CPAP Clinic…Getting comfortable with your CPAP

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Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Clinic

Your Continuous Positive Airway Pressure device is one of the most effective treatments for obstructive sleep apnea, but only if you use it. Research shows that the first month of using your CPAP is the most important – and it’s the time you’re most likely to become overwhelmed or frustrated and stop using your device.

With the CPAP Clinic  registered sleep technologists will provide you with:

  • mask fittings to ensure comfort
  • tips on adjusting to using your CPAP
  • solutions for mouth breathing problems
  • options for ramp and pressure relief
  • answers to your questions about using your CPAP

 

Ari Klapholz FCCP

 

Dr. Klapholz has been extremely instrumental in the education of young doctors and remains one of the busiest practicing physicians in New York City. He has been involved in the training of medical students, residents and pulmonary fellows while serving as Divisional Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Cabrini Medical Center, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York.

Medical School:
New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York

Residency:
Beth Israel Medical Center of New York (served Resident/ Instructor with the Resident Research Council in Gambia, West Africa)

Fellowships:
Pulmonary Disease at Beth Israel Medical Center
Critical Care Fellowship at The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

Certifications:
Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine

Expertise and Interests:
Diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary disease
Diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders
One of the primary participants involved in outpatient endovascular ablation therapy at NY Cardio Vein
Primary Investigator or collaborator in several clinical studies involving pulmonary and sleep trials

Professional Highlights:
A Founding member of New York Cardiovascular Associates, Cabrini Medical Center
Served as Chief of Pulmonary/ Critical Medicine, Cabrini Medical Center
Director of Nutritional Support Service, Cabrini Medical Center
Chairman of the Critical Care Committee, Cabrini Medical Center
Chief of the Intensive Care Unit and Respiratory Step-down Unit, Cabrini Medical Center
Director of the Pulmonary Fellowship, Cabrini Medical Center
Named one of the “Top Doctors” by Castle Connoly and as a “Super Doctor” by the New York Times Magazine

Current positions:
Co-Director of the New York Sleep Wake Institute
Member of the Sleep Lab Committee, New York Cardiovascular Associates

 
Guest Speaker:

Dr. Ari Klapholz, sleep specialist

Website URL:

http://www.nycva.org/

 

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