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Professional Statement

  • 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

Board Certifications

  • 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.

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Thyroid Association
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • American Sleep Apnea Association

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew