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Dafna Ofer, MD

Dafna Ofer, MD Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Hebrew

Dr. Ofer is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Sleep Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Pediatrics - Sleep Medicine, 2009
  • Pediatrics, 2007

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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • 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: Tel Aviv University
Residency: Rabin Medical Center, Hasharon Hospital
Residency: Schneider Children's Medical Center
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Memberships

American Academy of Sleep Medicine, National Sleep Research Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Ofer is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Ofer D, Marcus C: CPAP treatment in children Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide to Evaluation and Treatment : 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): 343-356,2011.

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): 81-87,2011.

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

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 : 2008.

Academic Contact Info

3624 Market Street, Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-7772
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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