International Surgical Sleep Society


Founded in 2006, the International Surgical Sleep Society is dedicated to the education and study of sleep medicine. The ISSS maintains the following objectives:-

  1. to educate its members in the surgical treatment of sleep disorders;
  2. to educate the public on the surgical treatment of sleep disorders;
  3. to hold regular meetings of sleep surgeons to share experiences, promote cooperation, and facilitate research on the diagnosis and surgical treatment of sleep disorders;
  4. to educate other medical specialties about the surgical treatment of sleep disorders; and
  5. to promote research on the surgical treatment of sleep disorders.

Board of Directors

Stacey L. Ishman MD MPH

Professor, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Stuart G. MacKay FRACS
Vice President

Professor, Illawarra ENT Head & Neck Clinic, New South Wales, Australia

Kathleen L. Yaremchuk MD

Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

Brian Rotenberg MD MPH
Secretary & Membership chair

Associate Professor, Western University
London, Ontario, Canada

Madeline J.L. Ravesloot MD PhD MSc
Website Chair

OLVG West, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

B. Tucker Woodson MD

Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Samuel A. Mickelson MD

Advanced Ear Nose & Throat Associates
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Evert Hamans, MD, PhD

Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen, Belgium