About Dr. Kasey Li

KASEY K. LI DDS, MD, FACS

Dr. Kasey K. Li enjoys an extensive academic and credentialed career. Specializing in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, Dr. Li is distinguished as the only surgeon in the world board certified by the American boards of otolaryngology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, as well as facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Based on his unique background and experience, Dr. Li has pioneered and refined many sleep apnea surgical techniques. Dr. Li is the surgical consultant to numerous sleep disorder centers, including the multidisciplinary Sleep Treatment Team at Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic. He has published more than 100 scientific articles and book chapters on sleep apnea surgery and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Li has, by invitation, lectured widely throughout the United States and abroad as an internationally recognized expert in sleep apnea surgery.

CURRICULUM VITAE

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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

UCLA – Microbiology Major

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

1986 D.D.S.                UCLA School of Dentistry

1990 M.D.                  Harvard Medical School

POST-GRADUATE TRAINING:

1987-1993                 Resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

                                    Massachusetts General Hospital

                                    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

1991-1992                 Resident in General Surgery

                                    Massachusetts General Hospital

                                    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1993-1996                 Resident in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

                                    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

                                    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1996-1997                 Fellow in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

                                    UCI Medical Center, Orange, CA

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

1984-1986                 Laboratory Assistant in Oral Biology Laboratory

                                    UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA

1986-1987                 Post-Doctorate Research Fellow in Oral Biology

                                    UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA

 

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:

1996-1997                 Attending Surgeon

                                    University of California, Irvine Medical Center

1997-present            Community Physician

                                    Stanford University Medical Center

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

1987-1993                 Clinical Fellow in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

                                    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

1993-1996                 Clinical Fellow in Otology and Laryngology

                                    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1996-1997                 Clinical Instructor in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

                                    University of California College of Medicine, Irvine, CA

1999-present            Clinical Associate Professor

                                    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

                                    UCLA School of Dentistry

2000-2004                 Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in Sleep Medicine

                                    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

                                    Stanford University School of Medicine

2005-2016                  Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in Sleep Medicine

                                     Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

                                     Stanford University School of Medicine

 

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION:

1986                            Diplomate, National Board of Dental Examiners

1986                            Board of Registration in Dentistry #34516, CA

1991                            Diplomate, Nation Board of Medical Examiners

1991                            Board of Registration in Medicine #G74099, CA

1995                            Board of Registration in Medicine #82055, MA (inactive)

1996                            Drug Enforcement Agency

1996                            Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

1998                            Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

2000                            Diplomate, American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

2000                            Fellow, American College of Surgeons

2005                            Active Fellow, The Triological Society

 

COMMITTEE, ADMINISTRATIVE AND ADVISORY APPOINTMENTS:

Committee on Residents and Fellows in Training, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (1995-1996)

Craniomaxillofacial Surgery Subcommittee, Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (1997-2003)

Sleep Disorders Committee, Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (2000-present)

Medical Advisory Board, Let’s Talk About Sleep, Boston, MA (2000-present)

Standard of Practice Committee, American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2002-2004)

Oral Appliance Task Force, Standard of Practice Committee, American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2002-2004)

Surgical Modifications Task Force, Standards of Practice Committee, American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2002-2004)

Surgical Sub-section, American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2002-2004)

Consultant, Dental Products Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, United States Food and Drug Administration (2004-present)

Consultant, Scientific Advisory Board, Aspire Medical Technology, Palo Alto, CA (2004-2005)

Consultant, Scientific Advisory Board, Starion Medical, Saratoga, CA (2004-2009)

Consultant, Scientific Advisory Board, Pavad Medical, Fremont, CA (2004-2010)

Consultant, Scientific Advisory Board, Breathe Technology, Fremont, CA (2005-present)

Board of Advisors, Advanced Cranio-Maxillofacial Forum, Stryker-Leibinger (2005-present)

 

JOURNAL REVIEWER AND DISCUSSANT: 

  1. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery: official publication of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation
  1. The Laryngoscope: official publication of the Laryngologic, Rhinologic and Otologic Society
  1. Sleep: official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society
  1. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: official publication of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  1. Chest: official publication of the American Academy of Chest Physicians
  1. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology: official journal of the American Laryngological Association and the American Broncho-Esophagological Association
  1. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
  1. American Journal of Rhinology
  1. European Respiratory Journal
  1. Sleep Medicine

