For Referring Physicians

Referral to Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery - Division of Sleep Surgery

  • Referrals for consultation and discussion of surgical options for sleep apnea and snoring.
  • Patients should come with sleep study completed in the last 3 years. Full study report should be sent to the office.
  • Most patients will require a trial of CPAP at home prior to consideration for sleep apnea surgery.
  • Evaluation will include an awake laryngoscopy to fully evaluate the upper airway and a discussion about options and candidacy for surgery.
  • Letter with a consultation note will be sent to your office or via the EMR.

Referral to UCSF Sleep Medicine and Sleep Disorders Center

  • For consultation to discuss and start medical treatments for sleep apnea such as CPAP and manage other aspects of disordered sleep.
  • We also work with a variety of Sleep Medicine practices and Sleep Laboratories around the Bay Area. Contact us for a list of providers near you.

For Oral Appliances

  • We work with local practices that specialize in oral appliance creation for obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Evaluation for an oral appliance often includes assessment of potential bruxism and TMJ disease. 
  • For a list of providers please contact our office.

For Oral Maxillofacial Surgery to discuss Maxillomandibular Advancement

  • For information on how to send the referral: UCSF OMFS



UCSF Sleep Surgery

Ph: (415) 353-2757
Fax: (415) 353-2603