Dr. Maurits Boon
ENT – Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery – Sleep Disorders
Dr. Maurits Boon
ENT – Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery – Sleep Medicine
Dr. Boon is a double board-certified specialist in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Sleep Medicine and practices at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
He specializes in treatment of:
- Sleep Apnea
- Sleep Disorders
- Voice Problems
- Swallowing Disorders
- Sinus and Nasal Problems
Dr. Boon is known by patients and colleagues as a caring and skilled surgeon. His mission is to provide individualized, exceptional patient care and to continue improving that care through research discoveries and innovation.
Union College, Schenectady, NY – BS Biology
State University of NY Buffalo – MD
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointment:
General Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
Certification for Sleep Medicine, Philadelphia
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Professor – Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS
Vice Chair of Education – Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Director Residency Program – Dept. of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Well known for his expertise in treating sinus, nasal, voice and swallowing disorders, Dr. Boon is one of the most experienced surgeons in the world for treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Inspire Therapy.
AWARDS & HONORS
- 2014 American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Honor Award
- 2014 Dean’s Citation for Teamwork for Collaboration with the Department of Sleep Medicine
- 2009 Dean’s Citation for Significant Contribution to the Advancement of Education
- 2011-21 Philadelphia Top Doc
- 1995 Summa Cum Laude: SUNY Buffalo Medical School
- 1995 Clinical Research Award, SUNY Buffalo Medical School
- 1994 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical School Honor Society
- 1992 James A Gibson Anatomical Honor Society
- 1991 Summa Cum Laude, Union College, Schenectady, NY
- 1991 Sigma Xi – Scientific Honor Society
- 1991 Phi Beta Kappa
- 1991 Academic All American Collegiate Swimming
- 1991 Ted Webster Award: New York State Collegiate Swimming Award
COMMITTEE AND SOCIETY INVOLVEMENT
American Academy of Otolaryngology – Sleep Disorders Committee
Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology – Sleep Disorders chair
International Surgical Sleep Society – Education Committee
About Dr. Boon
Dr Boon is dual board certified in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery as well as Sleep medicine and specializes in treating disorders impacting, sleep apnea, nose, sinus, voice and swallowing. He practices at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
With his background in Otolaryngology and Sleep Medicine, he takes an individualized approach to treating sleep disorders and sleep apnea. The Jefferson team (Dr Boon and Huntley) recognizes that taking care of sleep problems goes well beyond just treating snoring and sleep apnea. Dr Boon was one of the pioneers of upper airway stimulation (Inspire Therapy) for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and remains of the most experienced surgeons in the world.
Dr Boon is the residency program director of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck surgery and also serves as the Educational Vice Chair in the department. He is actively involved in teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. He has lectured locally, nationally , and internationally on topics ranging from obstructive sleep apnea to surgical treatment of swallowing disorders. He has numerous publications and is co-editor of the first book detailing treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with upper airway stimulation.
Maurits Boon, MD