 

INSTRUCTIONAL LECTURE SERIES and WEB-BASED LECTURES: 

  1. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Module. Advanced Cranio-Maxillofacial Forum www.cmf.hyperguide.com
  1. Sleep Apnea Surgery. American College of Chest Physicians Instructional Slide Series
  1. Examination of the Patient to Assess Risks for Sleep Disordered Breathing. American Academy of Sleep Medicine Instructional Slide Series
  1. Sleep Disordered Breathing Evaluation-Cephalometrics. American Academy of Sleep Medicine Instructional Slide Series 

 

PEER REVIEW JOURNAL ARTICLES:

  1. Stich JE, Li KK, Chun YS, Weiss R, Park NH. Effect of Smokeless Tobacco on the Replication of Herpes Simplex Virus In Vitro and on Production of Viral Lesions in Hamster Cheek Pouch.  Archives of Oral Biology; 32(4):291-6, 1987.
  1. Cherrick HM, Li KK, Li SL, Park NH. Effect of Ibuprofen on the In Vivo Reactivation of Latent HSV-I.  Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology; 73(3):321-7, 1992.
  1. Li KK, Mulliken JB. Retention of a Composite Dressing for Alveolo-Palatal Wounds.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; 95(4):750-752, 1995.
  1. Li KK, Meara JG, Rubin PAD. Orbital Compartment Syndrome following Orthognathic Surgery.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 53(8):964-968, 1995.
  1. Cheney ML, Gliklich RE, Li KK, Topf P, Montgomery The Midforehead Incision: An Approach to the Frontal Sinus and the Upper Face.  Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; 6(5):408-411, 1995.
  1. Li KK, Meara JG, Varvares MA. Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis – A Complication of Dental Implant Surgery.  Head & Neck; 18(2):192-196, 1996.
  1. Li KK, Cheney ML. The Use of Sliding Genioplasty for Treatment of Failed Chin Implants.  Laryngoscope; 106(3):393-396, 1996.
  1. Li KK, Schwartz HC. The Use of Mandibular Body Bone in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  Laryngoscope; 106(4):504-506, 1996.
  1. Li KK, Stephens WL, Gliklich RE. Reconstruction of the Severely Atrophic Edentulous Maxilla Using Le Fort I Osteotomy with Simultaneous Bone Graft and Implant Placement.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 54(5):542-546, 1996.
  1. Li KK, Cheney ML, Teknos The Importance of Mandibular Position in Microvascular Mandibular Reconstruction.  Laryngoscope; 106(7):903-907, 1996.
  1. Li KK, Meara JG, Alexander A. Location of the Descending Palatine Artery in Relation to the Le Fort I Osteotomy.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 54(7):822-825, 1996.
  1. Meara JG, Li KK, Shah SS, Cunningham MJ. The Odontogenic Keratocyst in the Pediatric Population.  Archives of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 122(7):725-728, 1996.
  1. Li KK, Cheney ML, Gliklich RE, August M, Caradonna DS. Fixed Mandibular Implant after Microvascular Mandibular Reconstruction.  Archives of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 122(12):1308-1312, 1996.
  1. Li KK, Stephens WL. Fractures of the Atrophic Edentulous Maxilla during Le Fort I Osteotomy.  International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 25(12):430-432, 1996.
  1. Li KK, Goodman ML, Fabian RL. Malignant Fibrous Histiobytoma following Radiation for Ameloblastoma of the Maxilla.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 55(1):85-88, 1997.
  1. Li KK, Caradonna DS, Lauretano AM, Iwamoto M. Delayed Blindness after Facial Fracture Repair.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 116(2):251-253, 1997.
  1. Shah SS, Meara JG, Li KK, Curtin HD, Cunningham MJ. Odontogenic Keratocyst in a Young Child.  Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology; 106(2):163-166, 1997.
  1. Li KK, Lucarelli MJ, Bilyk JR, Joseph MP. Optic Nerve Decompression for Compressive Neuropathy Secondary to Neoplasia.  Archives of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 123(4):425-429, 1997.
  1. Li KK. Experimental Study of the Safety of Simultaneous Nasal and Le Fort I Osteotomies.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 55(4):371-374, 1997.
  1. Li KK, Meara JG, Joseph MP. Reversal of Blindness Following Facial Fracture Repair by Prompt Optic Nerve Decompression.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 55(6):648-650, 1997.
  1. Lauretano AM, Li KK, Caradonna DS, Khosla RK, Fried MP. Anatomic Location of the Tongue Base Neurovascular Bundle.  Laryngoscope; 107(8):1057-1059, 1997.
