Samuel Mickelson, MD FACS

Samuel Mickelson, MD FACS

Dr. Samuel A. Mickelson earned his Bachelor’s degree with high distinction in 1978 and completed his medical degree in 1982, both at the University of Michigan. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in 1987.

Following residency, he served as the Residency Training Program Director in the Department of Otolaryngology at Henry Ford Hospital from 1987 to 1996. Since 1996, he has been in Atlanta, Georgia where he is the Director of The Atlanta Snoring and Sleep Disorders Institute, Medical Director of Advanced Sleep Laboratories and physician member of Advanced Ear Nose & Throat Associates. His clinical practice focuses exclusively on the diagnosis and treatment of snoring and sleep apnea and nasal and sinus disease.

Dr. Mickelson is Board Certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has served as an examiner for the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Examination. He is a past chair of the Sleep Disorders Committee for the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and is an active member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Mickelson has a special interest in the non-surgical (CPAP, BiPAP, AutoPAP and adjustable oral appliances) and surgical treatment of snoring and sleep apnea with experience in a variety of advanced surgical procedures such as Somnoplasty, Injection Snoreplasty, palatal implants, laser palatal surgery, robotic tongue reduction, genioglossus and hyoid advancement, hypoglossal nerve stimulation, and adjustable tongue suspension. As sleep lab Medical Director, he oversees and interprets both in home and in lab sleep studies. He also has expertise in endoscopic surgery for nasal and sinus disease, ear surgery, and head and neck cancer.

His research interests have led to publications in many professional journals, and books. Dr. Mickelson has also presented numerous papers at local, state and national society meetings and has been an invited speaker at many instructional courses on the management of snoring, sleep apnea and sinusitis.

Dr. Mickelson has been named as one of the best doctors in Atlanta by the Atlanta Magazine for 2001 and as one of the best doctors in the United States by Who’s Who since 1996.

Dr. Mickelson has medical staff privileges at Northside Hospital, Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (Scottish Rite), Atlanta Outpatient Surgery Center and Perimeter Surgery Center.

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess-An Unusual Complication of Aural Cholesteatoma. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada, 9/15/84.
  • Pediatric Flap Tracheotomy: A Safe Technique. Mickelson SA. Ninth Annual Meeting Henry Ford Hospital Medical Association. Detroit, Michigan, 10/11/85.
  • Primary Malignant Melanoma of the Larynx. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. San Antonio, Texas, 9/14/86.
  • Denker Rhinotomy for inverted Papilloma. Mickelson SA. Walter P. Work Society Annual Meeting. Horseshoe Bay, Texas, 9/19/86.
  • Epistaxis. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 7/1/88.
  • Diseases of the Paranasal Sinuses. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. West Bloomfield, Michigan, 7/27/88.
  • Sinus Disease Lecture. Mickelson SA. Lapeer County Medical Society. 10/18/88.
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. Mickelson SA. Michigan State Medical Society, 11/8/88.
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery – Research and Clinical Aspects. Mickelson SA. Michigan Oto-Laryngological Society Annual Meeting, 6/23/89.
  • Epistaxis and Chronic Sinusitis. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 8/25/89.
  • Hemangiomas of the Nose and Paranasal Sinuses. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana, 9/24/89.
  • A New Reconstructive Technique After Multiple Flap Failures. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana, 9/24/89.
  • Sinus Disease Course: Relationship of Sinusitis and Asthma. Mickelson SA. Michigan State Medical Society Annual Meeting. 11/9/89.
  • Nutrition and Surgical Morbidity. Mickelson SA. International Conference on Rehabilitation of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient. Dearborn, Michigan, 3/14/90.
  • Asthma and Sinusitis. Mickelson SA. Michigan Oto-Laryngological Society Annual Meeting. Glen Arbor, Michigan, 6/28/90.
  • Epistaxis. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 7/6/90.
  • Tracheostomy. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 9/7/90.
  • The Effects of Steroids or Tissue Precooling on Edema and Tissue Thermal Coagulation After CO2 Laser Impact. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Research Forum. San Diego, California, 9/9/90.
  • Complete Esophageal Obstruction After Ingestion of Cellulose Diet Pills. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. San Diego, California, 9/9/90.
  • Progress and Controversy in Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital Med Assoc. Detroit, Michigan, 10/18/90.
  • Asthma and Sinusitis. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital Med Assoc. Detroit, Michigan, 10/18/90.
  • Glossodynia and Halitosis. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 11/30/90.
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Update. Mickelson SA. Primary Care Clinical Problems in Otolaryngology. Henry Ford Hospital. Dearborn, Michigan, 3/22/91.
  • Common ENT Emergencies. Mickelson SA. Department of Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 7/24/91.
  • Treatment Approach to Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Michigan Oto-Laryngological Society Annual Meeting. Glen Arbor, Michigan, 6/28/91.
  • Tracheostomy. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 7/5/91.
  • Sleep Apnea in Acromegaly. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Kansas City, Missouri, 9/22/91.
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Nasal Physiology. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. West Bloomfield, Michigan, 10/1/91.
  • Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Wayne State University. Detroit, Michigan, 11/2/91.
  • Parotitis Can Cause Facial Paralysis. Mickelson SA. American Laryngol, Rhinol & Otolog Soc Ann Mtg. Palm Desert, California, 4/14/92.
  • Effect of Adenomectomy on Sleep Apnea in Acromegaly. Mickelson SA. Am Assoc Neurological Surg. California, 4/92.
  • Sleep Apnea in Acromegaly. Mickelson SA. International Skull Base Society. Hanover Germany, 6/92.
  • Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy. Mickelson SA. Michigan Otolaryngological Society. Shanty Creek, Michigan, 7/16/92.
  • Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy. Mickelson SA. Michigan Ophthalmological Society. Mackinaw Island, Michigan, 7/30/92.
  • Common Otolaryngological Emergencies. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 7/8/92.
  • Update on Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. Mickelson SA. Pontiac St. Joseph’s Otolaryngology Society. 3/25/92.
  • Endoscopic Orbital Decompression for Grave’s Syndrome Ophthalmopathy. Mickelson SA. Michigan Otolaryngological Society. Shanty Creek, Michigan, 7/9/93.
  • Common Otolaryngological Emergencies. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, 7/28/93.
  • Diagnosis and Medical/Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 9/29/93.
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. Cadaver Dissection Instructor. Detroit, Michigan, 9/29/93.
  • Physiology and Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 10/20/93.
  • Management of Jugular Phlebectasia. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, Minnesota, 10/93.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulo-palatopharyngoplasty–A New Treatment for Snoring. Mickelson SA. Course Director and Instructor. Detroit, Michigan, 11/6/93.
  • Management of Sinus Disease. Mickelson SA. Course director. Michigan State Medical Society Annual Meeting. Detroit, Michigan, 11/11/93.
  • Asthma, Allergy and Sinusitis. Mickelson SA. Michigan State Medical Society. Detroit, Michigan, 11/11/93.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulo-Palatoplasty–A New Treatment for Snoring. Mickelson SA. Sacramento Sleep Society. Sacramento, California, 1/21/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulo-Palatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Guest Instructor. Sacramento, California, 1/22/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulo-Palatoplasty–A New Treatment for Snoring. Mickelson SA. Michigan Laser Resource Network (MLRN). Dearborn, Michigan, 1/24/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulo-Palatoplasty–A New Treatment for Snoring. Mickelson SA. Course Director. Detroit, Michigan, 1/29/94, 3/19/94.
