Language: English
Gender: Female
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Sleep Medicine
425 E. 61st St. , 5th Floor
New York, NY 10065
(646) 962-0455
(646) 962-7378

Personal Statement

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 20 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 at the New York Academy of Medicine. She is an active member of several medical societies and regularly contributes to media efforts aiming at achieving public awareness of sleep problems, their multifaceted consequences and treatment alternatives.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Pulmonary Medicine


  • Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Behavioral Sleep Medicine
  • Night Terrors
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Syndrome
  • Narcolepsy
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Snoring Disorders
  • Sleepwalking
  • Sleep Disorder, Circadian, Delayed Sleep Phase Type
  • Sleep Phase Syndrome, Advanced

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare


Board Certifications

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical & Academic Positions

Associate Professor of Medicine in Clinical Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Associate Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Associate Professor of Clinical Genetic Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.P.H., New York University, 2008
  • M.D., Federal University, Rio Grande Sul, Faculty of Medicine (Brazil), 1993

Honors & Awards

Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians

Fellow, American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine

Overseas Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine

Scholar, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Scientist Development Awardee, American Heart Association National Center

AAMC Women Faculty Professional Development

America's Top Physician - Consumer's Research Council of America

U.S. News and World Report - Top Doctor

Castle Connolly - Top Doctor 


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