David O. Volpi, MD, FACS - Board Certified Otolaryngologis
David O. Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. is a board-certified otolaryngology surgeon and staff member at New York’s finest teaching hospitals. He has operated a private Ear, Nose and Throat practice for more than twenty years, Otolaryngology Associates, now with two locations in on the Upper East and Upper West sides of New York City. As one of the leading specialists on snoring in the United States, he is the co-author of the definitive snoring guide, Wake Up! You’re Snoring.
Dr. Volpi is a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), the American Medical Association (AMA), the American College of Surgeons, the Medical Society of the State of New York, the New York County Medical Society, the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the American Rhinologic Society.
Charles Kimmelman, MD, FACS
With his broad experience in medical research and clinical practice, Dr. Charles Kimmelman has devoted his career to creating and using innovative medical and surgical methods for the care and wellness of the ear, nose, throat and related parts of the head and neck. He has been especially recognized for his contributions to Nasal and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Snoring and Sleep Apnea, and Smell and Taste Disorders. Dr. Kimmelman conceptualized, developed and brought to market a novel medical device, Sepragel Sinus, which facilitates healing and reduces scaring related to nasal and sinus surgery. Additionally, Dr. Kimmelman is a pioneer in the use of the Pillar Procedure, the first FDA-approved implantable treatment for sleep apnea and snoring, and he has performed over four thousand Pillar implants to date.
After receiving his M.D. with honors from Temple University, Dr. Kimmelman completed post-graduate medical training at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and remained on the faculty for over 10 years before relocating to New York City, where he also earned a masters degree in business administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the Triological Society, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the New York Academy of Medicine. Dr. Kimmelman has served as Chief of Smell and Taste Disorders at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital. While at the University of Pennsylvania, he was a charter member of the first Smell and Taste Research Center funded by the National Institutes of Health. He has also served as Departmental Chairman at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and New York Medical College.
Dr. Kimmelman has been honored by the American Academy of Otolaryngology for his extensive educational and research contributions to the field. He has been chosen as one of New York’s “Best Doctors” by New York Magazine as well as the prestigious Castle Connolly Medical “America’s Top Doctors,” “Best Doctors in America,” and “Best Doctor in Otolaryngology”. He has been featured in numerous magazines, newspapers and websites including The New York Times, New York Post, Washington Post, Prevention, Cooking Light, Forbes.com, and has been seen on Regis and Kelly, CBS News, WABC News, WB11, Fox News Channel and many others. His nationally acclaimed book, Disorders of Taste and Smell, was published by the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Foundation. The book covers the anatomy, physiology and embryology of the smell and taste systems and evaluation and treatment strategies. He has published more than one hundred scholarly manuscripts and articles in peer reviewed medical journals and has presented his research in as many medical conferences and academic institutions throughout the U.S. and abroad.