Haviva Veler, M.D.

Haviva Veler, M.D. Specialties: Sleep Medicine

Haviva Veler, M.D.
Specialties: Sleep Medicine
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505 East 70th Street
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New York, NY 10021

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About Haviva Veler, M.D.

Dr. Haviva Veler is the Director for the Weill Cornell Pediatric Sleep and Breathing Disorders Center.  She also serves as Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine, and is an Associate Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health/Weill Cornell Medical Center.   Board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Dr. Veler is an expert in sleep medicine and obstructive sleep apnea. She received her medical degree at the Technion Institute of Technology, School of Medicine in Haifa, Israel. She completed her internship and residency at Maimonides' Infant and Children's Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, and then went on to complete a fellowship program in Pediatric Pulmonology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), staying on as an attending physician. In 2006, Dr. Veler returned to New York City, joining the Department of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Montefiore, where she also served as the Director of the Pulmonary Function Test Laboratory from 2007-2010.   In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Veler is the author of several peer-reviewed articles and a book chapter on asthma. She also serves as a reviewer for pulmonary journals. Her research experience includes looking at airway smooth muscle cells as a potential super-antigen in asthmatics.   Dr. Veler's current research interest focuses on evaluation of upper airway abnormalities, in the context of upper airway obstruction and in kids with obstructive sleep apnea, in a non invasive way through the use of the impulse oscillometry system (IOS).   Related LinksWeill Cornell Pediatric Sleep and Breathing Disorders CenterDr. Veler's Videos:Back to School: Sleep Issues for Children [4-NBCNewYork]Pediatric Sleep Tips with Dr. Veler:  Is It Okay for Parents to Co-Sleep with Their Children?Pediatric Sleep Tips with Dr. Veler:  What Are Night Terrors?  How Can I Help My Child with Night Terrors?

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital


  • Airway Disorder

  • Asthma

  • Chronic Lung Disease

  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder

  • Cystic Fibrosis

  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

  • Home Mechanical Ventilation

  • Lung Disease In Neuromuscular Patients

  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test

  • Narcolepsy

  • Night Terrors

  • Pediatric Asthma

  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders

  • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

  • Pulmonary Function Testing

  • Restless Legs Syndrome

  • Sleep and Snoring Disorders

  • Sleep Apnea

  • Sleepwalking

  • Snoring


  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Internship: Maimonides Medical Center
  • Medical School: Technion Institute of Technology (Haifa
  • Residency: Maimonides Medcial Center

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine