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Raj C. Dedhia, MD, MS

Raj C. Dedhia, MD

Assistant Professor
Sleep Medicine, Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

Director
Emory Sleep Surgery Center

EDUCATION

BA, BS: University of Pennsylvania
MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MS Clinical Research: University of Pittsburgh Institute for Clinical Research and Education
Otolaryngology Internship: University of Pennsylvania Health System
Otolaryngology Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Sleep Medicine and Surgery Fellowship: University of Washington Medical Center

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

American Board of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
State of Georgia Medical License

HONORS AND AWARDS

American Academy of Sleep Medicine Young Research Investigators Forum Invited Attendee, 2015
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) – Merck Clinical Scholar Award, 2014
Resident Teacher of the Year Award, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2013

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery                                
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
International Sleep Surgery Society

RECENT PUBLICATIONS   

"Association between drug-induced sleep endoscopy and measures of OSA burden." Dedhia RC, Weaver EM. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, accepted for publication, June 2015.

"Upper airway stimulation for obstructive sleep apnea: Past, present, and future." Dedhia RC, Strollo PJ, Soose RJ. Sleep. 2015 Jun 1;38(6):899-906.

"Does surgery for obstructive sleep apnea provide value?" Kim R, Dedhia RC, Kapur VK. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2015 Apr 15;11(5):509-10.

"The uncertain fate of otolaryngology in sleep medicine." Dedhia RC, Yaremchuk KL. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2015 Mar;152(3):381-2.

"What is the role of the larynx in adult obstructive sleep apnea?" Dedhia RC, Rosen CA, Soose RJ. Laryngoscope. 2014 Apr;124(4):1029-34.

CLINICAL FOCUS

Surgical management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

RESEARCH FOCUS

Similar to my clinical interest, I have dedicated my research career to advancing the surgical treatments for obstructive sleep apnea. The first step in this mission is to better diagnose the site of obstruction in natural sleep to allow for site-directed therapies. In addition, I seek to study the effects of surgery on important clinical outcomes associated with obstructive sleep apnea.

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