Director - The Alpher Center; Diplomate -The American Sleep and Breathing Academy
Dr. Elliott J. Alpher, one of Washington DC's most experienced specialists for sleep and jaw disorders, on staff at George Washington University Hospital and Georgetown University Hospital, has been known as a leader in the treatment of sleep disorders and jaw pain for over 25 years. Dr. Alpher has pioneered a conservative, non-invasive approach utilizing computerized and verifiable diagnostic methods to treat TMD, snoring and sleep apnea. This method of treatment has proven to be greatly successful and is highly regarded as the first method of choice by physicians and patients. He remains humbly dedicated to his successful practice and patients and continues to commit his time and energy to assisting those with Craniofacial Pain and Sleep Disorders as well as bringing awareness to sleep disorders, such as Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).
Dr. Alpher was also responsible for heading a delegation to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Medical Advisory Board (MAB) to introduce the new technology of compliance chips in oral appliances to treat and monitor sleep apnea and snoring of truckers and other transportation personnel. In addition, he earned the status of Diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Pain & Dental Sleep Medicine in October 2013 and serves as a Board member. Dr. Alpher is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management, Life Member of both the American Dental Association and the District of Columbia Dental Society. Dr. Alpher is also a Board member and Diplomate to the Board of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy since March of 2014, and was initiated into The Hall of Fame in 2016.