  • Congenital Nasal Masses. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 3/16/94.
  • Endoscopic KTP Laser Dacryocystorhinostomy. Mickelson S. Am Soc Laser Medicine and Surgery. Toronto, Ontario, 4/8/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulo-Palatopharyngoplasty in 268 patients presenting with snoring and OSA. Mickelson S. Am Soc Laser Medicine and Surgery. Toronto, Ontario, 4/8/94.
  • Pain After Laser Assisted Tonsillectomy. Mickelson SA. Am Soc Laser Medicine and Surgery. Toronto, Ontario, 4/8/94.
  • Diagnosis of Jugular Phlebectasia. Mickelson S. American Society of Head and Neck Radiology. Washington, D.C., 6/94.
  • Common Otolaryngological Emergencies. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 7/13/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulo-Palatopharyngoplasty – A New Treatment for Snoring. Mickelson SA. Course Director. Detroit, Michigan, 7/16/94.
  • Pain After Laser Assisted Tonsillectomy, Mickelson SA. Michigan Otolaryngological Society. Bellaire, Michigan, 7/7/94.
  • Treatment of Snoring and OSAS in 268 Consecutive Patients: Results and Role of Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty. Mickelson SA. Michigan Otolaryngological Society. Bellaire, Michigan, 7/7/94.
  • Morbidity and Mortality of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Patients After Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty: Review of 600 patients. Mickelson SA. 4th World Congress on Sleep Apnea. San Francisco, CA, 10/1/94.
  • Closure of Permanent Tracheostomy in Sleep Apnea Patients: A Modified Technique. Mickelson SA. 4th World Congress on Sleep Apnea. San Francisco, CA, 10/1/94.
  • Genial Advancement for OSAS. Mickelson SA. 4th World Congress on Sleep Apnea. San Francisco, CA, 10/1/94.
  • Laser assisted uvulopalatopharyngoplasty for OSAS. Mickelson SA. 4th World Congress on Sleep Apnea. San Francisco, CA, 10/1/94.
  • Evaluation and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Instruction Course. Course Director and Instructor. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. San Diego, California, 9/94.
  • Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Course Director. Michigan State Medical Society. Dearborn, Michigan, 11/4/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulo-palatoplasty – A New Treatment for Snoring. Mickelson SA. Course Director, Henry Ford Hospital. Detroit, Michigan, 11/5/94.
  • Laser Uvulopalatoplasty for OSAS. Mickelson SA. Triologic Society Middle section meeting. Omaha, Nebraska, 1/21/95.
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery, Current Perspectives. Mickelson SA. Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan, 3/18/95.
  • What’s New in Sleep Apnea? Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, 4/25/95.
  • Prediction of Sleep Apnea with Sleep-Wake Activity Inventory. Mickelson SA. APSS Sleep Meeting. Nashville, Tennessee, 6/10/95.
  • Advanced Techniques in The Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Michigan Otolaryngological Society, Bellaire, Michigan, 7/21/95.
  • LAUP for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Michigan Otolaryngological Society. Bellaire, Michigan, 7/22/95.
  • Evaluation and Management of Snoring and OSAS. Mickelson SA. Course Director. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, 9/19/95.
  • The Effect of Medical Treatment of Gastroexophageal Reflux on the Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Prospective Study. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, 9/17/95.
  • Surgical management of OSAS. Soft Tissue Considerations. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit MI, 10/24/95.
  • Evaluation of the OSAS Patient:Non-Surgical Treatment. Mickelson SA. Henry Ford Hospital-Department of Otolaryngology, Grand Rounds, 11/29/95.
  • Midline Glossectomy and Epiglottectomy for OSAS. Mickelson SA. Triological Society-Middle Section Meeting, Dearborn MI, 1/21/96.
  • Management of Nasal Problems in Patients on CPAP. Mickelson SA. Sleep Disorders and Research Center, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit MI, 2/21/96.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty for OSAS. Mickelson SA. APSS Sleep Meeting, Washington, D.C., 5/28/96.
  • The Effect of Medical Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux on the Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Prospective Study. Mickelson SA. APSS Sleep Meeting, Washington, D.C., 5/28/96.
  • Development of the Snoring and Sleep Apnea Morbidity Handicap Inventory. Mickelson SA. APSS Sleep Meeting, Washington, D.C., 5/28/96.
  • Hypothyroidism in Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA. APSS Sleep Meeting, Washington, D.C., 5/28/96.
  • Midline Glossectomy and Epiglottidectomy for OSAS. Mickelson SA. APSS Sleep Meeting, Washington, D.C., 5/28/96.
  • The Sleep-Wake Habits of Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Mickelson S. APSS Sleep Meeting, Washington, D.C., 5/28/96.
  • The Level of Daytime Sleepiness and the Perception of Sleep on the MSLT. Mickelson SA. APSS Sleep Meeting, Washington, D.C., 5/28/96.
  • Is Post Operative Intensive Care Monitoring Necessary following Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty? Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C., 10/2/96.
  • Evaluation and Management of OSAS. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C., 9/29/96.
  • A Model for Optimal Space and Staff Efficiency in an Otolaryngology Clinic. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C., 9/29/96.
  • Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA, Scientific Exhibit with Sleep Disorders Committee. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C., 9/29/96.
  • Advanced Surgical Management of OSAS. Mickelson SA. Medical Association of Georgia. Atlanta GA 11/22/96.
  • Advances in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery: Advanced Surgical Approaches for Snoring and Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. Northside Hospital. Atlanta GA. 1/18/97.
  • Advances in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery: Advanced Endoscopic Nasal and Sinus Surgery. Mickelson SA. Northside Hospital. Atlanta GA. 1/18/97.
  • Midline Glossectomy and Lingualplasty for OSAS. Mickelson SA. Dekalb Medical Center Sleep Disorders Center. Decatur GA. 3/12/97.
  • Primary Care Referral Guidelines for Otolaryngology. Mickelson SA. Dekalb Medical Center. Decatur GA. 3/19/97.
  • The Diagnosis of OSA Based on the Pattern of Snoring and Nocturnal Oximetry. Mickelson SA. APSS Sleep Meeting. San Francisco CA. 6/10/97.
  • New Treatments in the Management of Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA. Northside Hospital, Atlanta GA, 7/24/97.
  • Surgical Management of Snoring and OSAS. Mickelson SA. Instruction course. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. San Francisco CA, 9/7/97.
  • Interpretation of Sleep Studies: A Basic Course. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. San Francisco CA, 9/8/97
  • The Effect of Genial and Hyoid Advancement on Swallowing. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. San Francisco CA, 9/6/97.
  • Somnoplasty for the Treatment of Snoring. Mickelson SA. Dekalb Sleep Disorders Center. Decatur GA. 1/14/98.
  • New Surgeries for the Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Somnoplasty, Genioglossus Advancement, Hyoid Advancement. Mickelson SA. Decatur GA. 1/21/98.
  • Training Course Director and speaker: Somnoplasty for the Treatment of Snoring. Mickelson SA. Atlanta Georgia. 2/7/98.
  • Training Course Director and speaker: Surgical treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, A Hands-On Training Course. Mickelson SA. Atlanta Georgia. 3/14/98-3/15/98.
  • LAUP: Long Term Clinical Outcome in Patients With OSAS. Mickelson SA. Triological society Meeting – COSM, Palm Beach FLA, 5/14/98.
  • Training Course Director and speaker: Somnoplasty for the Treatment of Snoring. Mickelson SA. Atlanta Georgia. 7/11/98.