  1. Li KK, Ung F, McKenna MJ, Keith DA. Combined Middle Cranial Fossa and Preauricular Approach to the Temporomandibular Joint – Report of A Case.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 55(8):851-852, 1997.
  1. Li KK. Repair of A Traumatic Orbital Wall Defect with Nasal Septal Cartilage: Report of Five Cases.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 55(10):1098-1102, 1997.
  1. Li KK, Teknos TN, Lauretano A, Joseph MP. Traumatic Optic Neuropathy complicating Facial Fracture Repair.  Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; 8(5):352-355, 1997.
  1. Riley RW, Powell NB, Guilleminault C, Pelayo R, Troell RJ, Li KK. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgery: Risk Management and Complications.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 117(12):648-652, 1997.
  1. Meara JG, Shah S, Li KK, Cunningham MJ. Odontogenic Keratocyst: A 20-year Clinicopathologic Review.  Laryngoscope; 108(3):280-283, 1998.
  1. Ung F, Li KK, Keith DA, McKenna MJ. Giant Cell Reparative Granuloma of the Temporal Bone: Case Report and Review of the Literature.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 118(4):525-528, 1998.
  1. Li KK, Teknos TN, Lai A, Lauretano AM, Joseph MP. Traumatic Optic Neuropathy: Result of 45 Consecutive Surgically Treated Patients.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 120(1):5-11, 1999.
  1. Li KK. Reply letter to “Don’t waste septal cartilage on orbital wall defects”.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 56(7):906-907, 1998.
  1. Powell NB, Riley RW, Troell RJ, Li KK, Blumen MN, Guilleminault C. Radiofrequency Volumetric Tissue Reduction of the Palate in Subjects with Sleep-Disordered Breathing.  Chest; 113(5):1163-1174, 1998.
  1. Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW, Troell RJ, Guilleminault C. Radiofrequency Volumetric Tissue Reduction for Treatment of Turbinate Hypertrophy – A Pilot Study.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 119(6) 569-573, 1998.
  1. Li KK, Salibian A, Allison G, Krugman M, Armstrong W, Wong B, Kelly FT. Pharyngoesophageal Reconstruction with the Ulnar Forearm Flap.  Archives of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 124(10):1146-1151, 1998.
  1. Li KK. Discussion on “Zygomaticomaxillary Osteotomy for Malar Augmentation”.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 57(1):14-15, 1999.
  1. Rivkin A, Meara GJ, Li KK, Potter C, Wenokur R. Squamous Cell Metastasis from the Tongue to the Myocardium Presenting as Pericardial Effusion.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 120(4):593-595, 1999.
  1. Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW, Troell RJ, Guilleminault C. Overview of Phase I Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.  Ear Nose and Throat Journal; 78(11):836-845, 1999.
  1. Li KK, Riley RW, Powell NB, Troell RJ, Guilleminault C. Overview of Phase II Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.  Ear Nose and Throat Journal; 78(11):851-857, 1999.
  1. Troell RJ, Powell NB, Riley RW, Li KK. Evaluation of a New Procedure for Nasal Alar Rim and Valve Collapse: Nasal Alar Rim Reconstruction.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 122(2):204-211, 2000.
  1. Riley RW, Powell NB, Li KK, Troell RJ, Guilleminault C. Surgery and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Long-term Clinical Outcomes.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 122(3):415-421, 2000.
  1. Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW, Troell RJ, Guilleminault C. Radiofrequency Volumetric Reduction of the Palate: An Extended Follow-Up Study.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 122(3):410-414, 2000.
  1. Li KK, Powell NB, Kushida, C, Riley RW, Adornato B, Guilleminault C. A Comparison of Asian and White Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Laryngoscope; 109:1937-1940, 1999.
  1. Troell RJ, Powell NB, Riley RW, Li KK, Guilleminault C. Comparison of Postoperative Pain between Laser-Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty, Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and Radiofrequency Volumetric Tissue Reduction of the Palate.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery;122(3):402-409, 2000.
  1. Li KK, Teknos TN, Joseph M. Extracranial Optic Nerve Decompression: A Ten Year Review of 92 patients.  Journal of Craniofacial Surgery;10:454-9, 1999.
