Katharina D. Graw-Panzer, <span>MD</span>

Katharina D. Graw-Panzer, MD

Sleep Medicine (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pediatric Pulmonology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pediatrics (Board Certified)
Languages: French, German
Office Phone: (646) 962-3410


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.

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University of Hamburg Medical School

Residency: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

Fellowship: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center