  • Surgical Management of Snoring and OSAS. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. San Antonio TX, 9/13/98.
  • Interpretation of Sleep Studies: A Basic Course. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. San Antonio TX, 9/14/98
  • Moderator and speaker: Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing in a Managed Care Environment. Snore Tape Recording, Pulse Oximetry, Referral Guidelines. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. San Antonio TX, 9/15/98.
  • A Pharyngeal Suspension Suture with “Repose” Bone Screw for OSA. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. San Antonio TX, 9/13/98.
  • Training Course Director and speaker: Somnoplasty for the Treatment of Snoring. Mickelson SA. Atlanta Georgia. 9/26/98.
  • Cardiovascular Morbidity of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. DeKalb Medical Center. Atlanta Georgia. 11/10/98.
  • Sudden Hearing Loss. Mickelson SA. DeKalb Medical Center. Atlanta Georgia. 11/17/98.
  • Radiofrequency Tissue Reduction (Somnoplasty) for Snoring. Med Assoc of Georgia Annual Meeting. Mickelson SA. Atlanta Georgia. 11/20/98.
  • Training Course Director and Speaker: Somnoplasty for the Treatment of Snoring. Mickelson SA. Atlanta Georgia. 11/21/98.
  • Training Course Director: Surgical treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, A Hands-On Training Course. Mickelson SA. Atlanta Georgia. 3/20-21/99.
  • What’s New in Sleep Apnea? Mickelson SA. Southern Regional Health System. Atlanta Georgia. 5/13/99.
  • New Surgical Treatments for Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. New Orleans LA, 9/26/99.
  • Interpretation of Sleep Studies: A Basic Course. Mickelson SA. Am Acad Otol H&N Surg, New Orleans LA, 9/26/98
  • Thyroid Testing for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Georgia Otolaryngological Society/ Medical Association of Georgia Annual Meeting. Atlanta GA, 11/19/99.
  • Perioperative Management for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. How to Avoid the Plaintiff Attorney. Georgia Otolaryngological Society. Mickelson SA. Atlanta GA, 11/19/99.
  • Training Course Director: 3rd Annual Surgical treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, A Hands-On Training Course. Mickelson SA. Atlanta Georgia. 4/1-4/2/00.
  • Retrolingual Airway Surgery for Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Washington DC, 9/24/00.
  • Interpretation of Sleep Studies: A Basic Course. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Washington DC, 9/24/00
  • Radiofrequency Tissue Volume Reduction of the Tongue for OSAS. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Washington DC, 9/24/00
  • Radiofrequency tissue volume reduction of the Tongue for OSAS. Mickelson SA. Georgia Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Atlanta Georgia 11/17/00
  • Training Course Director: 5th Annual Surgical treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, A Hands-On Training Course. Mickelson SA. Atlanta Georgia. 10/23-24/03.
  • New Surgical Treatments for OSAS. Mickelson SA. Georgia Otolaryngology Society Annual Meeting. Atlanta GA. 11/21/03.
  • Training Course Director: 6th Annual Surgical treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, A Hands-On Training Course. Mickelson SA. Atlanta Georgia. 10/23-24/04.
  • Medical Management of the Difficult Sleep Apnea Patient. S. Mickelson. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Los Angeles CA. 9/26/05
  • Training Course Director and speaker: 7th Annual Surgical Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. Atlanta Georgia. 10/29-30/05.
  • Medical Management of the Difficult Sleep Apnea Patient. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Toronto, Ont. 9/18/06
  • Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: MiniSeminar. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Toronto, Ont. 9/19/06
  • Training Course Director and Speaker: 8th Annual Surgical Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. Atlanta Georgia. 11/11/06-11/12/06.
  • Health Effects of Adult Onset Hearing Loss. Course with A. Golde, A Segal. Northside Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia. 4/12/07
  • Sleep and Sleepiness: Beyond OSAS. Moderator of Miniseminar at AAO-HNS with Woodson BT, McLaughlin KE, D’Agostino MA, Wardrop PA. My topic Normal Sleep. Chicago Ill., 9/21/08
  • Multicenter Study of Adjustable Tongue Advancement Device. Woodson BT, Mickelson SA, Huntley TC, Steward DL, Goldberg AN. Chicago Ill., 9/21/08
  • PSG Pitfalls Analysis as it Pertains to Success. Miniseminar on “What to do After Unsuccessful Sleep Apnea Surgery” with O. Jacobowitz, E. Weaver, and B.T. Woodson. American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. 10/5/09
  • Hyoid Advancement in Females with OSA: Comparison of Two Techniques. Mickelson SA,  Golde A, Dechavez A, Capp C.  American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Vancouver BC 10/2/13
  • Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Lectures given on laser physics and tissue interactions, laser safety, pathophysiology of snoring, evaluation and role of polysomnography, LAUP technique, LAUP results. Dallas, Texas, Laser Training Institute, 1/15/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty–A New Technique for Snoring. Mickelson SA. Sacramento, California, Sacramento Sleep Society, 1/21/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Lectures given on laser physics and tissue interaction, laser safety, pathophysiology of snoring, evaluation and role of polysomnography, LAUP technique and LAUP results. Sacramento, California, Sacramento Otolaryngology Associates, 1/22/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty–A New Technique for Snoring. Mickelson SA. Dearborn, Michigan, Michigan Laser Resource Network, 1/24/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Lectures given on pathophysiology of snoring, evaluation and role of polysomnography, LAUP technique, LAUP results, patient case presentations. Indianapolis Indiana, Midwest Medical Center, 2/12/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Lectures on laser physics and tissue interaction, laser safety, pathophysiology of snoring, evaluation and role of polysomnography, LAUP technique, LAUP results. New Orleans, Louisiana, Laser Training Institute, 2/19/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvolopalatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Lectures on laser physics and tissue interaction, laser safety, pathophysiology of snoring, evaluation and role of polysomnography, LAUP technique, LAUP results. Houston, Texas, Laser Training Institute, 2/26/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Lectures on laser physics and tissue interaction, laser safety, pathophysiology of snoring, evaluation and role of polysomnography, LAUP technique, LAUP results. Dallas, Texas, Laser Training Institute, 5/21/94.
  • Laser assisted Uvulopalatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Lectures on laser physics and tissue interaction, laser safety, pathophysiology of snoring, evaluation and role of polysomnography, LAUP technique, LAUP results. Atlanta, Georgia, Laser Training Institute, 6/4/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Lectures on laser physics and tissue interaction, laser safety, pathophysiology of snoring, evaluation and role of polysomnography, LAUP technique, LAUP results. Cleveland, Ohio, International College of Surgeons, Laser Training Institute, 6/9-10/94.
  • Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Lectures on laser physics and tissue interaction, laser safety, pathophysiology of snoring, evaluation and role of polysomnography, LAUP technique, LAUP results. Cincinnati, Ohio, Christ Hospital, 6/18/94.
  • Laser assisted Uvulopalatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Lectures on laser physics and tissue interaction, laser safety, pathophysiology of snoring, evaluation and role of polysomnography, LAUP technique, LAUP results. Atlanta, Georgia, Laser Training Institute, 9/10/94.
  • Laser assisted Uvulopalatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Lectures on laser physics and tissue interaction, laser safety, pathophysiology of snoring, evaluation and role of polysomnography, LAUP procedure and instrumentation. San Diego, California, Laser Training Institute, 9/17/94.