  1. Li KK, Riley RW, Guilleminault C. An Unreported Risk in the Use of Home Nasal CPAP and Home Nasal Ventilation in Children: Mid-face Hypoplasia. Chest;117(3):916-918, 2000.
  1. Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW, Zonato A, Troell R, Guilleminault C. Post-operative Airway Findings after Maxillomandibular Advancement for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Laryngoscope; 110:325-7, 2000.
  1. Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW, Zonato A, Gervacio L, Guilleminault C. Morbidly Obese Patients with Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: Is Airway Reconstructive Surgery a Viable Option?  Laryngoscope; 110;982-7, 2000.
  1. Guilleminault C, Kim Y, Palombini L, Li K, Powell N. Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome and its Treatment.  Sleep; 23:S197-S200, 2000.
  1. Li KK. Discussion on “Soft tissue changes of the upper lip associated with maxillary advancement in obstructive sleep apnea patients” Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 59:156, 2001.
  1. Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW, Guilleminault C. Maxillomandibular Advancement for Persistent OSA after Phase I Surgery in Patients without Maxillomandibular Deficiency.  Laryngoscope; 110:1684-1688, 2000.
  1. Li KK, Kushida C, Powell NB, Riley RW, Guilleminault C. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: A Comparison between Far-East Asian and white men.  Laryngoscope; 110:1689-1693, 2000.
  1. Li KK, Riley RW, Powell NB, Gervacio L, Troell RJ, Guilleminault C. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgery: Patients’ Perspective and Polysomnographic Results.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 123:572-575, 2000.
  1. Li KK, Riley RW, Powell NB, Zonato A. Fiberoptic Nasopharyngoscopy for Airway Monitoring Following Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgery.   Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 58:1342-1345, 2000.
  1. Ohayon MM, Li KK, Guilleminault C. Risk Factors for Sleep Bruxism in the General Population.  CHEST; 119:53-61, 2001.
  1. Li KK, Riley RW, Powell NB, Guilleminault C. Patient’s Preception of the Facial Appearance after Maxillomandibular Advancement for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 59:377-380, 2001.
  1. Teknos TN, Poulin MD, Laruentano AM, Li KK. Acanthamoeba Rhinosinusitis: Characterization, Diagnosis, and Treatment. American Journal of Rhinology; 14:387-91, 2000.
  1. Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW, Troell RJ, Guilleminault C. Long-term Results of Maxillomandibular Advancement Surgery.  Sleep and Breathing; 4:137-139, 2000.
  1. Li KK. Discussion on “A Protocol for UPPP, Mortised Genioplasty, and Maxillomandibular Advancement in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Analysis of 40 Cases” Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 59:898-9, 2001.
  1. Powell NB, Schechtman KB, Riley RW, Li K, Troell R, Alexander-Noel B, Guilleminault C. The Road to Danger – The Comparative Risks of Driving Sleepy. Laryngoscope; 111:887-893, 2001.
  1. Li KK, Riley RW, Powell NB, Troell RJ. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgery: Genioglossus Advancement Revisited.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 59(10):1181-4, 2001.
  1. Powell NB, Zonato A, Weaver EM, Li K, Troell R, Riley RW, Guilleminault C. Radiofrequency Treatment of Turbinate Hypertrophy in Subjects Using CPAP.  A Randomized Double Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Pilot Trial.  Laryngoscope; 111:1783-1790, 2001. 
  1. Li KK, Troell RJ, Powell NB, Riley RW, Guilleminault C. Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, Maxillomandibular Advancement and the Velopharynx.  Laryngoscope; 111:1075-1078, 2001.
  1. Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW, Guilleminault C. Distraction Osteogenesis in Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgery: A Preliminary Report.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 60:6-10, 2002.
  1. Li KK, Guilleminault C, Riley RW, Powell Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Maxillomandibular Advancement and the Airway: A Radiographic and Dynamic Fiberoptic Examination.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 60:526-530, 2002.
  1. Chen NH, Li KK, Chuang ML, Li SY, Wong CR, Wu YK. Airway Assessment by Volumetric CT in Snorers and Subjects with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  Laryngoscope; 112:721-726, 2002.
