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Our Physicians

Ofer Jacobowitz, MD, PhD, FAASM, FAAOA

Ofer Jacobowitz, MD, PhD, FAASM, FAAOA

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:

 

Procedures performed include:

  • Custom Oral Appliance fitting
  • In office, advanced snoring treatment
  • Palatal implants, ablation, contouring
  • In office Nasal Procedures
  • Vivaer nasal airway remodeling, Clarifix, Turbinate reduction, Septoplasty
  • In office Balloon Sinuplastyfor Sinusitis
  • Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy (DISE)
  • Lateral pharyngoplasty and Expansion Sphincter Pharyngoplasty, preserving the uvula
  • Nasal reconstructive surgery (nasal valve, septoplasty, turbinate, endoscopic sinus procedures
  • UPPP, preserving the uvula
  • Palatal Advancement Pharyngoplasty
  • Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
  • Lingual tonsillectomy (Coblation)
  • Genioglossus Advancement
  • Midline glossectomy (Coblation)
  • Hyoid suspension

Dr Jacobowitz’ Publications link:

https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=1MwhkgsAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate 

In the News:

Society Memberships:

  • International Surgical Sleep Society, Founding Member, and Chair 2019 International Meeting
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
    • Member, General & Sleep Clinical Advisory Committee
    • Chair elect, Media and Public Relations Committee
    • Member, Regent National Registry Advisory Committee
    • Expert Representative, FDA Panel on Digital Technologies for Sleep Disordered Breathing
    • Past Vice Chair, Medical Devices & Drugs Committee      
    • Past Member, Medical Devices & Drugs Committee
    • Past Member, Consultant, Sleep Disorders Committee
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
    • Member, Payer Policy Review Committee
    • Expert Member, Outcome Measures Task Force for Adult OSA
    • Former National Chair, Sleep-related Breathing Disorders Section
    • Former National Chair, All Membership Sections
    • Section leader, Future of Sleep Medicine Expert Task Force
  • World Sleep Society, Member, International Guidelines Committee
  • American Rhinological Society, Member
  • International Sleep Science Technology Association, Secretary
  • New York State Society of Sleep Medicine, Member
  • European Academy of Sleep Medicine, member
  • La Sociedad Iberoamericana de Cirugía de Sueno, founding member
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, member

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Ofer Jacobowitz, MD, PhD, FAASM, FAAOA accepts the following insurance plans:

Madison Avenue Office:

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Agewell
  • BC/BS Empire NY
  • BC/BS HealthPlus
  • Bright Health
  • Cigna
  • Clover
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth GHI
  • Empire Plan (UHC)
  • Hamaspik
  • HealthCare Partners IPA
  • HealthSmart WTC
  • HIP
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199
  • Longevity
  • Magnacare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan/PHCS
  • OSCAR
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Partners Health Plan
  • Railroad Medicare
  • WTC Health For Heroes
  • Tricare
  • UHC Oxf Liberty
  • United Healthcare Northwell Health
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • US Family Health
  • Wellcare