  • Laser assisted Uvulopalatoplasty Course. Mickelson SA. Lectures on laser physics and tissue interaction, laser safety, pathophysiology of snoring, evaluation and role of polysomnography, LAUP technique, LAUP results. Atlanta, Georgia, Laser Training Institute, 10/15/94.
  • Surgical Treatment of OSAS. Mickelson SA, Boyd S, Rosenthal L. Great Lakes Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Indianapolis, Indiana, 5/6/95
  • Evaluation and Advanced Surgical Treatment of Sleep Apnea Syndrome: Practical Guidelines for the Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Complaints. Mickelson SA. Michigan Sleep Disorders Association , Traverse City MI, 10/21/95.
  • Advanced Aesthetics: Medical/Clinical Perspectives. Mickelson SA. Aesthetics in Head and Neck Surgery. Nail and Skin Association (NASA) Annual Meeting Atlanta GA 11/2/96.
  • Moderator: Surgical Principles Session. Mickelson SA. Annual Cherry Blossom Conference: Obstructive Sleep Apnea – State of the Art. Arlington VA, 3/22/97.
  • Midline Glossectomy and Lingualplasty. Mickelson SA. Annual Cherry Blossom Conference: Obstructive Sleep Apnea – State of the Art. Arlington VA, 3/22/97.
  • Anesthetic and Peri-operative Management. Mickelson SA. Annual Cherry Blossom Conference: Obstructive Sleep Apnea – State of the Art. Arlington VA 3/23/97.
  • Pros and Cons of Palatal Surgery as Therapy for OSAS. Mickelson SA. Annual Cherry
  • Blossom Conference: Obstructive Sleep Apnea – State of the Art. Arlington VA, 3/22/97.
  • Surgical Management of Snoring and Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 3/27/97.
  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome: Recognition, Diagnosis, Treatment. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 4/22/97, 5/21/97, 6/26/97, 7/17/97, 8/11/97, 8/28/97, 9/11/97, 10/1/97, 10/23/97, 11/13/97, 12/11/97.
  • Managing Severe Sleep Apnea: A Mini-seminar. Coleman J, Mickelson SA. Am Acad Otol H&N Surg, San Francisco CA, 9/10/97.
  • Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of OSAS. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Medicine Board Part I Review Course. Atlanta GA, 9/14/97.
  • Surgical Management of Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. St. Joseph’s Hospital Clinic Day, Pontiac MI, 11/12/97.
  • Sleep Related Breathing Disorders. Overview of the Examination. Mickelson SA. Sleep Medicine Boards Review Course, Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine. 3/7/98
  • Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring. Mickelson SA. Northside Hospital Womens Health Program. Atlanta GA. 3/9/98.
  • Sleep Disordered breathing. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine. Atlanta Georgia. 4/23/98
  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome: Recognition, Diagnosis, Treatment. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 1/15/98, 2/5/98, 2/26/98, 2/26/98, 4/23/98, 5/14/98, 6/4/98, 7/16/98, 8/6/98, 8/27/98, 9/24/98, 10/8/98. 10/29/98, 11/19/98.
  • Sleep Apnea Syndrome: Decision Making in Diagnosis and Treatment. Mickelson SA. Cigna Health Care of Georgia. Atlanta Georgia, 6/4/98.
  • Medical Consequences of Obstructive sleep apnea, Overview of Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP): My Technique, Physical Exam and Upper Airway Endoscopy in the Adult, Midline Glossectomy and Lingualplasty, Somnoplasty, Discussion on Sleep Studies, Discussion on Oropharyngeal Surgery, Discussion on Treatment of Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring. Mickelson SA. Missouri Allergy & Sleep Disorders Update in the Tetons. Jackson Wyoming. June 17-21, 1998.
  • Somnoplasty for the Treatment of Snoring Training Course. Mickelson SA, Somnus Medical Technologies and Medtronic Upper Airway Inc. Brussels, Belgium. 6/25/98.
  • Somnoplasty for the treatment of snoring: A multi-lesion treatment approach. Mickelson SA, European Investigators meeting on radiofrequency treatment of snoring. Brussels, Belgium. 6/26/98.
  • Somnoplasty for the Treatment of Snoring. Mickelson SA, Milan, Italy. 6/27/98.
  • Course Director and presenter for Educational CD on Somnoplasty for snoring and nasal obstruction. Mickelson SA, 4/98-9/98.
  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome: Recognition, Diagnosis, Treatment. Mickelson SA, Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 1/14/99, 2/4/99, 2/25/99, 3/11/99, 3/25/99, 4/22/99, 5/20/99, 6/10/99, 7/15/99, 9/2/99, 9/30/99, 10/28/99, 11/18/99, 12/8/99
  • Somnoplasty for the Treatment of Sleep Apnea, Snoring, and Chronic Nasal Obstruction. Mickelson SA, Chicago Ill 1/16/99.
  • Somnoplasty for the Treatment of Sleep Apnea, Snoring, and Chronic Nasal Obstruction. Mickelson SA, Orlando Fla. 2/13/99.
  • Upper Airway Surgery and Upper Airway Resistance syndrome. Mickelson SA, Sleep Medicine Boards Examination Review Course, Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine. 3/13/99.
  • Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring. Mickelson SA, Northside Hospital Womens Health Program. Atlanta GA. 3/11/99.
  • Airway Evaluation: How to Determine Sites of Collapse; Radiofrequency Treatment of the palate; Radiofrequency Treatment of the Tongue; Repose: Potential Pitfalls; Sleep Apnea: Algorithm for Surgical Treatment. Mickelson SA. 11th Annual Stanford Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Symposium. Stanford, California. 6/18/99.
  • Somnoplasty for the Base of Tongue. Mickelson SA. Saint Josephs Hospital of Atlanta Speech and Language Department. Atlanta GA. 7/1/99.
  • Perioperative Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. Northside Hospital Anesthesiology Department. Atlanta GA. 7/27/99.
  • Surgery for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 11/18/99.
  • Standards for Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA. Cigna Health Care of Georgia. Atlanta GA, 1/11/00.
  • Radiofrequency Reduction of the Palate and Tongue for Snoring and Sleep Apnea. Advanced Retrolingual Airway Surgery for OSAS. Mickelson SA. University of Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, OK. 1/15/00.
  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome: Recognition, Diagnosis, Treatment. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 1/13/00, 2/17/00, 3/23/00, 4/20/00, 5/18/00, 6/8/00, 7/25/00, 8/24/00, 9/21/00, 10/26/00, 11/16/00, 12/7/00.
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Panel Discussion. Mickelson SA. At conference on Sleep Disorders: A Sleep Culture. Broadcast by Knowsleep.com/MedAscend as a Webcast. Held at Inova Health system, Fairfax VA, 3/24/00.
  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome and Other Causes of Excessive Daytime Somnolence. Mickelson SA. Sleep Medicine Boards Examination Part II – Review Course, Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine. Atlanta GA. 3/26/00.
  • Retrolingual Airway Surgery for OSAS, Incorporating Site Specific Surgery for OSAS IntoYour Practice. Mickelson SA. New England Otolarygological Society Meeting. Boston MA, 4/14/00.
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, GA. 5/18/00.
  • Airway evaluation for Sleep Disordered Breathing. Retrolingual Airway Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: From Somnoplasty to Genioglossus Advancement. Mickelson SA. Charlotte Society of Otolarynogology. Charlotte NC, 5/10/00.
  • Soft Tissue Surgery for Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA. American Professional Sleep Societies Annual Meeting. Las Vegas NV, 6/17/00.
