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.

Madeline J.L. Ravesloot MD PhD MSc
Secretary & Membership chair

OLVG West, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Lyndon Chan, MBBS, FRACS
Website chair

Durham, North Carolina, USA

Paul T. Hoff, MS, MD
Education Committee Chair

Assistant Professor, Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan, USA

Board Members At-Large

Tucker B. Woodson MD

Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Maria V. Suurna, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, USA

Robson Cappaso, MD

Associate Professor, Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery,Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA

Emeritus Board Member

Samuel A. Mickelson MD

Advanced Ear Nose & Throat Associates
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Education Committee

Mark A. D'Agostino MD, FACS

Assistant Professor, Southern New England Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery Group, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Colin Huntley, MD

Assistant Professor, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA

Julia A. Crawford, FRACS

Sydney ENT Clinic, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia