Our Story

The Sleep Institute (TSI) was founded in 2020 to address the significant gap in medical care between the diagnosis, treatment and access to quality care for the management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and other Sleep Disorders in Alberta.

The Sleep Institute provides patients with an understanding and offers only appropriate testing necessary to address their sleep difficulties within the context of their overall medical and social situations. Our team offers comprehensive assessments and assistance to ensure that individual patients obtains the correct diagnosis with appropriate evidence-based testing which will guide the proper treatment and follow-up support.

Our Mission

To provide a Sleep Specialist Physician-led, multidisciplinary and fully integrated approach to sleep health.

  • To Get The Right Treatment for Each Patient

    Our goal at The Sleep Institute is to ensure the best treatment for each patient’s individual needs based on proper clinical assessment and appropriate testing.  All consultations are covered under Alberta and NWT Health.

  • Quality Care by certified Sleep Specialist Physicians

    To provide top-notch quality patient-centred care along with seamless communication and continuity of care with a patient's primary care provider for all sleep related disorders.

  • Fully Accredited by College Of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA)

    Our qualified sleep team includes: Sleep Specialist Physicians, Sleep Behavior Therapists, Sleep technicians, and Educators

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Dr. Charles Samuels

Medical Director, Dr. Charles Samuels

Dr. Samuels is the Medical Director of The Sleep Institute and Centre for Sleep & Human Performance in Calgary, Alberta. Dr. Samuels is board certified in Sleep Medicine with the American Board of Sleep Medicine.

He has acted as a primary and co-investigator on over 20 clinical trials from Phase II to Phase IV. He is currently the lead investigator for the Calgary Police Service Health and Human Performance Research Initiative, which is a long-term research project exploring the impact of rotating shift work on the health and performance of police officers.

This project is part of a North American collaboration including Harvard University, New York State University Buffalo and Washington State University.