Dr. Lee M. Mandel, M.D., F.A.C.S. a nationally recognized leader in the field of minimally invasive, in-office procedures for sinus disorders, snoring and sleep apnea joins eHealth Radio and the Allergy, Health News and Sleep Apnea Channels.
Dr. Mandel is the Director of the South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center and the South Florida Snoring and Sleep Center in Fort Lauderdale Florida, which has been named a National Center Of Excellence, and receives weekly visiting surgeons from around the country to learn his techniques.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Lee M. Mandel discuss the following:
- What conditions do you routinely treat?
- How many people are affected by acute sinusitis and sleep apnea?
- What’s different about the way your treat these conditions opposed to others?
- Are these simple procedures, can everything be done in office as opposed to an expensive and potentially dangerous hospital stay?
- What is the scope of patients suffering from the symptoms that you can help?
Dr. Lee M. Mandel, MD, FACS, graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Florida with acceptance into Phi Beta Kappa his junior year. He went on to graduate in the top 5 of his medical school class, earning acceptance into Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society a year early, as well as being named President of that prestigious organization.
Dr. Mandel completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City after which he was chosen for a coveted Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery under the tutelage of Dr. Ferdinand F. Becker, a pioneer in cosmetic and reconstructive facial surgery.
Dr. Mandel has earned numerous awards and distinctions and is Board Certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Mandel has held posts as a member of the Young Physicians Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Trauma Committee Delegate at Memorial Regional Hospital and Chief of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery at Weston Outpatient Surgery Center. Dr. Mandel is an active member of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, the American Rhinologic Society, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Voice Foundation. Most recently, Dr. Mandel served as Secreatry/Treasurer of the Florida Society of Otolaryngolgoy-Head and Neck Surgery and currently serves as the President of that society.
As a faculty member of the Open Forum, an annual international conference under the auspices of the Foundation for Innovation, Education and Research in Otolaryngology since its inception, Dr. Mandel has distinguished himself as a thought leader in his specialty, and currently sits on the planning committee alongside some of the country’s most respected Rhinologic surgeons. Dr. Mandel is also a co-founder and executive member of the board of directors for the Society for Innovation and Technology in Otolaryngology (SITO).
South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, Inc. is a state-of-the-art facility located in Broward County, Florida, providing comprehensive evaluation and management of all sinus and allergy disorders using cutting edge techniques, equipment and facilities. At the center, all aspects of your care are addressed in one practice setting, including a comprehensive examination using the latest instrumentation and techniques, diagnostic testing, and allergy testing and treatment, which sets the standard of care for South Florida and the rest of the country.
We very strongly believe that it’s much better to use minimally-invasive procedures to treat sinus and nasal conditions, and these are the ones used in most cases. Dr. Mandel has developed techniques for in-office treatment of sinus disorders such as Balloon Sinuplasty, and he teaches those techniques across the country to other sinus specialists at medical conferences.
Furthermore, sinus specialists from across the nation visit Dr. Mandel weekly to observe his work. South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, Inc. has been named a Center Of Excellence for sinus care, using minimally invasive procedures in the office with little discomfort or downtime. When you come to South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, Inc., you know that you are receiving the highest level of medical care at a facility that has proven to be the best in South Florida and one of the best in the country.