B. Tucker Woodson, MD
Chief, Division of Sleep Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin
Dr. Woodson has dual board certification in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Sleep Medicine. He is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. He has lectured worldwide on issues related to surgery and sleep medicine.
Dr. Woodson is also the director of the Froedtert Hospital/Medical College of Wisconsin Sleep Disorders Program. He is active in developing new surgical treatments for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.
Additionally, he has served on Sleep Disorders, Standards of Practice, New Medical, Drug and Device, and the National Sleep Medicine Course Committees of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Woodson serves as an advisor for the American Sleep Apnea Association, ResMed (which is a world leader in respiratory equipment for sleep apnea), and professional football.
He has organized multiple national and international meetings including the Cherry Blossom Conference of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the Missouri Allergy and Sleep Disorders Update in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and the 3rd and 4th International Congress of Sleep Apnea.
In January of 2014, Dr. Woodson was featured on WTMJ-AM’s Wisconsin’s Morning News to discuss a new device for sleep apnea that is surgically implanted. Results from a clinical trial were recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
New England Journal of Medicine Link to paper
Listen to Dr. Woodson discuss a new device for sleep apnea on WTMJ-AM's Wisconsin Morning News (MP3).
Also, listen to Dr. Woodson discuss the efficacy of hypoglossal nerve stimulation in the treatment of the signs and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (MP3). This podcast was featured in the November 2014 journal issue of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1979
Doctor of Medicine (MD) - University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO, 1983
Residency - Otolaryngology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 1988
American Rhinologic Society
Association for Research in Otolaryngology
American Sleep Disorders Association
American Sleep Apnea Association
Wisconsin Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Milwaukee Society of Head & Neck Surgery and Medicine
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Association
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
General Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat)
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (Snoring, OSA)
Sinus Endoscopy and Treatment
Patient Age: All
Joined MCW Faculty in 1989
New methods of upper airway evaluation for obstructive sleep apnea
Outcomes analysis for obstructive sleep apnea
Medical Director, Froedtert Center for Sleep
Established Patient Appointments - 414.805.7667
New Patient Appointments - 414.805.3666 (or) 800.272.3666
Pediatric Appointments - 414.607.5280 (or) 1.877.607.5280
Clinical Practice Location
Froedtert Hospital Clinic Practice Site
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Otolaryngology at Greenway Medical Complex Practice Site
3365 S. 103rd Street, Suite 210
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53227
Community Memorial Medical Commons
W129N7055 Northfield Dr
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051