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Overview

Our dedicated team is clinically trained in the diagnosis and therapy of sleep disturbances and disorders. As a rapidly evolving subspecialty, our physicians are dedicated to the application of innovative technologies in the treatment of sleep apnea and snoring. We collaborate with Northwell Health’s pulmonary physicians and Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. Inspire therapy is an innovative obstructive sleep apnea treatment option for people unable to use or get consistent benefit from CPAP.  During your visit to one of our offices, our physicians will evaluate your overall health status and perform a physical examination of your airway to determine the appropriate treatment for your sleep disturbance/disorder.

Commonly treated conditions

  • Sleep disorders
  • Sleep apnea
  • Snoring

Subspecialty treatments

  • Sleep apnea surgery (collaboration with Inspire technology)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Nasal surgery
  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)
  • Genioglossus and hyoid advancement
  • Thermal ablation procedures
  • Pillar implants
  • Custom-fit oral appliance

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If you're at risk, our specialists can help. We offer sleep medicine services, including state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment facilities, to individuals with sleep apnea and other disorders.

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Our physicians

Mark Jay Shikowitz, MD, MBA

Director - The Zucker Sinus Center of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Vice Chairman of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Vice Chairman of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders, North Shore University Hospital

Specialties: Otolaryngology
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