  1. Powell NB, Schechtman KB, Riley RW, Li K, Guilleminault C. Sleepy Driving: Accidents and Injury. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; 60:526-530, 2002.
  1. Guilleminault C, Li K, Chen NH, Poyares D. Two Points Palatal Discrimination in Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome, OSAS Patients and Normal CHEST; 122: 866-870, 2002.
  1. Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW, Guilleminault C. Temperature-Controlled Radiofrequency Tongue Base Reduction for Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Long-term Follow-up. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; 127:230-234, 2002. 
  1. Li HY, Li KK, Chen NH, Wang PC. Modified Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty: The Extended Uvulopalatal Flap.  American Journal of Otolaryngology; 24:311-316, 2003.
  1. Guilleminault C, Li KK, Philip P, Kushida CA. Anterior Cervical Spine Fusion and Sleep Disordered Breathing.  Neurology; 61:97-9, 2003.
  1. Riley RW, Powell NB, Li KK, Weaver EM, Guilleminault C. An Adjunctive Method of Radiofrequency Volumetric Tissue Reduction of the Tongue for OSAS. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery; 129:37-42, 2003.
  1. Guilleminault C, Li KK, Khramtsov A, Kreutzer ML, Palombini L, Pelayo R. Breathing Patterns in Prepubertal Children with Sleep Disordered Breathing. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med; 158:153-161, 2004.
  1. Guilleminault C, Li KK, Khramtsov A, Pelayo R, Martinez S. Sleep Disordered Breathing in Prepubertal Children: Surgical Outcomes. Laryngoscope; 114:132-137, 2004.
  1. Guilleminault C, Li KK, Quo S, Inouye R. A prospective study on the surgical outcomes of Children with Sleep Disordered Breathing. Sleep; 27:95-100, 2004.
  1. Guilleminault C, Li KK. Maxillomandibular Expansion by Distraction Osteogenesis for the Treatment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Preliminary Results. Laryngoscope; 114:893-896, 2004.
  1. Littner MR, Kishida C, Anderson WM, Bailey D, Berry RB, Hirshkowitz M, Kapen S, Kramer M, Lee-Chiong T, Li KK, Loube DL, Morgenthaler T, Wise M; Standards of Practice Committee of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Practice Parameters for the Dopaminergic Treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder. Sleep; 27:557-559, 2004.
  1. Li HY, Li KK, Chen NH, Wang CJ, Liao YF, Wang PC. Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography and Polysomnography Findings after Extended Uvulopalatal Flap Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. American Journal of Otolaryngology; 26:7-11, 2005.
  1. Guilleminault C, Kirisoglu C, Bao G, Arias V, Chan A, Li KK. Adult Chronic Sleepwalking and its Treatment based on Polysomnography. Brain; 128:1062-1069, 2005.
  1. Won CH, Li KK, Guilleminault C. Surgical Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Upper Airway and Maxillomandibular Surgery. Proc Am Thorac Soc; February 15;5(2):193-199, 2005.
  1. Li KK. Controversy in Surgical Versus Nonsurgical Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 64:1267-1268, 2006.
  1. Guilleminault C, Huang YS, Glamann C, Li K, Chan A. Adenotonsillectomy and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children: a Prospective Survey. Otolaryngolaryngology Head Neck Surg; 136:169-175, 2007.
  1. Sullivan S, Li K, Guilleminault C. Nasal Obstruction in Children with Sleep-Disordered Breathing. Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:645-648, 2008.
  1. Li KK. Maxillomandibular Advancement for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. J Oral Maxillofac Surg.  69(3):687-94, 2011.
  1. Guilleminault C, Monteyrol PJ, Huynh NT, Pirelli P, Quo S, Li K. Adeno-tonsillectomy and rapid maxillary expansion in prepubertal children, a pilot study. Sleep Breath May;15(2):173-177, 2011.
  1. Li KK, Riley RW, Powell MB, Guilleminault C. Maxillomandibular advancement for persistent obstructive sleep apnea after phase I surgery in patients without maxillomandibular deficiency. Laryngoscope 125(6):1278, 2015.
  1. Li KK, Quo S, Guilleminault C. Endoscopically-Assisted Surgical Expansion (EASE) for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep Med 2018 Sept 29.  Pii:S1389-9457 (18)30391-5. Doi:10.1016/j.sleep.2018.09.008. 
  1. Li KK, Quo S, Lo L, Li C, Guilleminault C. Nasomaxillary Expansion by Skeletal Anchorage Distraction in Persistent or Recurrent Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep Med (In press).

