Dr. Elliott Alpher Participates in Otolaryngology Panel


April 14, 2014

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Washington, D. C. - Dr. Elliott Alpher, one of the District’s most experienced specialists for sleep and jaw disorders, recently participated on a panel of specialists for the 5th Annual Cherry Blossom Conference Otolaryngology Update. The program was designed to meet the educational needs of general otolaryngologists (ENT’s), residents, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical assistants and students.

Following the completion of this weekend course, the participants should have a better understanding of the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis and allergy, treatment methods and advances in pediatric otolaryngology, management of dizziness and facial nerve paralysis, treatment of sleep apnea and advances in the management of advanced cutaneous malignances.

Dr. Alpher is on staff at George Washington University Hospital and Georgetown University Hospital, has been known as a leader in the treatment of sleep disorders and jaw pain for 25 years. Dr. Alpher has pioneered a conservative, non-invasive approach utilizing computerized and verifiable diagnostic methods to treat TMJ, snoring and sleep apnea. This method of treatment has proven to be greatly successful and is highly regarded as the first method of choice by physicians and patients.

Alpher was also recently responsible for heading a delegation to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Medical Advisory Board (MAB) to introduce the new technology of compliance chips in oral appliances to treat and monitor sleep apnea and snoring of truckers and other transportation personnel. In addition, he earned the status of Diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Pain & Dental Sleep Medicine in October 2013.

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