Robert G. Hooper MD Publications

We are proud of the quality of our medical staff. This page lists the publications written by some of our staff members. The material includes information for the consumer and patient, as well as for physicians.

The relation between sleep and weight in a suburban sleep center: observations and speculations on apnea and weight – November 2016. This study was published by Robert G. Hooper, M.D. in Dovepress on 21 November 2016 Volume 2016:8 Pages 315—320.

Periodic Limb Movements – The Frequency, Segments of Sleep and Body Movements Observed in a Suburban Sleep Center – June 2010. This study was presented by Robert G. Hooper, M.D. at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine in San Antonio. Summary.

Weight And Position – Profile of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a Suburban Sleep Center – June 2009. This study was presented by Robert G. Hooper, M.D. at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine in Seattle.

The Chaos of War – November 2008 Robert G. Hooper, M.D. Chest 2008;134 1107-1108.

Apnea, What is It? – June 2008, written by Robert G. Hooper, M.D., is used on this web site under the “What is it?” tab of our Sleep Apnea page. It was written for a sleep equipment provider, EzCPAP, for use on their web page (www.ezcpap.com). It is directed to the consumer and patient.

Apnea Evaluations – June 2008 written by Robert G. Hooper, M.D., is used on this web site under the “Evaluations” tab of our Sleep Apnea page. It was written for a sleep equipment provider, EzCPAP, for use on their web page (www.ezcpap.com). It is directed to the consumer and patient.

Sleep Apnea Treatments – June 2008 written by Robert G. Hooper, M.D., is used on this web site under the “Treatments” tab of our Sleep Apnea page. It was written for a sleep equipment provider, EzCPAP, for use on their web page (www.ezcpap.com). It is directed to the consumer and patient.

CPAP Treatments and Equipment – June 2008 written by Robert G. Hooper, M.D., is used on this web site under the “Equipment” tab of our Sleep Apnea page. It was written for a sleep equipment provider, EzCPAP, for use on their web page (www.ezcpap.com). It is directed to the consumer and patient.

Sleep Disordered Breathing Series For Physicians (2007-2008) written by Robert G. Hooper, M.D. was prepared for The Sleep Center’s referring physicians. Copies are available and can be requested through the center 480-767-8811.

  • Sleep Disordered Breathing, The Events – September 2007, by Robert G. Hooper, M.D., describes for physicians the events that occur during sleep and cause medical conditions.
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing, The Conditions – November 2007, by Robert G. Hooper, M.D., describes for physicians the medical conditions produced by breathing events occurring during sleep.
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing, The Diagnosis – February 2008, by Robert G. Hooper, M.D., describes for physicians how the diagnosis of sleep disordered breathing conditions are established.
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing, Treatments I – May 2008, by Robert G. Hooper, M.D., describes for physicians treatment approaches to Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing, Treatments II – September 2008, by Robert G. Hooper, M.D., describes for physicians treatment approaches to Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome, Central Sleep Apnea and Complex Sleep Apnea.

“Nasal Airflow in Sleep-Disordered Breathing” by RG Hooper, M.D., was published in Chest 2004, volume 126: pages 316-317.

“Congestive Heart Failure and Sleep Apnea” -2003
“Sleep apnea and Coronary Artery Disease” – 2003
“Sleep Apnea and Hypertension” – 2003

“Forced Inspiratory Nasal Flow-Volume Curves. A Simple Test of Nasal Airflow”by RG Hooper, M.D., was published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2001; volume 76 No 10: pages 990-994.

“Nasal Obstruction and Sleep Apnea” by RG Hooper, M.D., was published in Chest 2001;119:1620-1621.