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Dafna Ofer, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Clinical Associate in Medicine, Division of Sleep Medicine/Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Health System Clinician, Division of Sleep/Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Medicine

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3624 Market Street, Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7772
B.Med.Sc. (Medicine)
Sackler school of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 1995.
M.D. (Medicine)
Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 1998.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel, 1997-1998.
Pediatric Resident, Schneider's Children Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel, 1998-2001.
Post Doctoral, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2002-2003.
Pediatric Resident, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2004-2007.
Sleep Medicine Fellow, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2007-2009.
Pediatrics; American Boards of Pediatrics, 2007.
Sleep Medicine; American Boards of Pediatrics, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Ofer D, Marcus C: CPAP treatment in children. Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide to Evaluation and Treatment. Kheirandish-Gozal L, Gozal D (eds.). Humana Press, Page: 531-540, 2012.

Sawyer AM, Gooneratne NS, Marcus CL, Ofer D, Richards KC, Weaver TE: A Systematic review of CPAP adherence across age groups: clinical and empiric insights for developing CPAP adherence interventions. Sleep Medicine Reviews 15(6): 343-356, Dec 2011.

Das S, Mindell J, Millet GC, Ofer D, Beck SE, Mason TBA, Brooks LJ, Traylor J, Marcus CL: Pediatric polysomnography: the patient and family perspective. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 7(1): 81-87, Feb 2011.

Ofer D, Pien GW: A young boy with staring episodes and snoring. ATS. Sleep Fragments 2010 Notes: access from:

Porat R, Ofer D, Toib D, Johnson A, Schutzman DL: An evaluation of an ROP screening program. Annual meeting of the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research March 2008.

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