Snoring & Sleep Medicine

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Snoring & Sleep Medicine

Good sleep is critical to your health and well-being. At Columbia Otolaryngology, we understand the frustration and health risks that come with problems such as sleep apnea or snoring. We work closely with you to understand and treat your particular sleep issue, so you can get the rest you need.

We take a multi-disciplinary approach to all sleep disorders. Our physicians and surgeons collaborate closely with Columbia's Department of Neurology and the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. At our two sleep centers, your sleep can be monitored overnight with state-of-the-art digital and analog equipment, giving us the information we need to find the right treatment for you.

Sleep Conditions We Treat

Our specialists are skilled in treating the full range of sleep and snoring disorders, including:

  • Sleep apnea
  • Snoring
  • Insomnia
  • Restless leg syndrome

Sleep Medicine Treatments We Provide

We offer a wide variety of surgical and medical treatment options for adults and children with sleep disorders, including:

  • Snoreplasty
  • Somnoplasty
  • Turbinectomy
  • Nasal CPAP and Bi-level PAP
  • Oral mandubular advancement device
  • Uvillopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)
  • Maxillomandibular osteotomy

Our surgeons are experts in the use of somnoplasty, an office procedure to treat sleep apnea, where low-power radiofrequency is applied to affected areas in the sinuses to relieve obstruction. Somnoplasty was pioneered at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Our two sleep centers provide overnight monitoring and a variety of sleep studies: