Center for Snoring and Sleep Surgery

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The Johns Hopkins Center for Snoring and Sleep Surgery provides comprehensive surgical and dental care for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) or snoring who have not had successful medical treatment or are interested in exploring other treatment options.

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What’s New in the Surgical Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Learn about the newest medical and surgical options for patients with obstructive sleep apnea who struggle with using a CPAP machine.

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea | David’s Story

David’s obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) left him unable to sleep well at night for the past 30 years. Learn how sleep surgeon Kevin Motz helped David finally get a good night's rest. 

Pediatric Sleep Care

The Johns Hopkins pediatric otolaryngology experts treat a variety of sleep conditions in children.

Our Services

Our multidisciplinary team of surgical providers works with you to develop an individualized treatment plan to address your sleep apnea or snoring problems. This may include a comprehensive history and physical examination including an airway evaluation and surgeries. The type of surgery recommended to you may include:

Nasal Surgery

  • Septoplasty
  • Nasal turbinate reduction
  • Nasal valve reconstruction

Palatal Surgery

  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Palate radiofrequency
  • Palatal implantation
  • Expansion Pharyngoplasty

Base of Tongue Surgery

  • Lingual tonsillectomy
  • Partial midline glossectomy
  • Radiofrequency to the base of tongue
  • Genioglossal advancement
  • Hyoid myotomy and suspension
  • Tongue suspension suture

Other Surgical Procedures

  • Maxillomandibular advancement
  • Tracheostomy
  • Limited uvulopalatopharygoplasty
  • Custom oral appliances

New Treatment: Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator

Johns Hopkins Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery’s specialists are available to provide the only FDA-approved hypoglossal nerve stimulator (Inspire®) as a possible treatment for patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

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