Craig Schwimmer, M.D., Otolaryngologist

Craig Schwimmer, MD, MPH, is a board-certified otolaryngologist, a head and neck surgeon who focuses on snoring and sleep apnea. He is the medical director of the Snoring Center, a leading provider of minimally invasive treatment for sleep-disordered breathing, located in Dallas. Schwimmer graduated from the Emory University School of Medicine in 1991 and completed his otolaryngology training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He has coauthored numerous articles on snoring and sleep apnea, including pioneering work on the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and gastroesophageal reflux.

After six years of residency training, Schwimmer practiced in Baltimore, where he was also a member of the teaching faculty at Johns Hopkins University and was actively involved in training otolaryngology residents. Since 2001, he has practiced in Dallas, where he remains involved in residency training. He holds a clinical appointment at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and is a member of the teaching staff at Methodist Health System.

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