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Raj C. Dedhia, M.D., M.S.C.R.

Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of PAP Alternatives Clinic, Penn Sleep Center, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Division of Sleep Surgery, Department of Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
Site Director, HUP Otolaryngology Track, Sleep Medicine Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
3400 Spruce Street
5 Ravdin
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.S. (Biological Basis of Behavior)
University of Pennsylvania, 2004.
B.A. (Health Care Systems)
Wharton School- University of Pennsylvania, 2004.
M.D. (Medicine)
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2008.
M.S. (Clinical Research)
University of Pittsburgh, 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Otolaryngology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2008-2009.
Residency in Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2009-2014.
Fellowship in Sleep Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2014-2015.
American Board of Otolaryngology, 2015.
American Board of Otolaryngology, Sleep Medicine, 2016.
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Description of Research Expertise

My overarching career goal is to improve outcomes in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. By leveraging my unique training and practice in head and neck surgery, sleep medicine and clinical research, I am positioned to personalize the care of patients with this disease.

Selected Publications

Dedhia RC, Seay EG, Schwartz AR: Beyond VOTE: The New Frontier of Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy. ORL 2021.

Yu TL, Liu Y, Tangutur A, Arnold M, Seay EG, Schwartz AR, Dedhia RC: Influence of Apnea Versus Hypopnea Predominance in Predicting Mean Therapeutic Positive Airway Pressures Among Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients. Journal Clinical Sleep Medicine 2021.

Hutz MH, Woodson BT, Dedhia RC: Pharyngeal Surgery. Bailey's Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 6th Edition 2021.

Dedhia RC, Bouloux GF: Submental Intubation for Maxillomandibular Advancement Improves Short-Term Nasal Breathing Outcomes. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology Feb 2020.

Mulholland GB, Dedhia RC: Success of Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Using Mandibular Advancement During Sleep Endoscopy Laryngoscope Feb 2020.

Liu Y, Yu JL, Dedhia RC: Transpalatal Advancement Pharyngoplasty. 2020.

Seay EG, Keenan BT, Schwartz AR, Dedhia RC: Therapeutic PAP Level During Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy as a Predictor for Success in Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Surgery. JAMA-Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery 2020.

Sarah Nicholson, PhD : In OSA, What Effect of Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation? 2020.

Alex McKinlay: Coronosomnia, Sleep and the Otolaryngologist. Texas Academy of Otolaryngology Quarterly Newsletter 2020 Notes: Dr. Raj Dedhia blog on featured.

Yu PK, Jaywardena A, Stenerson M, Pulsifer MB, Grieco JA, Abbeduto L, Dedhia RC, Soose RJ, Tobey A, Raol N, Ishman SL, Shott SR, Skotko BG, Kinane TB, Keamy DG, Hartnick CJ: Redefining Success by Focusing on Failures After Pediatric Hypoglossal Stimulation in Down Syndrome. Laryngoscope 2020.

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Last updated: 10/22/2021
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