 

BOOK CHAPTERS AND REVIEW ARTICLES:

  1. Li KK, Weber AL, Cheney ML. Mandible Fractures.  In: Cheney ML, editor.  Facial Surgery: Plastic and Reconstructive.  Media, PA: Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
  1. Weber AL, Li KK, Cheney ML. Midface Fractures.  In: Cheney ML, editor.  Facial Surgery: Plastic and Reconstructive.  Media, PA: Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
  1. Li KK, Weber AL, Cheney ML. Nasoethmoid/Frontal Fractures.  In: Cheney ML, editor.  Facial Surgery: Plastic and Reconstructive.  Media, PA: Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
  1. Li KK, Cheney ML. Cleft lip and the Primary Cleft Palate.  In: Cheney ML, editor.  Facial Surgery: Plastic and Reconstructive.  Media, PA: Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
  1. Li KK, Cheney ML. The Secondary Cleft Palate and Velopharyngeal Function.  In: Cheney ML, editor.  Facial Surgery: Plastic and Reconstructive.  Media, PA: Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
  1. Li KK, Cheney ML. Surgery of the Chin as Augmentation to Rhinoplasty.  In: Cheney ML, editor. Facial Surgery: Plastic and Reconstructive.  Media, PA: Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
  1. Riley RW, Powell NB, Li KK, Guilleminault C. Surgical Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.  In: Kryger M, editor.  Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine.  3rd  Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders, 1999.
  1. Troell RJ, Riley RW, Powell NB, Li KK. Upper Airway Reconstructive Surgery for Sleep Disordered Breathing.  In: Samuels S, Jaffe R, editors.  Anesthesiologist’s Manual of Surgical Procedures, 2nd  Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher, 1998.
  1. Troell RJ, Riley RW, Powell NB, Li KK. Long-Term Results of  Surgical Management of Sleep Disordered Breathing: Are Our Patients Really Benefiting?  Otolaryngology Clinic of North America; 31(6):1031-1035, 1998.
  1. Troell RJ, Riley RW, Powell NB, Li KK. Surgical Management of the Hypopharyngeal Airway in Sleep Disordered Breathing.  Otolaryngology Clinic of North America; 31(6):979-1012, 1998.
  1. Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW, Troell, RJ. Radiofrequency Volumetric Reduction for Turbinate Hypertrophy.   Operative Technique of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; 11(1);24-25, 2000.
  1. Troell RJ, Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW. Radiofrequency of the Soft Palate in Snoring and Sleep-Disordered Breathing. Operative Technique of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; 11(1):21-23, 2000.
  1. Troell RJ, Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW. Radiofrequency Tongue Base Reduction in Sleep-Disordered Breathing. Operative Technique of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; 11(1):47-49, 2000.
  1. Li KK, Powell Therapy – Hypopharyngeal Airway Surgery.  In: Johnson J, Gluckman J and Sanders M, editors.  Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.   London, England, Martin Duntz Ltd. 2002.
  1. Li KK, Powell NB, Riley RW. Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  In: Lee-Chiong T, Jr., Carskadon MA, Sateia MH, editors.  Sleep Medicine.  Philadelphia, PA, Hanley & Belfus, Inc. 
  1. Li KK, Powell N, Riley R. Postoperative management of the obstructive sleep apnea patients.  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America; 14:401-404, 2002. 
  1. Li KK, Powell N, Riley R. Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America; 14:359-363, 2002. 
  1. Li KK. The use of Distraction Osteogenesis in Sleep Apnea Surgery. Operative Technique of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
  1. Li KK, Powell N. Lower Pharyngeal Airway Surgery: Maxillomandibular Advancement.  In: Fairbanks, DNF, Mickelson SA and Woodson BT, editors.  Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea, 3rd  Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2003.
  1. Li KK. Lower Pharyngeal Airway Surgery: Hyoid Suspension/Advancement.  In: Fairbanks, DNF, Mickelson SA and Woodson BT, editors.  Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea, 3rd  Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2003.
  1. Hester J, Riley RW, Powell NB, Li KK. Upper Airway Reconstructive Surgery for Sleep Disordered Breathing.  In: Samuels S, Jaffe R, editors.  Anesthesiologist’s Manual of Surgical Procedures, 3rd  Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2003.
  1. Li KK, Riley R, Powell N. Complications of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgery.  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America;15:297-304, 2003.
  1. Hester J, Powell NB Riley RW, Li KK. Maxillomandibular Advancement Surgery for OSA. Operative Technique of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; 5:135-137, 2002.
  1. Li KK. Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  Clinics in Chest Medicine; 24:365-370, 2003.
  1. Li KK. Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Surgical Treatment.  In: Carney PR, Berry RB, Geyer JD, editors.  Clinical Sleep Disorders. Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2004.
  1. Li KK. Surgery of the Tongue and Hypopharynx – Skeletal Technique (Maxilla and Mandible). In: Terris DJ, Goode RL, editors.  Surgical Management of Sleep Apnea and Snoring.  New York, New York, Marcel Dekker, Inc. 2005.
  1. Li KK. Surgical Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; 26:80-88, 2005.
  1. Li KK. Surgical Therapy for Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep Med Rev; 9(3): 201-209, 2005. 
  1. Li KK. Clinical Controversies. Surgery for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 64:1267-1268, 2006. 
  1. Li KK, Guilleminault C. Adenotonsillectomy in sleep-disordered breathing-what is the evidence and what are the implications for clinical practice. In: Guilleminault C, editor.  International news on sleep & its optimized management.  Issue 7; February:12-16, 2006.
  1. Li KK. Pediatric Sleep Apnea-Current Concept in Management. Sleep Review; 9:201-209, 2006.
  1. Yuen K, Li KK. Surgical and Pharmacological Therapeutic Interventions. In: Shigley L, Jones-Parker M and Lee-Chiong T, editors.  Textbook of Polysomnography.  Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2007.
  1. Pelayo R, Li KK. Pediatric Sleep Apnea. In: Kushida C, editor.  Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Pathophysiology, Associations, and Consequences.  New York, New York, Taylor and Francis Group, LLC, 2007.
  1. Li KK. Distraction Osteogenesis and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Operative Technique of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 
  1. Li KK. Hypopharyngeal Airway Surgery. Sleep Disorders.  Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, Volume 40 (4), 2007.
  1. Won CH, Li KK, Guilleminault C. Surgical Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Upper Airway and Maxillomandibular Surgery. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 15;5(2):193-9, 2008. 
  1. Li KK. Sleep Apnea Surgery: Putting it All Together. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic, Volume 41 (4), 2009.
  1. Li KK. Pediatric OSA Surgery Beyond Adenotonsillectomy. In: Yaremchuk KL and Wardrop PA, editors.  Sleep Medicine. San Diego, California, Plural Publishing, 2011.

