United States 2022: Ofer Jacobowitz MD PhD | ENT and Allergy Associates

Delegate: Ofer Jacobowitz MD PhD

Affiliation: ENT and Allergy Associates

Short Bio: Ofer Jacobowitz MD PhD FAASM is an internationally recognized expert in obstructive sleep apnea and rhinology. He is the co-director of sleep at ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP, the largest ENT group in the USA and is an associate professor at Northwell/Hofstra University.

He completed his undergraduate university studies in biological sciences at MIT and subsequently worked in computer research & development. He is a graduate of the Medical Scientist training program of the Mount Sinai School of medicine.

He is the chair of the sleep-disordered breathing guidelines committee of the World Sleep Society. He chaired of the 2019 International Surgical Sleep Society’s meeting in NY and presented in academic venues around the world. He has authored many peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and is the associate editor for the textbook “Sleep Apnea and Snoring”.

Dr Jacobowitz is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, where he received the honor award and is the chair-elect of the Sleep Disorders Committee. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep medicine where he served on the national outcome measures task force for sleep apnea and is a past chair of the sleep-related breathing disorders section.

He has been a researcher in implantable hypoglossal neurostimulation for over a decade. He conducts research on the surgical treatment of sleep apnea, nasal obstruction and consults for new medical technologies.

Activity: Facebook live event On March 17th at 12:30 PM EST

“Sleep Power for the Athlete”

We will be holding a Facebook live event at ENT and Allergy Associates in New York City’s Madison Avenue center. Sleep not only vital for good health but also for enhanced performance whether you are an elite athlete or a weekend sports enthusiast. Dr Ofer Jacobowitz MD PhD FAASM will present and host an interactive session online on how athletic performance, improved with Sleep:

1. Reaction time, accuracy and endurance are improved with sleep
2. Sleep can be “banked” or stored before an event
3. Nasal breathing is vital for both athletic success and sleep.
4. Nasal breathing can be enhanced using minimally invasive procedures, performed in the office

Location: ENT and Allergy Associates, New York , NY, USA

Date of Activity: 17 March, 2022

Submitted by: Ofer Jacobowitz