Location

Rochester, Minnesota

Contact

Caples.Sean@mayo.edu Clinical Profile

SUMMARY

The research activities of Sean M. Caples, D.O., focus on sleep-disordered breathing, particularly cardiovascular manifestations of the sleep apnea syndromes and clinical trials to measure the effects of various treatment modalities.

Focus areas

  • Atrial fibrillation and sleep apnea. Dr. Caples is studying the link between atrial fibrillation and sleep apnea and exploring whether treatment of sleep apnea affects the natural history of this common heart rhythm problem.
  • Non-CPAP treatments of sleep apnea. Dr. Caples has studied the effects of non-CPAP treatments on outcomes in patients with sleep apnea.

Significance to patient care

Dr. Caples is interested in better understanding the relationship between sleep apnea syndromes and cardiovascular disease in order to advance treatment of both conditions.

Professional highlights

  • Member, Positive Airway Pressure Guideline Task Force, American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), 2013-present
  • Chair, Task Force on Surgical Modifications of the Upper Airway for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, AASM, 2010
  • Co-chair, Revised Sleep Scoring Manual Cardiac Task Force, AASM, 2007

PUBLICATIONS

See my publications

PROFESSIONAL DETAILS

Primary Appointment

  1. Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Academic Rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Medicine

EDUCATION

  1. MSc - Clinical Research Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. Mayo Foundation Scholar - Pulmonary and Critical Care Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. Fellow - Sleep Medicine Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  4. Fellow - Pulmonary and Critical Care Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  5. Resident - Internal Medicine Bassett Healthcare, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  6. DO New York Institute of Technology
  7. BS - Pharmacy State University of New York at Buffalo
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