 

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  1. Risk Management and Complications in Sleep Apnea Surgery. Research Study Club of Los Angeles.  Los Angeles, January, 2000.
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  1. Distraction Osteogenesis in Oral/Facial Reconstruction. Mission Valley Dental Study Group.  Fremont, March, 2000.
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  1. Hypopharyngeal Surgery for SDB. New York Sleep Apnea and Sinus Meeting.  New York, NY.  April, 2002.
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  1. The Paranasal Sinuses and the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. UCLA Hawaii 2002 Symposium on Ambulatory Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  Kona, HI.  June, 2002.
  1. Osseous Reconstruction: Making Implant Restoration Possible. The Sunnyvale Study Club.  Sunnyvale, CA.  August, 2002.
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  1. Orthognathic Surgery Symposium. ACMF Stryker-Leibinger, Sonoma, California. October, 2003.
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  1. Sleep Apnea Surgery. John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, CA. November, 2004.
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  1. Sleep Surgery Evaluation, Anatomy, and Techniques. Endoscopic sinus and sleep surgery course. University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA.  October, 2005.
  1. Sleep Apnea Surgery. School of Sleep Palo Alto, CA.  November, 2005.
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  1. Adult Sleep Apnea Surgery. Virginia Mason Medical Center Continuing Education Program. Seattle, Washington.  November, 2006.
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  1. Maxillofacial Approaches to Sleep Apnea: Current Thinking. AO North America Selected Topics in Orthognathic Surgery. Washington DC.  March 20, 2010.
  1. Maxillomandibular advancement in OSA. Annual University of Pennsylvania Sleep Apnea Course. Orlando, FL.  February, 2011.
  1. Maxillomandibular advancement surgery in OSA. Annual University of Pennsylvania Sleep Apnea Course. San Francisco.  February, 2012.
  1. Keynote speech-Maxillomandibular in OSA: What I have learned in 822 cases. 6th World Congress in Sleep Medicine, Seoul, Korea. March 2015.
  1. Keynote speech-Maxillomandibular advancement in Adolescents. The 4th International Pediatric Sleep Association Congress, Taipei, Taiwan. March 2016.
  1. Endoscopically-Assisted Surgical Expansion for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The 5th International Pediatric Sleep Association Congress, Paris, France. March 2018.
  1. Keynote Speech. Sleep Apnea Surgery. Taiwan Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association Annual Meeting.  Taipei, Taiwan April 2019.

