Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz, MD, PhD

Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz, MD, PhD


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    Ofer Jacobowitz, MD, PhD, FAASM, FAAOA is an internationally recognized leader in the medical and surgical treatment of snoring, obstructive sleep apnea and nasal obstruction. He is dedicated to providing accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, nasal and sinus disorders. Treatment is personalized to the preference of his patients, as appropriate, and may include oral appliances, CPAP, or minimally-invasive office procedures for the nose and palate. For some, he performs advanced airway reconstructive surgery or implantable hypoglossal neurostimulation. Diagnosis is provided rapidly via home testing devices such as the WatchPAT device.He is dual board-certified in otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery and Sleep Medicine and is highly skilled at assessing and treating the anatomical aspects of sinus & nasal problems, sleep apnea and spectrum of sleep disorders. Dr Jacobowitz' accomplishments include:Chair of the Sleep Disorders Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck SurgerySecretary of the World Sleep Society - World Sleep Society Governing CouncilChair of the International Surgical Sleep Society of Congress in 2019 in New YorkAssociate editor of the definitive textbook, Sleep Apnea and SnoringThe first in New York to perform hypoglossal neurostimulation for sleep apnea and Vivaer, an in-office procedure for nasal obstruction.Associate Professor, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Northwell/Hofstra UniversitySpeaker and course director on sleep, and nasal obstruction, frequently presenting at academic venues in the US, Europe, Central & South America, the Middle East and Australia.Teacher and mentor for MIT students, medical students, and colleagues at his clinic.FDA trial primary investigator for implantable hypoglossal neurostimulation and novel nasal treatmentsEditorial board member and peer reviewer for prestigious academic journalsGraduate of MIT with a SB in Biological SciencesServed as assistant professor in Otolaryngology at Columbia/ New York Presbyterian and Mount Sinai School of MedicineConsultant for Aerin Medical, Livanova PLC, Nyxoah(former), Zsquare, Deerfield ManagementDistinguished service and Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryFellow Award, American Academy of Sleep MedicineCastle Connolly's Top Doctor (2016-2022), NY Super Doctor, Vitals' Most Compassionate Doctor Procedures performed include:Custom Oral Appliance fittingIn office, advanced snoring treatmentPalatal implants, ablation, contouring, barbed suturesIn office Nasal ProceduresVivaer nasal airway remodeling, Clarifix, Turbinate reduction, SeptoplastyIn office Balloon Sinuplasty for SinusitisDrug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy (DISE)Lateral pharyngoplasty and Expansion Sphincter Pharyngoplasty, preserving the uvulaNasal reconstructive surgery (nasal valve, septoplasty, turbinate, endoscopic sinus proceduresUPPP, preserving the uvulaPalatal Advancement PharyngoplastyTonsillectomy and AdenoidectomyLingual tonsillectomy (Coblation)Midline glossectomy (Coblation)Hyoid suspensionDr Jacobowitz' Publications link:https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=1MwhkgsAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate In the News:OSPREY Trial Suggests THN Therapy Effective in Moderate to Severe OSA (HCP Live)Four-Year Results Show Aerin Medical's VivAer® Treatment Provides Significant, Sustained Relief of Nasal Obstruction Symptoms (Businesswire.com)Sleep Surgery Comes to the Clinic (Sleep Review Magazine)If You Do This at Night, Your Heart Disease Risk Soars (Bestlifeonline.com)AASM congratulates top JCSM reviewers of 2021 (American Academy of Sleep Medicine)ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP® Physicians and CEO to Speak at the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery 2022 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA (Yahoo)Study: Central sleep apnea is common in ticagrelor users post ACS (MDedge | Family Medicine)Transition to In-office Treatments:Sleep (bulletin - American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Survery Magazine)3D Face Photos Could be a Sleep Apnea Screening Tool (NeuroscienceNews.com) 16 Ways Your Diet Could Be Wrecking Your Sleep (Taste of Home)New Non-Invasive Technique Promises Hope For Troubled Breathing (CBS New York) Why Obstructive Sleep Apnea Is More Common When You Have Diabetes (U.S. NEWS)Toward a Better Understanding of Sleep Surgery (Sleep Review Magazine)Questions Over Sleep Apnea Testing on Train Engineers (NBC TV New York)These 6 affordable anti-snoring tools can help you (or your partner) (Yahoo Finance)You Snooze, You Lose: How Insurers Dodge The Costs Of Popular Sleep Apnea Devices (NPR)Can You Overdose on Melatonin? How to Determine the Right Dosage for You (Everyday Health)ISSTA Seeks US Clinicians to Get Involved in the Future of Sleep Technology (Sleep Review Magazine)AASM Sleep Related Breathing Disorders Section Names New Chairperson (Sleep Review Magazine)Anatomic Abnormalities and Obesity (Sleep Review Magazine) Society Memberships:International Surgical Sleep Society, Founding Member, and Chair 2019 International MeetingAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryMember, General & Sleep Clinical Advisory CommitteeChair elect, Media and Public Relations CommitteeMember, Regent National Registry Advisory CommitteeExpert Representative, FDA Panel on Digital Technologies for Sleep Disordered BreathingPast Vice Chair, Medical Devices & Drugs Committee Past Member, Medical Devices & Drugs CommitteeChair, Sleep Disorders CommitteeAmerican Academy of Sleep MedicineMember, Payer Policy Review CommitteeExpert Member, Outcome Measures Task Force for Adult OSAFormer National Chair, Sleep-related Breathing Disorders SectionFormer National Chair, All Membership SectionsSection leader, Future of Sleep Medicine Expert Task ForceWorld Sleep Society, governing council member, secretary and International Guidelines Committee section sleep-related breathing disorders section chairAmerican Rhinological Society, MemberInternational Sleep Science Technology Association, SecretaryNew York State Society of Sleep Medicine, MemberEuropean Academy of Sleep Medicine, memberLa Sociedad Iberoamericana de Cirugía de Sueno, founding memberAmerican Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, member

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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose & Throat - ENT)

    Education & Training

    Mt Sinai Sch Of Med, Otolaryngology; Mt Sinai Sch Of Med, General Surgery (Residency)

    Medical Degree - Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Otolaryngology



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    ENT and Allergy Associates - Madison Avenue

    18 East 48th Street

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    New York, NY 10017

    (646) 868-4300

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    96% of patients found the doctor and staff friendly and the office clean and modern

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    97% of patients felt that their time spent with the doctor was meaningful and impactful and that any follow ups were addressed quickly

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    Patients give Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz an Excellent overall experience rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Jacobowitz has been rated and reviewed by 91 patients. These ratings are based on a variety of factors, including the amount of time patients spent with Dr. Jacobowitz, his bedside manner, appointment waiting time, friendliness of the office staff, clarity of diagnosis, and more.

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    Yes, Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz is accepting new patients at this time.

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    Which language(s) does Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz speak?

    Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz speaks English and Hebrew.

    Which board certifications does Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz have?

    Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.

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