How the Rockettes Helped Shape Sleep Medicine

After seeing the Rockettes with my family last week, I was reminded of a story in Dr. William Dement’s classic book, The Promise of Sleep. Just after receiving his Ph.D., Dement moved to New York city to work at Mt. Sinai Hospital in the late 1950s. He and his wife found a large apartment on […]

I’m Now Board Certified In Sleep!

I’m happy to tell all my readers that I just found out that I passed the sleep medicine board exam that I took last October. It was both challenging and rewarding, as I had just changed over to academia, and I was working full time. I’ve debated for years whether or not to take this […]

My Dilemma With Referrals

One of the most common requests I get is for a referral to another ENT (otolaryngologist) that shares in my philosophy when treating sleep apnea. To be honest, I’m uncomfortable making any recommendations, because as far as I know, there are no other ENTs that think the way I do. So far, I’m not aware […]