Philips Respironics PAP Recall
Included in current recall: DreamStation and System One PAP Machines (Auto CPAP, CPAP, Auto BiPAP, BIPAP)
Philips Respironics Phone Number: 1-877-907-7508
Immediate replacement of your pap machine is recommended however, if you have Moderate to Severe Sleep Apnea and especially if you also have a history of:
- Heart disease, heart attack, bypass/placement of stent, arrhythmia (irregular heart rhythm)
- Stroke, Mini Stroke (TIA)
- Hypertension (difficult to control)
- Kidney failure- progressing OR
- Very symptomatic Mild Sleep Apnea
The potential medical risk of untreated sleep apnea has to be compared to the potential risk related to the machine defect and the timing and speed of your withdrawal should be discussed with your doctor.
IF you see black particles in your tubing OR you get a headache, nausea, sinus congestion, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain or wheezing during or immediately after use of your pap machine discontinue nightly use immediately with a plan for immediate replacement if your sleep apnea severity requires ongoing therapy.
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Living Better Starts With A Good Nights Sleep. Let Us Help You Get There!
MEET OUR TEAM
Our mission is to provide our patients with the most experienced, technical medical care possible, combined with true Aloha. We want to create the most welcoming environment from the moment you enter office, until your sleep issues are solved.
Jamil S. Sulieman
Dr. Sulieman received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Medicine in Ohio. After graduation, he completed his residency at Highland General Hospital in Oakland, CA, followed by a fellowship at UC Davis/Martinez Veterans Hospital in pulmonary medicine. He is board certified in sleep medicine and in addition to sleep has specialized in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
In addition to The Sleep Lab, Dr. Sulieman is also the medical director of the Maui Medical Group Sleep Center and founder of the Hawaii Sleep Foundation.
Kathleen Carney, DDS
DME Director, CFO
Dr. Carney entered general dentistry and became one of the leading providers of dental appliances for sleep apnea in the Bay Area.
In Hawaii she became the chief financial officer of the CISKY durable medical equipment and supply corporation.
Kathleen is the dental appliance consultant, director of durable medical equipment and also the chief financial officer (CFO) of The Sleep Lab Hawaii.
Leesa Souza, NP
Leesa has been a nurse for 25 years with the majority of her career in Critical Care. She has done medical missionary work all over the world serving on a national critical care team for major disasters as well as assisting with open heart surgeries in third world countries.
Mary Ellen Lau, RPSGT
She is currently the Technical Director of The Sleep Lab in Kaneohe, Hawaii which is also an accredited center through The American Academy of Sleep Medicine for Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and Home Sleep Apnea Testing and as a recognized specialty practice with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Our Staff Members
The People Who Make It Happen!
They are certified and qualified by the Association of Polysomnographic Technicians.
They are involved with the evaluation of all patients, from infants to the elderly.
All of our staff pride themselves on the level of care, attention to detail and friendliness they provide to our patients.