Dr. Emami is board certified in both sleep medicine and otolaryngology – head and neck surgery and currently serves as the Chief of Staff at St. Mary’s Hospital. He received his bachelors from Occidental College in 1988 and his MD from the University of Cincinnati in 1992. He completed an internship at the University of Southern California, Huntington Memorial Hospital in 1993, a residency in general surgery at the University of Southern California, Huntington Memorial Hospital in 1994 and in otolaryngology at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1997. He then finished a fellowship in laryngology at University of British Columbia, Vancouver General Hospital in 1998. Before serving as the Chief of Staff at St. Mary’s Hospital he held the position of Chief Division of Otolaryngology from 1999-2003, Chairman of the Department of Surgery at St. Mary’s Hospital from 2003-2005 and the Chief of Staff Elect at St. Mary’s Hospital from 2005-2007.