Finding the Right Surgeon: 8 Questions to Ask Before Sleep Apnea Surgery

Reposting from June 29, 2015

One of the most common requests I get is for a referral to a sleep apnea surgeon, particularly if they live in another state. Just like giving a referral for a lawyer or a plumber, there are a number of issues to consider. Some people don’t have access to any surgeons that perform sleep apnea […]

Finding the Right Surgeon: 8 Questions to Ask Before Sleep Apnea Surgery

One of the most common requests I get is for a referral to a sleep apnea surgeon, particularly if they live in another state. Just like giving a referral for a lawyer or a plumber, there are a number of issues to consider. Some people don’t have access to any surgeons that perform sleep apnea […]

Tom Hanks, Spies, and My Dilemma As A Sleep Apnea Surgeon

One of my greatest challenges as a sleep apnea surgeon is what to do when patients require additional surgery because the first one didn’t work. With all surgical options for sleep apnea, there is always a small but significant number of patients when surgery helps partially or not at all.    Patients know this before […]

Should You Get a Tracheotomy for Sleep Apnea? [Podcast 52]

In this episode, Kathy and I will discuss a simple surgical option that is almost never offered to sleep apnea patients, despite an almost 100% cure rate.  Download mp3   |  Subscribe ____________________________________ Show Notes Interview with Dr. Mack Jones Deadly Sleep book by Dr. Jones Finding the Right Surgeon blog Finding the Right Surgeon […]

The Little-Known Breathing Problem That Most Doctors Miss [Podcast 49]

What is the little-known problem that’s causing a lot of people to be sick and tired, and that many doctors miss? In this podcast episode Kathy and I discuss how the epiglottis may be the reasons behind your chronic fatigue, anxiety, or headaches. Find out: Learn about the anatomy of the epiglottis  3 reasons why your […]