Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz, MD

Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz, MD

Sleep Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1996 and specializes in sleep medicine, ear, nose, and throat, and more.Read his story

18 E 48th St Fl 2

New York, NY 10017

Contact Information

(646) 868-4300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 17 More

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Dr. Jacobowitz's Experience

Dr. Jacobowitz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sleep Medicine
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology and Sleep Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Jacobowitz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jacobowitz "Dr Ofer Jacobowitz MD PhD FAASM is an internationally recognized expert for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. He completed his undergraduate university studies in biological sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and subsequently worked in computer research & development. He then performed his medical and doctoral studies at Mount Sinai School of Medicine's Medical Scientist Training Program in New York, earning his medical degree as well as a PhD in pharmacology. He is an assistant professor of otolaryngology/head and neck surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital and a partner at ENT and Allergy Associates in New York. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine where he is the former chairman of the Sleep-related breathing disorders section and all membership sections. He is dual board-certified in Otolaryngology/ head and neck surgery, as well as Sleep Medicine He has authored original research articles, review articles and book chapters on OSA in scientific and medical journals. He is a peer reviewer for several prestigious journals and is an associate book editor of the upcoming second edition of the textbook Sleep Apnea and Snoring. His research interest is implantable hypoglossal neurostimulation for obstructive sleep apnea and nasal breathing. He is a primary investigator in the former and current FDA clinical trials for ImThera Medical's Implantable hypoglossal neurostimulation therapy. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences. He enjoys spending time family, photography, archaeology, traveling, learning new languages, and practicing Tae Kwon Do martial art."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jacobowitz "I strive to provide caring, personalized, advanced treatment of sleep, and ear, nose, throat disorders and to treat my patient as I would a dear friend.  "

4  Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Rhinology
  • Sinus Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

60  Conditions Treated


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46  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Coblation Tonsillectomy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive and Navigational Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Pillar Procedure
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Treatment
  • Sleep Study
  • Snoring Surgery
  • Snoring Therapy
  • Soft Palate Implant
  • SomnoDent® (for Sleep Apnea)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thornton Adjustable Positioner® (TAP®)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • City University of NY, PhD in Pharmacology
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow designation American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2012
  • Honor Award- American Academy of Otolaryngology/ Head & Neck Surgery, 9/8/2011
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1995
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacobowitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobowitz to family and friends
38 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Jacobowitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Jacobowitz Says:

I wish to thank all my wonderful patients for your reviews of my practice!


Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Jacobowitz is one in a million. A very experienced and knowledgeable doctor who takes time with his patients. He answers all my questions and he is very skillful in his specialized field. I have seen him 5 times and in one year. He is very thorough and explains his treatment very well. You will...more
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I was first introduced to Dr. Jacobowitz for a sleep study. After having difficulty using a CPAP machine, Dr. Jacobowitz recommended I repair my badly obstructed nose. I am now able to sleep thru the night, feeling well rested in the morning. I am also able to breath thru my nose, which is far...more
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I had a great experience here - very clean office, great staff, dr spent plenty of time with me going over my questions and the questionnaire I filled out. Front desk staff was fantastic, helpful, and friendly; which I feel is rare these days. Their patient portal is helpful and easy to navigate. I...more
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Great visit. I was greeted by friendly staff. Fitz working at the desk was very helpful guiding me through sign in process. Dr. Jacobowitz is a good listener and took time to evaluate my condition before rushing to any decisions. I was very satisfied with my experience.
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Dr Jacobowitz, I will say, seems like a good dr for the short time I met with him. His office in Middletown, on the other hand, wasted my time. I live an hour away from the office and I value my time highly. Of the 4 trips I made to his office, 3 of those trips were a complete waste of time and...more
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