Dr. Robert Basner, MD

Dr. Robert Basner, MD

Sleep Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert Basner, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in sleep medicine.Read his story

CardioPulmonary Sleep & Ventilatory Disorder Center

622 W 168th St Fl 8

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice

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Dr. Basner's Experience

Dr. Basner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sleep Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Basner's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Basner "Dr. Basner, Professor of Clinical Medicine, is American Board of Internal Medicine certified in the specialties of internal medicine, pulmonary diseases, critical care medicine, and sleep medicine, and is also a diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. An Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, he is an internationally recognized clinician, researcher, and educator in sleep medicine and sleep and respiratory physiology, with a long standing interest in the physiology of autonomic, cardiovascular, and ventilatory modulation and interactions in awake and sleeping humans. He is an awardee of the NIH National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Sleep Academic Career Award program and the American Physiological Society, and an elected member of the Central Society for Clinical Research. Dr. Basner is a steering committee member and American Thoracic Society voting member on the National Sleep Awareness Roundtable. He has chaired numerous international research and educational symposia and post graduate courses in sleep and respiratory medicine and physiology, and is current Chair of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine "Interpreting Sleep Studies" course. He is a co-editor of UpToDate, and serves on numerous editorial boards and study sections concerning sleep and respiratory physiology. Dr. Basner is also director of the Pulmonary Diagnostic Unit at Columbia University Medical Center, consultant to the Eleanor and Lou Gehrig MDA/ALS Research Center, and a member of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Measurement Development Panel of the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Basner currently holds numerous grants as principal investigator and co-investigator, including grants from the ALS Association/Will Rogers Respiratory Institute Grant Program and the Muscular Dystrophy Association; he is a sleep protocol subcommittee member of the NIH/NHLBI sponsored investigation, "Sleep-Disordered Breathing During Pregnancy and Risks to Cardiovascular Health.""
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Basner "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

17  Conditions Treated

  • Apnea
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Mixed Apnea
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Night Eating Syndrome
  • Night Terror
  • Nightmare Disorder
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Terror Disorder
  • Sleep-Related Epilepsy
  • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Snoring

6  Procedures

  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Sleep Apnea Treatment
  • Sleep Medicine Sonography
  • Sleep Study

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Beth Israel
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Beth Israel
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Brigham and Womens Hosp Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Basner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Basner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Basner to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Basner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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