  • Case Studies: My Approach for Treatment of OSAS. Mickelson SA. Georgia State Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting. Ponte Vedre Florida. 7/23/00.
  • Radiofrequency Tissue Volume Reduction of the Palate and Tongue for Sleep Disordered Breathing. When to Perform Retrolingual Airway Surgery for OSAS. Mickelson SA. North and South Carolina State Otolaryngological Society Annual Meeting. Asheville NC. 7/28/00.
  • Diagnosis of Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA. Barrow Medical Center. Winder GA. 9/21/00.
  • Cardiovascular Risk of Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 9/24/00.
  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome: Recognition, Diagnosis, Treatment. Mickelson SA. SE/SW APT Annual meeting. Atlanta GA 10/15/00
  • Radiofrequency Tissue Volume Reduction (Somnoplasty) for the Base of Tongue in Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. Saint Josephs Hospital of Atlanta Speech and Language Department. Atlanta GA. 11/2/00.
  • Upper Airway Evaluation Of Sleep Disordered Breathing. Tracheostomy For Sleep Apnea-Treatment Of Last Resort? Mickelson SA. Midwinter Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting. Tampa FLA 2/9/01.
  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome And Other Causes Of Excessive Daytime Somnolence. Mickelson SA. Sleep Medicine Boards Examination Part II – Review Course, Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine. Atlanta GA. 3/11/01.
  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome: Recognition, Diagnosis, Treatment. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 1/11/01, 3/1/01, 3/29/01, 4/26/01, 5/10/01, 5/22/01, 6/28/01, 7/26/01, 8/21/01, 9/25/01, 10/23/01, 11/13/01, 12/4/01.
  • Surgery for Sleep Disordered Breathing: Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine. Mickelson SA. Atlanta GA. 3/1/01
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Other Sleep Disorders. Mickelson SA. Dallas Ear Nose and Throat Cooperative Group. Dallas Texas. 3/24/01.
  • Treatment of Sleep Apnea: Sleep and Sleep Disorders in the New Millenium. Mickelson SA. St. John West Shore Hospital. Cleveland Ohio. 4/18/01
  • Surgery for Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA. Texas Medical Association Annual Meeting. Houston Texas. 5/4/01.
  • Surgery for OSAS. Mickelson SA. Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta Sleep Disorders Center. Atlanta GA 9/26/01.
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA. Michigan Otolaryngological Society Meeting. Southfield MI. 10/17/01.
  • Post Operative Management After OSA S. Mickelson SA. Northside Hospital ERC. 10/22/01
  • Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome: Recognition, Diagnosis, Treatment. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 1/8/02, 1/22/02, 2/19/02, 3/19/02, 4/23/02, 5/7/02, 5/21/02, 6/25/0/2, 7/9/02, 7/30/02, 8/13/02, 9/26/02, 10/17/02, 11/14/02, 12/12/02.
  • Upper airway resistance syndrome and other causes of excessive daytime somnolence. Mickelson SA. Sleep Medicine Boards Examination Part II – Review Course, Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine. Atlanta GA. 3/3/02.
  • Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Diagnosis and New Treatments. Mickelson SA. Emory Northlake Regional Medical Center. Atlanta GA 3/27/02
  • Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Diagnosis and New Treatments. Mickelson SA. Dekalb Dental Meeting. Atlanta GA 9/18/02.
  • Treatment of Hypersomnia. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, San Diego CA . 9/23/02.
  • Alternative Methods for Palatal Surgery. Seminar on Upper Pharyngeal Surgery for Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, San Diego CA . 9/24/02.
  • Diagnosis and New Therapies for OSAS. Mickelson SA. Saint Joseph’s Hospital Medicine Conference, Atlanta, GA 12/4/02.
  • Surgery for OSAS. Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 1/30/03, 2/20/03, 3/20/03, 5/1/03, 5/22/03, 6/26/03, 7/17/03, 8/14/03, 9/11/03, 10/16/03, 11/20/03, 12/11/03.
  • New Surgical Treatments for OSAS. Seminar on Clinical Developments in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Orlando FLA. 9/24/03.
  • Surgery for OSAS. Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 1/22/04, 2/26/04, 3/25/04, 4/29/04, 5/27/04, 6/24/04, 7/22/04, 8/26/04, 9/23/04, 10/21/04, 11/18/04, 12/9/04.
  • Airway Management for Surgery of Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Northside Hospital Anesthesia Department. 4/12/04.
  • CPAP Dispensing, Monitoring, and Trouble Shooting. Mini-Seminar on Opening Your Own Sleep Lab. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, New York NY. 9/20/04.
  • Diagnosis and Medical Management of Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, New York NY. 9/21/04.
  • Symposium Committee Member and Co-Sponsor of “Surgery, Sleep, and Breathing:
  • Symposium on the Current State and Future Directions of Reconstructive Surgery for Sleep Disordered Breathing”. Mickelson SA. Milwaukee WI, 10/11/04 – 10/12/04.
  • Epidemiology and Scope of the Problem (OSAS). “Surgery, Sleep, and Breathing:
  • Symposium on the Current State And Future Directions Of Reconstructive Surgery For Sleep Disordered Breathing”. Mickelson SA. Milwaukee WI, 10/11/04.
  • Pathophysiology of Excessive Daytime Somnolence. “Surgery, Sleep, and Breathing: Symposium On The Current State And Future Directions Of Reconstructive Surgery For Sleep Disordered Breathing”. Mickelson SA. Milwaukee WI, 10/11/04.
  • Hyoid Suspension. “Surgery, Sleep, and Breathing: Symposium On The Current State And Future Directions Of Reconstructive Surgery For Sleep Disordered Breathing”. Mickelson SA. MilwaukeeWI, 10/12/04.
  • Moderator for Presentations on Surgical Techniques for OSAS. “Surgery, Sleep, and Breathing: Symposium On The Current State And Future Directions Of Reconstructive Surgery For Sleep Disordered Breathing”. Mickelson SA. Milwaukee WI, 10/12/04
  • Surgery for OSAS. Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 2/3/05, 2/24/05, 3/24/05, 4/21/05, 5/26/05, 6/16/05, 7/14/05, 8/25/05, 9/22/05, 10/27/05, 11/17/05, 12/8/05
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing. Panel Discussion. Mickelson SA. Triological Society Eastern Section Meeting, Washington DC, 1/30/05
  • Evaluation of Sleep Disordered Breathing, Retrolingual Surgery for Sleep Disordered Breathing. Mickelson SA. South Carolina/North Carolina Otolaryngology Societies Annual Meeting, Charleston SC, 7/21/05
  • Peri-Operative Safety for Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. Georgia Association of Peri Anesthesia Nurses, Annual Meeting. Atlanta GA, 9/24/05
  • Complications and Controversies of Snoring Surgery – How to Recognize, Avoid and Treat. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Los Angeles CA. 9/27/05
  • Peri-Operative Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Los Angeles CA. 9/28/05
  • Perioperative Management of Patients with OSAS. Mickelson SA. Anesthesia Department, Northside Hospital, Atlanta GA, 1/9/06.
  • Response to “Surgery Has No Role in the Treatment of OSAS”; Muller Maneuver for OSAS; Effect of Surgery on CPAP Compliance; Moderator for section on “Surgery for Adults”; Panel Discussion on Retrolingual Surgery for Sleep Apnea. Mickelson SA. 2nd International Symposium: “Surgery, Sleep, and Breathing: Symposium On The Current State And Future Directions Of Reconstructive Surgery For Sleep Disordered Breathing”. Chicago Ill , 6/6/06-6/8/06.
