Raanan Arens, MD

Chief, Division of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Associated Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Contact Information

P: 718.515.2330 F: 718.555.2608

Primary Location

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403
  • Specialties & Focus


    • Pulmonology (Lungs)
    • Pediatrics
    Clinical Focus
    • Sleep apnea
    • imaging the pediatrics upper airway with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
    Research Focus
    • Pediatric sleep disorders
    • MRI of upper airway of children with obstructive sleep apnea
    • structural and functional study of the upper airway in adolescent girls with polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Education & Training

    Medical Education

    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University


    Residency Program

    Sheba Medical Center

    Children's Hospital of Los Angeles


    Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Dr. Raanan Arens graduated from Sackler School of Medicine in Israel in 1985. He completed a residency in pediatrics in Israel and later pursued a pediatric pulmonology fellowship at The Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. In 1995, he joined the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as Director of the Sleep Disorders Center for 10 years. Since 2005 he has directed the Division of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine and the Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

    Dr. Arens's research interests include studying the anatomical and functional mechanisms contributing to sleep apnea in children utilizing novel MRI methodology.

  • Publications

    Articles & Dissertations

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403

    P: 718.515.2330 F: 718.555.2608

    Additional Locations

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301 P: 718.515.2330 Additional Details