Dr Ofer Jacobowitz MD PhD FAASM is an internationally recognized expert for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. He completed his undergraduate university studies in biological sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and subsequently worked in computer research & development. He then performed his medical and doctoral studies at Mount Sinai School of Medicine's Medical Scientist Training Program in New York, earning his medical degree as well as a PhD in pharmacology. He is an assistant professor of otolaryngology/head and neck surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital and a partner at ENT and Allergy Associates in New York.
He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine where he is the former chairman of the Sleep-related breathing disorders section and all membership sections. He is dual board-certified in Otolaryngology/ head and neck surgery, as well as Sleep Medicine
He has authored original research articles, review articles and book chapters on OSA in scientific and medical journals. He is a peer reviewer for several prestigious journals and is an associate book editor of the upcoming second edition of the textbook Sleep Apnea and Snoring. His research interest is implantable hypoglossal neurostimulation for obstructive sleep apnea and nasal breathing. He is a primary investigator in the former and current FDA clinical trials for ImThera Medical's Implantable hypoglossal neurostimulation therapy. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences.
He enjoys spending time family, photography, archaeology, traveling, learning new languages, and practicing Tae Kwon Do martial art.