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Ofer Jacobowitz, MD, PhD, FAASM, FAAOA is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in obstructive sleep apnea. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in life sciences. He continued his studies at the medical scientist training program of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and graduated with a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and an MD degree. Dr. Jacobowitz performed his postgraduate training in Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center where he is currently an assistant clinical professor. He is Board-Certified in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery as well as Sleep Medicine, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.

He is an expert member of the Outcome Measures Task Force for Adult OSA of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and has served as Chair of the sleep-related breathing disorders section and all membership sections from 2012 to 2013. Dr. Jacobowitz is the recipient of the honor award of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery where he is also a member of the Sleep Disorders and the Medical Devices Committees. Dr. Jacobowitz has published extensively in the field of sleep apnea and is a peer reviewer for scientific journals. He specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of snoring and sleep apnea for adults and children, as well as sinusitis, nasal obstruction, thyroid cancer and head and neck cancer. He will be seeing patients in the Middletown and 5th Avenue offices.

Dr. Jacobowitz is performing “Balloon Sinuplasty” a new state of the art technique that allows for the opening of the blocked sinuses without the need for conventional surgery. This atraumatic procedure allows patients to return to work within days with virtually no discomfort.

 For more information on Balloon Sinuplasty, please visit www.balloonsinuplasty.com

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 Dr. Jacobowitz has been cited in a number of articles in the press regarding his medical expertise and work. Click the links below to view full articles: 

Small device could have huge impact on remedy to eliminate sleep disorder 

ENT and Allergy Associates Merges with Hudson Valley ENT, Adds Five Superb Physicians, Expands Overall County Presence

Options for Treating Sleep Apnea Mean More Shut-eye and Better Health

Hudson Valley ENT physician recognized for leadership

You just might rest a little easier

AASM Sleep Related Breathing Disorders Section Names New Chairperson

The Silent Airway Problem that Can Impact a Child’s Brain Development

OCRM Appoints Ofer Jacobowitz Associate Medical Director of the Center for Sleep Medicine

ImThera Medical Generating Buzz Over Neurostimulation for Sleep Apnea

Anatomic Abnormalities and Obesity 

Evaluation and Management of Patients After Unsuccessful Sleep Apnea Surgery

Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz Receives Honor Award from American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

IAP Externships: Shadowing (Medical) Dr. J

Focus Conference:Respiratory Care,Sleep Medicine& Critical Care Nursing- Speakers and Topics: Clinical Sleep Medicine Track 2

 

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• Physicians of ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP® to Contribute their Expertise, Receive Honors at The American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 2013 Annual Meeting September 29th-October 2nd in Vancouver, BC

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