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Sight + Soundbites Webinar: Down Syndrome and Sleep Apnea: A New Treatment on the Horizon
July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ryan Soose, MD, and Rachel Whelan, MD, will speak about the impact of obstructive sleep apnea on patients with Down syndrome and provide an update on current treatment options, including the emerging role of Inspire therapy.
Ryan Soose, MD, is Director of the UPMC Division of Sleep Medicine and Upper Airway Surgery and Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Board-certified in both otolaryngology and sleep medicine, Dr. Soose specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. He is an appointed member of the Sleep Disorders Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) and is an active member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the International Surgical Sleep Society (ISSS). Dr. Soose has a special interest in sedated endoscopy and neurostimulation therapy in the management of patients with sleep apnea.
Rachel Whelan, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and UPMC Mercy, specializing in sleep medicine.
A Q&A will follow the presentation.