Sleep Surgery

The sleep surgery research division is a leading group of investigators conducting research about surgical treatment for a variety of conditions affecting one’s ability to sleep. The group includes Drs. Dedhia, Schwartz, and Thaler.

Raj C. Dedhia, MD, MSCR

  • Director, CPAP Alternatives Clinic | Penn Sleep Center
  • Director, Division of Sleep Surgery | Penn Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery


Alan R. Schwartz, MD

  • Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • Professor of Medicine, John Hopkins University, ret.


Erica R. Thaler, MD

  • Director, Division of General Otorhinolaryngology
  • Director, Otorhinolaryngology, Penn Medicine Radnor
  • Director, Otorhinolaryngology Outpatient Surgical Practices, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania