Dr. Soroush Zaghi, MD

ENT- Sleep Surgeon, Otolaryngology & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Zaghi graduated from Harvard Medical School, completed residency in ENT (Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery) at UCLA, and Sleep Surgery Fellowship at Stanford University. The focus of his sub-specialty training is on the comprehensive treatment of tongue-tie, nasal obstruction, mouth breathing, snoring, and obstructive sleep apnea. He is very active in clinical research relating to sleep disordered breathing with over 80+ peer-reviewed research publications in the fields of neuroscience, head and neck surgery, and sleep-disordered breathing. Dr. Zaghi is particularly interested in studying the impact of tethered-oral tissues (such as tongue-tie) and oral myofascial dysfunction on maxillofacial development, upper airway resistance syndrome, and obstructive sleep apnea. He is an invited lecturer, author, and journal reviewer for topics  relating to the diagnosis and management of sleep-disordered breathing and tongue-tie disorders.

Area of Interest

Dr. Zaghi’s research interests include: Study design, literature review, and statistical analysis. Special interest in collaborative and multidisciplinary research projects relating to airway and breathing disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, nasal obstruction, upper airway resistance syndrome, pediatric sleep disorders, myofunctional therapy, frenuloplasty, facial and airway development, and maxillofacial reconstructive surgery.

Clinical interests:
Sleep and Breathing Disorders, Tongue-tie, Snoring, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Nasal Obstruction, Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome, Inspiratory Flow Limitation, Sleep Endoscopy, Deviated Septum, Tonsil Hypertrophy, TMJ Pain, Teeth-grinding, Mouth Breathing, Frenuloplasty, Tonsillectomy, Septoplasty, Turbinate Reduction, Vivaer Nasal Valve Remodeling, Maxillary Skeletal Expansion, MMA Jaw Surgery.
Personal Interests: Salsa and ballroom dance; yoga/pilates; skiing; teaching, mentoring, research.


Guiding Statements

Clinical interests:

  • To wake up every day grateful for the air I breathe, for the life that has been given to me, for the challenges that make me stronger, and for the people that enrich my life and give it meaning.
  • To slow down and appreciate the beauty in every moment.
  • To always think positive, live life to its fullest, and to look for the best in everyone and everything.
  • Realize that your attitude determines your altitude, and that you can do anything you set your mind to.