson earned her Board certification
in Sleep Medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine.
McKendree McNabb, MD, is a private practice pulmonologist with an office
in downtown Hickory. Dr. McNabb also earned his Board certification in
Sleep Medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Robert Yapundich, MD, is a neurologist with Neurology Associates. Dr. Yapundich
earned his Board certification in Sleep Medicine through the American
Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
“It’s a unique attribute for one facility in our area to have
three physicians board certified in Sleep Medicine,” said Gibson.
“We are pleased to have Drs. Wilson, McNabb and Yapundich providing
area residents with quality care in accessing and treating sleep health
The CVMC Center for Sleep Disorders is a six-bed facility and the first
in the area to receive national accreditation from the American Academy
of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
Hours for the Center for Sleep Disorders are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. to provide
initial consultations, Multiple Sleep Latency Testing, Multiple Wake Testing
and follow-up visits with physicians and community education. Night sleep
studies begin at 7:30 p.m. and end at 7 a.m. To reach the Center for Sleep
Disorders by phone, call 828-485-2814.
Catawba Valley Medical Center is a not-for-profit, public healthcare system
providing and promoting the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual
well-being of the public in addition to serving as a center for health
education, wellness services, preventative medicine and acute care. CVMC,
three times recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as
a Magnet facility, was recently named as a “Distinguished Hospital
for An Outstanding InPatient Experience” by J.D. Power and Associates
as well as a Hospital of Choice by the American Alliance of Healthcare