Ana C. Krieger, M.D. MPH
Pulmonary Disease Medicine
Dr. Ana C. Krieger is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Departments of Medicine, Neurology and Genetic Medicine. She is a board certified specialist in Sleep Medicine by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Medical Director of the Weill Cornell Center for Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Krieger also holds board certification in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine and is a faculty member in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Associate Attending at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and at Rockefeller University Hospital.
Over the past 15 years, Dr. Krieger has been actively involved in patient care, training of sleep specialists, sleep disorders education and research. Besides her clinical activities, Dr. Krieger is a clinician scientist, the principal investigator on NIH-sponsored translational research projects investigating the mechanisms of cardiovascular disease and thrombosis in sleep apnea, along with multiple other collaborative multidisciplinary research projects in sleep medicine.
Dr. Krieger is also a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and a Fellow and Policy Advisor at the New York Academy of Medicine. She is an active member of several medical societies and the President of the Northeast Sleep Society. She regularly contributes to media efforts aiming at achieving public awareness of sleep problems and a better understanding of their multifaceted consequences and treatment alternatives.
Education and Post-Doctoral Training:
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, M.D.
New York University, M.P.H.
Internal Medicine Residency at University of Chicago Hospitals
Critical Care Fellowship at Finch University of Health Sciences
Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship at New York University of Medicine
Sleep Medicine Fellowship at New York University School of Medicine