I strive to provide personal, comprehensive treatment of ear, nose, throat and sleep disorders for adults and children. I am a recognized expert in obstructive sleep apnea and snoring specializing in advanced treatment using CPAP, Oral appliances and advanced surgical reconstruction. I perform sleep endoscopy (DISE). I also specialize in sinus and nasal surgery, including balloon sinuplasty, thyroid & parathyroid surgery, and head & neck cancer.
Education & Training
Medical School - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, PhD in Pharmacology
The Mount Sinai Hospital, Internship in Surgery
The Mount Sinai Hospital, Residency in Otolaryngology
American Board of Otolaryngology
Sleep Medicine (Otolaryngology)
Awards and Publications
American Academy of Sleep Medicine Fellow Award
American Academy of Sleep Medicine Honor Award
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Honor Society
Zaidi, F., Meadows , P., Jacobowitz, O., Davidson, T., (2013) Tongue Anatomy and Physiology, the Scientific Basic for a Novel Targeted Neurostimulation System Designed for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Neuromodulation. 16:376-86.
Jacobowitz, O. (2012) Surgical Reconstruction of the Upper Airway for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Dental Clin North Am. 56:453-74.
Woodson, B, Sitton, M and Jacobowitz O. (2012) Expansion Sphincter Pharyngoplasty and Palatal Advancement Pharyngoplasty: Airway Evaluation and Surgical Techniques. Oper Tech Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg. 23:3-10. I was the editor of the entire issue as well.
Jacobowitz, O and Mickelson S. (2010) Perioperative management of patients with sleep-disordered breathing in Sleep Medicine. Eds. P. Wardrop and K. Yaremchuk, Plural publishing
Jacobowitz, O. (2010) Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Epocrates Online [database on the Internet]. San Mateo (CA): Epocrates, Inc. c2006 [continuously updated]. Available from: http://www.epocrates.com.
Strollo, P.J., Badr, S., Coppola, M.P., Fleishman, S.A., Jacobowitz, O, Kushida, C.A. (2011) The Future of Sleep Medicine. Sleep 34: 1613-1619.
Deviah, A., Jacobowitz O., Shah, U.K. (2010) Practitioners Need Corporate Compliance Education: AAO-HNS Survey Results. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg. 142:160-3.
Jacobowitz, O (2006) Palatal and Tongue Base Surgery for Surgical Treatment of OSA: A Prospective Study. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg., 135:258-264.
Catalano, P. J., Jacobowitz, O. & Post, K. D. (1996) Prevention Of Headache After Retrosigmoid Removal of Acoustic Tumors. Am. J. Otol. 17:904-908.
Jacobowitz, O. and Iyengar, R. (1994) Phorbol Ester-Induced Stimulation and Phosphorylation of Adenylyl Cyclase 2. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 91:10630-10634.
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery