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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

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3400 Spruce Street
5 Ravdin
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.A. (Health Care Systems)
Wharton School- University of Pennsylvania, 2004.
B.S. (Biological Basis of Behavior)
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

Yu JL, Tangutur A, Thuler ER, Evans M, Dedhia RC: The Role of Craniofacial Maldevelopment in the Modern OSA Epidemic: A Scoping Review. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 2022.

Dedhia RC: Anatomy: Functional Etymology. Bailey's Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 6th Edition 2022.

Gonazalez, Vanessa: Novel Treatments for OSA: The Research Opportunities in Otolaryngology AASM Foundation Focus Newsletter 2022.

Jaime Osnato: How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With a Fan On? 2022 Notes:

Jennifer Gibson: Upper Airway Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. American Academy of Sleep Medicine MONTAGE 2022.

Holly Ellis: Sleep Apnea Is Ruining More Than Your Partner's Sleep. Giddy 2022 Notes:

Yu JL, Thuler ER, Seay EG, Schwartz AR, Dedhia RC: The Accuracy and Reliability of Visually Assessed Pharyngeal Opening Pressures during Drug Induced Sleep Endoscopy. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2022.

Dedhia RC: Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Adherence Monitoring: Emerging from the Shadows of CPAP. SLEEP 2022.

Seay EG, Dedhia RC: Effect of Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation on Cardiovascular Outcomes. Upper Airway Stimulation in OSA 2022.

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

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Last updated: 07/30/2022
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