Dr. Mark A. D’Agostino, ENT specialist and owner, Southern New England Ear, Nose and Throat Group, has been involved in the full spectrum of otolaryngology/head and neck medicine and surgery, and sleep medicine and surgery, including head and neck masses/tumors, thyroid and salivary gland diseases/masses, ears, allergy, sinus disease and surgery. He focuses on in-office procedures and the full spectrum of sleep disorders with a special interest and expertise in obstructive sleep apnea.
He was one of the pioneers of robotic surgery for sleep apnea, with one of the largest case volumes in the world, and served as the first surgeon in New England and one of the first surgeons nationally to offer upper airway stimulation therapy for sleep apnea.
D’Agostino is an assistant professor of Surgery at the Frank Netter School of Medicine Quinnipiac University and at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences/ F. E. Hebert School of Medicine, as well as a clinical instructor at Yale University School of Medicine. He is a past member of the Sleep Disorders Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, and a reviewer for Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngoscope and Sleep and Disordered Breathing. He is a well-known lecturer and has published several papers and book chapters.
He obtained his M.D. degree in 1989 from the Chicago Medical School and completed his internship and residency at the McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University. He has practiced as an active-duty physician with the United States Air Force at Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews A.F.B. in Maryland. While there, he served as a consultant to the Pentagon, the Military Bands and Lajes A.F.B. Terciera, Azores. He started a voice clinic and a snoring and sleep apnea clinic for the active duty and retired military personnel of the Washington D.C. area. In 1997, he received a Commendation Medal and was honorably discharged from the Air Force as a Major.