Language: English, German, French
Gender: Female
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Pediatric Pulmonology
505 East 70th Street , 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
Call
(646) 962-3410

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Expertise

  • Congenital Anomaly of Lung
  • Congenital Anomaly of Lung
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Cough
  • Recurrent Pneumonia
  • Recurrent Pneumonia
  • Pediatric Asthma
  • Pediatric Asthma
  • Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)
  • Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)
  • Lung Disease In Neuromuscular Patients
  • Lung Disease In Neuromuscular Patients
  • Home Mechanical Ventilation
  • Home Mechanical Ventilation
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Airway Disorder
  • Airway Disorder
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pediatric Bronchoscopy
  • Pediatric Bronchoscopy
  • Tracheostomy, Pediatric
  • Tracheostomy, Pediatric
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Snoring
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Narcolepsy
  • Narcolepsy
  • Sleep Study
  • Sleep Study
  • Sleep Study In Patient Younger Than 6 Years of Age
  • Sleep Study In Patient Younger Than 6 Years of Age
  • Pediatric Sleep Study
  • Pediatric Sleep Study
  • Polysomnography
  • Polysomnography
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Biphasic Positive Airway Pressure (Bipap)
  • Biphasic Positive Airway Pressure (Bipap)

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 - HMO
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Pediatrician
NewYork Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Hamburg Faculty of Medicine (Germany), 2000

Biography

Dr. Katharina Graw-Panzer is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine and the Pulmonary Director of the Pediatric Aerodigestive Program and the Pediatric Technology Dependence/Home Ventilation Program.  She is also an assistant attending pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and NYP Komansky Children's Hospital.  Dr. Graw-Panzer is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology and in Sleep Medicine. 

She has extensive experience and interest in the evaluation and treatment of children with upper and lower airway dysfunction, with complex medical disorders, dependence on technology and sleep disorders.

Dr. Graw-Panzer received her medical education at the University of Hamburg in Germany and completed her residency training in Pediatrics and a fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.  From 2013-2018, she served as the Director of the Technology Dependent Center for Children and the Co-Director of the Children’s Sleep Disorders Center at the Children's Hospital of Montefiore.

Her recent research experience includes the effect of obstructive sleep apnea on learning and memory in children, the clinical manifestations of children with sickle cell disease and periodic limb movements in sleep as well as to examine the health care utilization in children with long-term tracheostomy tubes who live at home.

She is Fluent in English, German and French.