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Charles R. Cantor, MD, DABSM

Charles R. Cantor, MD, DABSM Physician

Medical Director, Penn Sleep Centers
Professor of Clinical Neurology
Professor of Medicine

Dr. Cantor is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Charles R. Cantor

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties


  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 1991
  • Sleep Medicine (ABPN), 2011

Clinical Expertise:

  • Circadian Rhythm Disorders
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPD)
  • Idiopathic Hypersomnolence
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders in the Elderly
  • Sleep Study
  • Sleepiness
  • Sleep-related Epilepsy
  • Sleep-related Headache
  • Sleep-related Movement Disorders

Description of Clinical Expertise

sleep disorders

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Massachusetts
Residency: Saint Elizabeth Hospital
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital
Fellowship: Wills Eye Hospital


American Academy of Neurology, National American Academy of Sleep Medicine, National Philadelphia Neurological Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Cantor is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Comprehensive Neuroscience Center
Pennsylvania Hospital
330 S 9th St

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-7512
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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