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RESTORATION OF NASAL BREATHING IS THE KEY TO REVERSING SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING
Peter Catalano, MD, FACS, FARS
December 12, 2022 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
This webinar will demonstrate why we focus on the restoration of nasal breathing to correct the symptoms of SDB, and how a collaborative effort with orthodontists, dentists, and myofunctional therapists is necessary to optimize outcomes
- To understand how mouth breathing can adversely affect craniofacial growth and behavior in children.
- To appreciate why a multi-disciplinary approach is “best practice” for patients with Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB).
- To learn how the corrective airway surgery can reverse many of the symptoms of SDB.
Peter Catalano, MD, FACS, FARS graduated with a BS from Columbia University School of Engineering, followed by an MD degree from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MSH) in New York City. Completed Residency at MSH and became a full-time faculty member (1990-1999) where he became an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Neurosurgery, and Maxillofacial Surgery. He then became Chair of Otolaryngology at the Lahey Clinic (2000-2009), followed by Chair of Surgery and VP of Surgical Services at Caritas/Steward Health Care (2009-2012). Now Chief of Otolaryngology at SEMC, Professor of Otolaryngology at Tufts University, Director of Rhinology fellowship (SEMC), and Medical Director of Research for Steward. Academically active with over 340 invited lectures, 25 book chapters, 95+ peer-reviewed publications, member of the editorial board of 7 medical journals, and editor of 1 journal. President and Founder of the Foundation for Innovation, Education and Research in Otolaryngology (2011-present), and organizer of two annual medical conferences, Open Forum US and ENT Summit. Dr Catalano has worked with numerous medical device companies to help develop and commercialize numerous minimally invasive surgical tools and techniques over the past 30 years of clinical practice.
1 CE credit available to AAPMD members