  • Nasal Surgery for Sleep Apnea. “Rhinology and Nasal Disease: A Course for the Sleep Physician”. Mickelson SA. Associated Professional Sleep Societies Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City UT, 6/19/06.
  • Surgery for OSAS. Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome. Mickelson SA. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 1/12/06, 3/2/06, 3/30/06, 4/27/06, 5/25/06, 6/8/06, 8/24/06, 9/28/06, 10/19/06, 11/16/06, 12/7/06.
  • Perioperative Management of Patients with OSAS. Anesthesia Department, Northside Hospital, Atlanta GA, 1/9/06.
  • Presentations: Response to “Surgery Has No Role in the Treatment of OSAS”; Muller Maneuver for OSAS; Effect of Surgery on CPAP Compliance; Moderator for section on “Surgery for Adults”; Panel Discussion on Retrolingual Surgery for Sleep Apnea. 2nd Tnternational Symposium: “Surgery, Sleep, and Breathing: Symposium On The Current State And Future Directions Of Reconstructive Surgery For Sleep Disordered Breathing”. Chicago Ill , 6/6/06-6/8/06.
  • Nasal Surgery for Sleep Apnea. Part of a 4 hour course: “Rhinology and Nasal Disease: A Course for the Sleep Physician”. Associated Professional Sleep Societies Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City UT, 6/19/06.
  • Surgery for OSAS. Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome: Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 1/11/07, 2/22/07, 3/15/07, 4/5/07, 5/10/07, 6/21/07, 7/19/07, 8/23/07, 9/27/07, 11/15/07, 12/13/07
  • Surgery for OSAS. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, annual sleep medicine board review course. Atlanta GA. 9/9/07
  • Techniques and Devices to Treat Snoring, Miniseminar at AAO-HNS with Weaver E, Woodson, BT, Friedman, M. 9/19/07. Washington DC
  • Certification in Sleep Medicine, Miniseminar at AAO-HNS with Wardrop P., Weaver E., Rosenberg R. 9/16/07. Washington D.C.
  • Surgery for OSAS. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 3/13/08, 4/17/08. 5/22/08, 8/28/08, 9/25/08, 10/30/08, 12/4/08
  • The Use of Combined Multimodality Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Miniseminar at AAO-HNS with Weaver EM, Woodson BT, Thornton K. My topic Nasal Surgery and PAP. Chicago Ill, 9/22/08.
  • OSAS and Perioperative Implications. Northside multidisciplinary grand rounds, 3/9/09
  • Surgery for OSAS. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Sleep medicine board review course. Atlanta GA. 3/15/09
  • Surgery for OSAS. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 2/10/09, 4/21/09, 6/30/09, 8/18/09, 11/3/09, 12/8/09
  • Hyoid suspension type 2. International Surgical Sleep Society Meeting: Surgery Sleep and Breathing. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. May 8-10, 2009
  • Rapid Maxillary Expansion. International Surgical Sleep Society Meeting: Surgery Sleep and Breathing. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 8-10, 2009
  • Surgery for OSAS. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 1/26/10, 3/30/10, 5/25/10, 7/13/10.
  • OSA Surgery, How to Decide When to do What. Miniseminar at AAO-HNS with Huntley T, Weaver EM, Woodson BT, Jacobowitz O. My topic: Perioperative monitoring after surgery in OSA patients. Boston Ma, 9/27/10.
  • Advances in Hyoid Advancement. Georgia Society of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, Annual meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. 11/19/10.
  • Screening and Management of Sleep Apnea: Current Approaches for the PCP and Surgeon. Columbus, Georgia. St. Francis Hospital Annual Symposium. 2/5/2011.
  • Avoiding Complications of UPPP. Surgery Sleep & Breathing IV. Taipai, Taiwan. 3/6/2011
  • Surgery for OSAS. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta GA. 1/25/11, 3/15/11, 5/24/11 7/19/11, 10/4/11
  • Oral Appliances for OSAS. Northside Hospital Department of Internal Medicine Conference. Atlanta GA, 5/5/11
  • Moderator for session on positional therapy for sleep apnea. International Surgical Sleep Society, Sleep and Breathing V. Venice Italy 3/29-3/20/2012
  • Surgery for OSAS. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta 3/13/12, 11/4/12
  • Surgery for OSAS. Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine, Atlanta 3/19/13
  • Hypoglossal nerve stimulation for OSAS. Northside Hospital Department of Internal Medicine Conference. Atlanta GA, 9/15
  • Cranial Nerve Stimulation for OSA: From Protocol to Practice. Miniseminar. Woodson BT, Mickelson SA, Soose R, Heiser C, Strohl K. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Dallas TX  9/29/15
  • Coding issues for HG nerve stimulation. Upper Airway Stimulation Summit 2015 sponsored by Inspire Medical. Dallas TX 9/26/15
  • Lessons Learned in Sleep Apnea Surgery. Miniseminar. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, San Diego CA  9/18/16
  • Moderator: Nasal surgery for sleep apnea. 9th International Surgical Sleep Society Meeting, Munich, Germany 4/6/2018
  • Complications with Inspire HG Nerve Stimulation for OSA. 9th International Surgical Sleep Society Meeting, Munich, Germany 4/6/2018
  • Lessons Learned with HG Nerve Stimulation for OSA. Miniseminar. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA  10/9/18
  • Gilmore BB, Mickelson SA. Pediatric Tracheotomy-Controversies in Management. Otol Clin N Amer. 19(1):141-151, 1985.
  • Schweitzer VG, Fuentes J, Mickelson SA. Parapharyngeal Abscess-An Unusual Complication of Aural Cholesteatoma. Otol Head & Neck Surg. 94(5):637-641, June, 1986.
  • Mickelson SA, Nichols RD, Maeda K. Primary Malignant Melanoma of the Larynx. Otol Head & Neck Surg. 93-94, August, 1986.
  • Mickelson SA, Sheppard LM. Hemangiomas of the Nasal Septum and Paranasal Sinuses. Otol Head & Neck Surg. 101(2):225, August, 1989.
  • Mickelson SA, Gupta N. A New Reconstructive Technique After Multiple Flap Failures. Otol Head & Neck Surg. 101(2):244, August, 1989.
  • Mickelson SA, Nichols RD. Denker Rhinotomy for Inverted Papilloma of the Nose and Paranasal Sinuses. Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal. 38(1):21-24, 1990.
  • Sheppard LM, Mickelson SA. Hemangiomas of the Nasal Septum and Paranasal Sinuses Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal. 38(1):25-27, 1990.
  • Benninger MS, Mickelson SA, Yaremchuk KL. Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Morbidity and Early Results. Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal. 38(1):5-8, 1990.
  • Schmidt JL, Yaremchuk KL, Mickelson SA. Abnormal Coagulation Profiles in Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy Patients. Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal. 38(1):33-35, 1990.
  • Ray SM, Mickelson SA, Seidman M, Benninger M. Complete Esophageal Obstruction After Ingestion of Cellulose Diet Pills. Otol Head & Neck Surg. 103(2):283, August, 1990.
  • Sheppard LM, Werkhaven JA, Mickelson SA, Crissman J, Peterson E, Jacobson G. The Effect of Steroids or Tissue Precooling on Edema and Tissue Thermal Coagulation After CO2 Laser Impact. Otol Head & Neck Surg. 103(2):239, August, 1990.
  • Mandych A, Mickelson SA, Amis R. Operating Room Fire: Letter to the Editor. Arch Otol H&N Surg. 116:1452, Dec. 1990.
