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Question 37 - Choosing a sleep surgeon.

From: S.

Hi doctor, I have found an experienced oral surgeon to perform a MMA for my sleep apnea. He said he performs 15-20 MMA's per year and has done so for 15+ years.

However, not alot of these are for sleep apnea.

Would you recommend finding someone who performs this specifically for sleep apnea?


Response Provided by Dr. Kasey Li
May 18, 2008

My typical answer is to ask the potential surgeon to provide you with three prior patients that had the operation and speak with them. If he/she can not provide you some patients for reference, I would continue to look.


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