USA 2018: Ofer Jacobowitz

Delegate: Ofer Jacobowitz

Affiliations: ENT and Allergy Associates

Short Bio: Ofer Jacobowitz MD PhD FAASM is an internationally-recognized expert in obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. He utilizes a personalized treatment approach consisting of PAP, oral appliances, and advanced upper airway surgery. He is a recognized researcher and consultant in implantable hypoglossal neurostimulation. He conducts research on the surgical treatment of sleep apnea, nasal obstruction and consults for new technologies and treatments in the US and abroad. He is an international speaker and course director on sleep apnea and nasal obstruction, having presented in academic venues around the world. He has authored peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters and is associate editor for the textbook “Sleep Apnea and Snoring”.
Dr Jacobowitz is a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep medicine and the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, where he received the honor award. He has served on the AASM’s national outcome measures task force for sleep apnea and is a past national chair of the sleep-related breathing disorders section.
He is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Medical Scientist training program of the Mount Sinai School of medicine where he is an assistant clinical professor.
Dr Jacobowitz practices in New York City as a partner with ENT and Allergy Associates, Inc.

Activity: Dr Jacobowitz will post a series of videos and tweets of tips for better sleep through out today … “Sleep Better Today with Dr J” including prioritizing sleep, preparing for sleep, treating nasal obstruction, treating snoring and sleep apnea and factoids about circadian rhythms

Location: New York, NY

Date of Activity: April 16th 2018

Submitted By: Ofer Jacobowitz