Topic Description :
Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator
- Use of Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator for Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Review Indications and Contraindications for Stimulator therapy
- Review Pertinent anatomy of hypoglossal nerve and chest wall
- Review placement of Nerve Stimulator
- Other Indications for Nerve Stimulator therapy
|09:00 – 10:00||Review of Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator|
|10:00 – 11:00||Review of pertinent anatomy for Hypoglossal nerve and Chest wall Anatomy|
|11:00 – 12:00||Review Hypoglossal Nerve Surgical Procedure|
(Til 15 December 2023)
(16 Dec 2023 – 20 Jan 2024)
|Student||Board Resident/ Dentist||Student||Board Resident / Dentist|
Limited seats only
Dr. Ketan Patel
Dr. Patel is currently the Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Hospital Dentistry at North Memorial Health. He is Physician Lead of Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at North Memorial Health.
He completed his dental school at the University of Birmingham in England. He subsequently completed his PhD at the University of Minnesota, with his thesis in molecular genetics of Head and Neck Cancers. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at the University of Maryland including the world-famous Adam Cowley Shock-Trauma center. He subsequently completed two fellowships in Oral/Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery at the University of Minnesota and another fellowship in Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstructive surgery.
He has been at North Memorial for almost 10 years and previously served as the Fellowship Director of the Oral/Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship program. He is board certified in both Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Certificate of Added Qualification in Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstructive through the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.