One of the wonderful things about sleep surgery is that it remains a relatively small field. I have had the pleasure of getting to know leading sleep surgeons from around the world through various organizations, such as the International Surgical Sleep Society. Because we know each other well, we share experiences (good and bad) and… Read more »

Last month, I wrote about the expansion in telemedicine brought on my the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19. This month, I want to share other ways that the virus has changed the education of patients and physicians in training programs. We are all in the midst of these unprecedented times, where the virus has claimed… Read more »

I recently joined Darshan Shah, MD and Kevin Peake, co-founders of Next Health, for a wonderful discussion about sleep that on their FOREFRONT podcast. Here is a link to our podcast episode.  Enjoy, and feel free to contact me with any questions or just to share your thoughts!

Working at an academic medical center brings me into contact with exciting new developments across a wide range of medical fields.  A few years ago, I was approached by Soma Sahai-Srivastava, MD, a renowned neurologist and Director of the USC Headache and Neuralgia Center.  She had been asked to lead Keck Medicine of USC’s participation… Read more »

I often get asked how I decided to focus my career in snoring and sleep apnea surgery and how a surgeon can learn more about this field. I was fortunate to attend medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine at a time when it was one of the few medical schools that… Read more »