Dr. Krespi is a LaserTonsillectomy.org approved physician. His office performs the laser tonsillectomy procedure.
Yosef Krespi MD, FACS
Yosef P. Krespi, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a board certified otolaryngologist with a specialty in sleep apnea and snoring, bad breath, and sinusitis. Dr. Krespi graduated from medical school at Technion-Faculty of Medicine in Israel, completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, and completed his fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery at Mt. Sinai. He has been with the Head and Neck Surgical Group since 1995.
Dr. Krespi has gained recognition from his medical colleagues through various honors, including the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Honor Award and American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award. He has published over 100 scientific medical articles and has served as editor on two text books and written over 20 book chapters on head and neck surgery. Among other publications, Dr. Krespi has been mentioned as a top otolaryngologist in New York Times Magazine “Super Doctors 2009” and has been listed in the annual list of “Best Doctors” in New York Magazine every year since 2005. In March 2009, Dr. Krespi was regarded as a specialist in CBS television and news articles relating to a new sinus procedure. In May 2009, he was mentioned in a Fox News article about eliminating bad breath.
At St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital he is the Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology and the Director of the Center for Sleep Disorders. He has previously held other esteemed positions, such as Associate Professor of the Department of Otolaryngology at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago and Professor and Chairman of the Division of otolaryngology at SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn. He has held other honorable titles, including President of Kings County Otolaryngology Society and President of New York Head and Neck Society. As one of the leading experts in skull base surgery, laser surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, and surgery to relieve snoring and sleep apnea, Dr. Krespi has been nationally and internationally recognized. He is proudly one of New York’s pioneer surgeons in laser palatoplasty, a cure for snoring.
Dr. Krespi can be contacted through his website: http://www.entsurg.com/contact.php