  • Mickelson SA, Senior B, Rosenthal L, Roth T. Sleep apnea in Acromegaly. Otol Head and Neck Surgery, 105(2):276, August, 1991.
  • Mandych A, Mickelson SA, Amis R. Fev Dans La Salle D’Operation. Lettre A L’Editeur. Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Journal d’O.R.L. Edition Francaise. 10(45):68, Dec. 1991.
  • Nichols RD, Mickelson SA. Partial Laryngectomy After Irradiation Failure. Annals of Otol, Rhino, Laryngo. 100(3):176-180, 1991.
  • Mathog RH, Mickelson SA. Rehabilitation of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient: Consensus on Recommendations From the International Conference on Rehabilitation of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient. H&N Surg. 13(1):1-13, 1991.
  • Sheppard LM, Werkhaven JA, Mickelson SA. The Effect of Steroids or Tissue Pre-Cooling on Edema and Tissue Thermal Coagulation After CO2 Laser Impact. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 12:137-146, 1992.
  • Mickelson SA, Roberts K. Management of Jugular Phlebectasia. Otol – Head and Neck Surg. 109(2):331, August, 1993.
  • Szeremeta W, Mickelson S. KTP Laser Tonsillectomy. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, Supp 6:33, 1994.
  • Mickelson S, Kim D, Stein I. Endoscopic KTP Laser Dacryocysto Rhinostomy. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, Supp 6:34, 1994.
  • Mickelson S, Schwimmer C. Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, Supp 6:34, 1994.
  • Mickelson SA, Rosenthal LD, Rock JP, Senior BA, Friduss ME. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Acromegaly. Otol Head and Neck Surg. 111(1):25-30, 1994.
  • Rock JP, Elskens D, Mickelson SA. Treatment of Patients with Sleep Apnea Caused by Growth hormone Secreting Pituitary Adenoma. In Samii M(ED): Skull Base Surgery. First Int Skull Base Congr, Hannover 1992. Basel, Karger. 1994:379-380.
  • Mickelson SA, Benninger MS, Kim D, Stein I. Endoscopic Surgery of the Lacrimal Sac with the KTP Laser. Illinois Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Proceedings. 1(1):103-118,1994.
  • Mickelson SA. Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty for OSAS. Programs of the section meetings, 1995, The American Laryngological Rhinological & Otological Society, Inc. p73,1995.
  • Schwimmer C, Mickelson SA, Zonca M, Roth T. The Effect of Medical Treatment of Gastroexophageal Reflux on the Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Otol- Head and Neck Surg. 113(2):168, August 1995.
  • Mickelson SA, Spickler E, Roberts K. Management of Internal Jugular Vein Phlebectasia. Otol Head and Neck Surg. 112(3):473-475,1995.
  • Mickelson SA. Laser-Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The Laryngoscope. 106(1):10-13, 1996.
  • Mickelson SA. Optical Video Tongue Depressor. Otol Head and Neck Surg. 115(5):578-579, 1996.
  • Mickelson SA, Rosenthal L. Midline Glossectomy and Epiglottidectomy for OSAS. Programs of the section meetings, 1996, The American Laryngological Rhinological & Otological Society, Inc. p69,1996.
  • Mickelson SA. Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty for OSAS. 1996 APSS 10th Annual Meeting Abstract Book. p192.
  • Schwimmer C, Mickelson SA, Webb W, Zonca M, Rosenthal L. The Effect of Medical Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux on the Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Prospective Study. 1996 APSS 10th Annual Meeting Abstract Book. p272.
  • Mickelson SA, Meyerson LR, Rosenthal L. Development of the Snoring and Sleep Apnea Morbidity Handicap Inventory. 1996 APSS 10th Annual Meeting Abstract Book. p240.
  • Mickelson SA, Lian T, Rosenthal L. Hypothyroidism in Sleep Disordered Breathing. 1996 APSS 10th Annual Meeting Abstract Book. p249.
  • Mickelson SA, Rosenthal L. Midline Glossectomy and Epiglottidectomy for OSAS. 1996 APSS 10th Annual Meeting Abstract Book. p113.
  • Bishop C, Rosenthal L, Guido P, Mickelson S, Nasir IA, Roehrs TA, Roth T. The Sleep-Wake Habits of Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. 1996 APSS 10th Annual Meeting Abstract Book. p111.
  • Rosenthal L, Folkerts M, Bishop C, Guido P, Syron M, Mickelson SA, Roehrs TA, Roth T. The Level of Daytime Sleepiness and the Perception of Sleep on the MSLT. 1996 APSS 10th Annual Meeting Abstract Book. p126.
  • Hakim I, Mickelson SA. Is Post Operative Intensive Care Monitoring Necessary following Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty? Otol-Head and Neck Surg 115(2):150; August 1996.
  • Benninger MS, Mickelson SA, Strode SR, Lemak M. A Model for Optimal Space and Staff Efficiency in an Otolaryngology Clinic. Otol Head and Neck Surg 115(2):218, August 1996.
  • Mickelson SA, Rosenthal L. Closure of Permanent Tracheostomy in Sleep Apnea Patients: A Comparison of Two Techniques. Otol Head and Neck Surg 116(1):36-40, 1997.
  • Mickelson S, Kim D, Stein I. Endoscopic Laser Assisted Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR). Am J Otol, 18(2):107-111, 1997.
  • Mickelson SA, Rosenthal L. Midline Glossectomy and Epiglottidectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. The Laryngoscope, 107:614-619, 1997.
  • Mickelson SA. Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Adults. El Sentinella (a South American Sleep Journal – invited publication) Nov 1997.
  • Mickelson SA. Advances in the Management of Sleep Apnea Syndrome . Atlanta Medicine:Journal of the Medical Association of Atlanta. 71(3):25-27, 1997. (Invited Publication).
  • Rosenthal L, Mickelson SA, Day R, Guido P, Syron ML, Bishop C, Fortier J, Altman J, Roehrs T, Roth T. The Diagnosis of OSA Based on the Pattern of Snoring and Nocturnal Oximetry. 1997 APSS 11th Annual Meeting Abstract Book. p 253.
  • The Effect of Hyoid Advancement and Genial Advancement on Swallowing. Altman JS, Mickelson SA, Halpert RD, Senior BA. Otol Head and Neck Surg. 117(2):185, August 1997
  • Mickelson SA, Hakim I. Is Post Operative Intensive Care Monitoring Necessary after Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty Otol-Head and Neck Surg 119(4):352-356, 1998.
  • Mickelson SA. Upper Airway Bypass Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. 31(6):1013-23;1998. (Invited publication).
  • Mickelson SA, Ahuja A. Short-Term Objective and Long-Term Subjective Results of Laser-Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Laryngoscope 109:362-367, 1999.
  • Mickelson SA, Lian T. Rosenthal L. Thyroid Testing and Thyroid Hormone Replacement in Patients with Sleep Disordered Breathing. ENT Journal 78(10):768-775, 1999.
  • Mickelson SA. The Use of Sleep Tests for Suspected Sleep Disordered Breathing. ENT Journal 78(9): 716-722, 1999.
  • Woodson BT, DeRowe A, Hawke M, Wenig B, Ross EB, Katsantonis GP, Mickelson SA, Bonham RE, Bembidis S. Pharyngeal Suspension Suture with Repose Bone Screw for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Otol – Head and Neck Surg. 122(3): 395-401, 2000.
  • Mickelson SA. Perioperative Monitoring in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 11(1): 55-58, 2000.
