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“There is no single obstructive sleep apnea treatment or surgical procedure that works well for everyone.”

Dr. Eric Kezirian


Dr. Kezirian measures success by patient outcomes and the quality of his personalized care. His research has developed customized approaches that are being adopted gradually by other surgeons. Because of this unique approach and experience, he sees patients referred from surgeons and sleep medicine specialists from around the world.

Experience &

Dr. Kezirian has dedicated his career to the surgical treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. He specializes in this area and is recognized as one of the world’s experts. He is committed to educating the public and other surgeons, frequently giving lectures to patients and colleagues. Please see Dr. Kezirian’s blog for discussions of advances in the field.


All patients deserve an individualized approach that is right for them. Dr. Kezirian’s published research has shown that the many causes of snoring and sleep apnea require a wide range of procedures to achieve successful outcomes. He works closely with patients to develop a tailored treatment plan.

Sleep Apnea and Snoring Surgery for a Better Night’s Sleep

Eric J. Kezirian, MD, MPH is one of the world's leaders in the surgical evaluation and treatment of adults with snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. He has dedicated his entire career to snoring and sleep apnea surgery and is recognized as an expert by colleagues. With offices in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, he offers a full spectrum of options, from approaches like Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation and tongue radiofrequency to innovative surgeries like expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty. He has developed videos posted on YouTube to share his unique experience and perspective.

Dr. Kezirian is committed to providing outstanding, comprehensive, and state-of-the-art patient care while advancing sleep apnea surgery through innovation and research. Dr. Kezirian is Board-certified both in otolaryngology--head and neck surgery and sleep medicine, helping him understand the complex relationships between snoring, sleep apnea, and other sleep disorders. He is Professor in the UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Past President of the International Surgical Sleep Society, the world's preeminent organization dedicated to snoring and sleep apnea surgery. Dr. Kezirian's goal is to provide a personalized treatment plan that delivers results, helping patients and those who love them sleep better and lead healthy, full lives.


Video Consult

Dr. Kezirian sees many patients with snoring or sleep apnea from across the United States and around the world.  Dr. Kezirian often performs video consults for patients coming from long distances.

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What are Snoring &
Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

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Snoring is sound produced during sleep, typically from vibration of structures inside the throat. Snoring can have important effects by itself. However, it can be a sign of a more-serious problem called obstructive sleep apnea that can lead to sleepiness and fatigue during the day and create serious health problems.

Dr. Kezirian has created an extensive video on Snoring and Sleep Apnea. Watch the video below or Read More.

Get in touch!

Want to schedule a video call or speak with Dr. Kezirian? Send a message now directly to Dr. Kezirian’s email, and he will be sure to reply as soon as possible.

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