 

PATENTS-Issued and submitted 

  1. Airway implants and methods of making and using. Anant V. Hegde, George Y. Choi, Wally Buck, Kasey K. Li, U.S. 2006/0090762.
  1. Airway implant sensors and methods of making and using same. Anant V. Hegde, George Y. Choi, Wally Buck, Kasey K. Li, S. 2008/0047566.
  1. Tongue stabilization device and methods of using the same. Anant V. Hegde, Kasey K. Li, Nikhil D. Bhat, Christopher Bagley, Casidy Hallsten, George Y. Choi, Doyeon Kim, U.S. 2008/0041398.
  1. Implant to stabilize the tongue. Anant Hegde,  Kasey Li, Nikhil Bhat, Doyeon Kim,  60/881250.
  1. Delivery tool for sleep disorder treatment implant and method of implantation. Anant Hegde, kasey Li, Philip Houle, Casidy halisten, Chris Owen.  12/68820.
  1. Tethered airway implants and methods of using the same. Anant Hegde, kasey Li, Nikhil Bhat, Doyeon Kim, George Choi.  2007/0246052.
  1. Palatal implant fixation devices and methods. Anant hedge, kasey Li, Wally Buch, James Ross.  2009/0078275.
  1. On-off implant for supporting the tongue. Nikhil Bhat, Kasey Li, Anant Hegde, Mathew Goebel, Hong Peng Wang.  2009/0165803.
  1. Control system for a tongue stabilization device. Koray Sahin, Anant hedge, kasey Li, Nikhil Bhat, Christopher Bagley, Casidy Domingo, John Farbarik, George Choi, Doyeon Kim.  2009/0173351.
  1. On-off implant for supporting the airway. Nikhil Bhat, Kasey Li, Anant Hegde, Mathew Goebel, Hong Peng Wang, Ryan Woo.  2009/0173352.
  1. Delivery tools for sleep disorders treatment implant and methods of implantation. Anant V. Hedge, Kasey Kai-Chi Li, Phil Houle, Casidy Hallsten, Chris D. Owen.  2010/0049227 A1.
  1. Tongue Retention System. Kasey Li.  US Patent 7,607,439.
  1. Tongue Retention System. Kasey Li.   2009/12/557,760.
  1. Airflow Restriction System. Kasey Li.  12/408,605.
  1. Laser treatment of Tissue. Kasey Li, George Choi.  11/750,873.
  1. System for treatment of nasal tissue. Kasey Li, George Choi.  PCT/US2007/071478.
  1. Laser treatment of tissue. Kasey Li, George Choi.  PCT/US2007/069384.
  1. Laser treatment of tissue. Kasey Li, George Choi.  4.
  1. System for treatment of nasal tissue. Kasey Li, George Choi.  7.
  1. Apparatus and methods for treatment of nasal tissue. Kasey Li, George Choi.  11/697,172.
  1. Optical ear infection. Kasey Li, George Choi.  11/828,236.
  1. Device and methods for treatment of tissue. Kasey Li, George Choi.  12/167,214.
  1. Eustachian tube treatment systems. Kasey Li, George Choi.  PCT/US2007/079971.
  1. Eustachian tube treatment systems. Kasey Li, George Choi.  11/864,741.

 

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