  • Woodson BT, Nelson L, Mickelson SA, Huntley T, Sher A. A Multi-institutional Study of Radiofrequency Volumetric Tissue Reduction for OSAS. Otol Head and Neck Surg. 125(4):303-11, 2001.
  • Mickelson SA. Medical Management of Sleep Apnea: Optimizing CPAP Use and Definition of CPAP Failure. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, invited publication, to be published 2007.
  • Mickelson SA. Pre and Post Operative Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America, invited publication, to be published 2007.
  • Mickelson SA. Anesthetic and Post-Operative Management of the Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patient.  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, November 2009.
  • Mickelson SA, Woodson BT, Steward DL, Huntley T, Goldberg A. Multicenter Study of a Novel Adjustable Tongue Advancement Device for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Otol Head and Neck Surgery.
  • Mickelson SA. Hyoid advancement to the mandible (Hyo-Mandibular advancement).  Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. March 2012.
  • Mickelson S, Handler E, Hamans E, Goldberg AN,  Tongue suspension: an evidence-based review and comparison to hypopharyngeal surgery for OSA.  published 2013 May 31.
  • Mickelson S, Woodson BT, Gillespie MB, Soose RJ, Maurer JT, de Vries N, Steward DL, Baskin JZ, Padhya TA, Lin HS,  Badr SM, Strohl KP, Strollo PJ Jr; on behalf of STAR Trial Investigators. Randomized Controlled Withdrawal Study of Upper Airway Stimulation on OSA: Short and Long-term Effect.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Nov,
  • Mickelson SA, Kocdor P, Froymovich O.  Tongue Base Suspension Procedures for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.  Dec 2014.
  • Upper Airway Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Self-reported Outcomes at 24 Months. Soose RJ, Woodson BT, Gillespie MB, Maurer JT, de Vries N, Steward DL, Strohl KP, Baskin JZ, Padhya TA, Badr MS, Lin HS, Vanderveken OM, Mickelson S, Chasens E, Strollo PJ Jr; STAR Trial Investigators. J Clin Sleep Med. 2015 Jul 24
  • Woodson BT, et al. Three Year Outcomes of Cranial Nerve Stimulation for OSA: The STAR TRIAL.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery 2016:1–8.
  • Mickelson S, Gillespie MB, Soose RJ, Woodson BT, Strohl KP, Maurer JT, De Vries N, Steward DL, Baskin JZ, Badr MS, Lin HS, Padhya TA,  McDowell Anderson W. Vanderveken OM, Strollo Jr, PJ. Upper Airway Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Patient-Reported Outcomes after 48 Months of Follow-up. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2017.
  • Mickelson SA, Woodson BT, Strohl, KP, Soose, RJ, Gillespie MB, Maurer JT, De Vries N, Padhya TA, Badr MS, Lin HS, Vanderveken OM, Strollo Jr PJ. Upper Airway Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep apnea: 5-Year Outcomes. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery 2018
  • Mickelson SA, Benninger MS. The Nose and Paranasal Sinuses. In Textbook of Primary Care Medicine, (2nd Ed. ) Noble J. , Mosby-Yearbook, Inc., St. Louis MO, 1996.
  • Mickelson SA, Benninger MS. The Nose and Paranasal Sinuses. In Textbook of Primary Care Medicine, (3rd Ed. ) Noble J. , Mosby-Yearbook, Inc., St. Louis MO, 2001.
  • Rosenberg R, Mickelson SA. Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Evaluation by History and Polysomnography. In Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (3rd Ed.) Editors: D. Fairban, S. Mickelson, B.T. Woodson. Lippencott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia PA, 2003.
  • Mickelson SA. Radiofrequency Tissue – Volume Reduction of the Tongue. In Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (3rd Ed.) Editors: D. Fairbanks, S. Mickelson, B.T. Woodson. Lippencott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia PA, 2003.
  • Mickelson SA. Perioperative and Anesthesia Management in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgery. In Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (3rd Ed.) Editors: D. Fairbanks, S. Mickelson, B.T. Woodson. Lippencott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia PA, 2003.
  • Mickelson SA. Patient Selection and Treatment Decisions. In Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (3rd Ed.) Editors: D. Fairbanks, S. Mickelson, B.T. Woodson. Lippencott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia PA, 2003.
  • Mickelson SA. Radiofrequency Tissue Volume Reduction of the Tongue. In Surgical Management of Sleep Apnea and Snoring. Editors: D. Terris, R. Goode. Marcel Dekker, 2005
  • Mickelson SA. Patient Selection for Surgery. In Surgical Management of Sleep Apnea and Snoring. Editors: D. Terris, R. Goode. Marcel Dekker, 2005
  • Mickelson SA. Avoidance of Complications in Sleep Apnea Patients. In Surgical Management of Sleep Apnea and Snoring. Editors: D. Terris, R. Goode. Marcel Dekker, 2005
  • Mickelson SA. Perioperative Monitoring in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. In Sleep Apnea and Snoring: Surgical and Non-Surgical Therapy, Editor: Michael Friedman. Saunders/Elvisier, 2009, ISBN 978-1-4160-3112-3.
  • Mickelson SA. Medical Management and Definition of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Failure. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 17(4):216-222, 2006.
  • Mickelson SA. Pre and Post Operative Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America, 40: 877-889, 2007.
  • Mickelson SA. Anesthetic and Post-Operative Management of the Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patient. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, 21(4):425-434, November 2009.
  • Woodson BT, Steward DL, Mickelson SA, Huntley T, Goldberg A. Multicenter Study of a Novel Adjustable Tongue Advancement Device for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Otol Head and Neck Surg. 143:585-590;2010.
  • Mickelson SA. Hyoid advancement to the mandible (Hyo-Mandibular advancement).
  • Fairbanks D, Mickelson SA, Woodson BT. Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea.(3rd Ed.) Lippencott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia PA, 2003.
  • Mickelson SA.   Radiofrequency Tissue Volume Reduction of the Tongue. In Surgical Management of Sleep Apnea and Snoring. Editors: D. Terris, R. Goode. Marcel Dekker, 2005
  • Mickelson SA.   Patient Selection for Surgery.  In Surgical Management of Sleep Apnea and Snoring. Editors: D. Terris, R. Goode. Marcel Dekker, 2005
  • Mickelson SA.   Avoidance of Complications in Sleep Apnea Patients. In Surgical Management of Sleep Apnea and Snoring. Editors: D. Terris, R. Goode. Marcel Dekker, 2005
  • Mickelson SA.  Perioperative Monitoring in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. In Sleep Apnea and  Snoring: Surgical and Non-Surgical Therapy, Editor: Michael Friedman. Saunders/Elvisier, 2009,
  • Mickelson SA.  Normal Sleep Physiology. In Sleep Medicine Pearls for Otolaryngologists.  Editors: K. Yaremchuk, P.A. Wardrop, Plural Publishing, 2010
  • Mickelson SA., Jacobowitz, O.  Peri-operative Monitoring in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. In Sleep Medicine Pearls for Otolaryngologists. Editors: K. Yaremchuk, P.A. Wardrop, Plural Publishing, 2010.
  • Mickelson SA. Nasal surgery for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Editor M. Dagostino.  Otolaryngol Clin N Am. 49(2016): 1373-1381
  • Mickelson SA. Perioperative monitoring for OSA surgery. In Sleep Apnea and Snoring: Surgical and Non-Surgical Therapy, Editor: Michael Friedman. Saunders/Elvisier,  2nd ed to be published about 2016-17.