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Ran D. Anbar, MD, FAAP, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Anbar has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of medicine and higher education

    LA JOLLA, CA, October 31, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Ran D. Anbar, MD, FAAP, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Anbar celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Anbar is the recent Founder and President of Center Point Medicine, located in La Jolla, California. Dr. Anbar is a medical doctor who specializes in pediatrics, pediatric pulmonology, and pediatric hypnosis. He served as Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University from 2003 to 2015, as well as Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University from 1994 to 2002. He previously taught at the Hahnemann Medical University for four years, beginning in 1989.

Founded in 2014, the Center Point Medicine practice provides pediatric and adolescent medical hypnosis and counseling for children, adolescents, and young adults who can benefit from the use of mind/body techniques. Amy Chambers, FNP, is Dr. Anbar's associate in this practice. In response to a growing demand in Southern California, Dr. Anbar's practice has also begun offering hypnosis and counseling services for adults from Christine Sullivan, PhD, CNM, FNP.
On September 16, 2017, Dr. Anbar spoke at a national meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics in Chicago regarding integrating hypnosis into pediatric practice. Invited by the organization's section on administration and practice management, his presentation provided information regarding his groundbreaking pediatric practice.

Dr. Anbar completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California at San Diego in 1979 and MD at the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine in 1983. He followed his education with a residency in pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital between 1983 and 1986 as well as a clinical fellowship in pediatric pulmonology at the same hospital from 1986 to 1989.

Active in his community, Dr. Anbar served as the Director of the Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program at Germantown Jewish Centre in Philadelphia, PA earlier in his career. From 1994-2015, he served as Director of the Torah reading program at Temple Adath Yeshurun in Syracuse, NY. Since 2016 he has served in a similar capacity for Congregation Beth El in La Jolla, CA. For his volunteer work, he received an Alan Small Volunteerism Award by Temple Adath Yeshurun in 2000, and was named Volunteer of the Year by Syracuse Hebrew Day School in 2003.

An elected fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and fellow of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Dr. Anbar has received numerous awards throughout his career in medicine. He was the recipient of the Central New York American Lung Association Asthma Award, granted by the American Lung Association in 1999, as well as a Certificate of Achievement in the Doctor's Writing Contest by Medical Economic, also in 1999. Additionally, he has received a Roy M. Dorcus Award by the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis in 2002, and two Josephine Hilgard Awards by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis in 2004 and 2007. He was the recipient of the William C. Wester award for Child Hypnosis given by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis in 2015.

Notably, Dr. Anbar has been highlighted twice in Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare and twice in Who's Who in American Education. Married to Hannah Gail Jacobsohn since 1990, he is the proud father of four children. For more information, visit

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ran D. Anbar, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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