Eric J. Kezirian



  • Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery


  • Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


  • English
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Eric J. Kezirian, MD, MPH


Practicing locations:

  • Keck Medicine of USC - Beverly Hills
  • USC Healthcare Center 4

About this doctor:

Dr. Kezirian is an international leader in the surgical treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. Prior to coming to USC, he was the Director of the Division of Sleep Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Kezirian uses the latest research, including his own, to provide his patients with the most appropriate, effective treatment plan. His research has addressed the most important questions in the field, including how surgeons should choose procedures, how well surgery works, and the development of new treatments. This work has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, and the Triological Society. He is the Sleep Medicine Associate Editor for the medical journal Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery.

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AB magna cum laude, Harvard College
MSc, University of Oxford
MD, University of Pennsylvania
MPH, University of Washington


General Surgery, University of Washington


Sleep Surgery, Stanford University


Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
Sleep Medicine

Professional society memberships:

American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Triological Society


Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pennsylvania
Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery