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Maria Elena Vega-Sanchez, MD

Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

Maria Elena Vega-Sanchez
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About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Sleep Medicine
  • COPD
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Sleep Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2013
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
  • MD, Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Quito, Ecuador, 2003


  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine (board-eligible)
  • Sleep Medicine (board-eligible)


  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians

Digital Bibliography

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Additional Publications

Contributing author of "Smoking and Lung Inflammation: Basic, Pre-Clinical and Clinical Research Advances" book sponsored by Springer Science and Business Media. Submitted for publication.

Paz-y-Mino C, Vega ME, Jervis P, Sanchez ME, Leone PE. Consejo Genetico. Metro Ciencia 2003:Vol. 12(2): 5-9.

Vega Sanchez ME, Marchettti N. 36-Year-Oid Woman with Chronic Cough and Pulmonary Nodules [internet]. New York: American Thoracic Society; 2008 [updated 2009 July 1].

Lammi M, Panetta N, Vega ME. Beyond The Blue: What Fellows Are Reading In Other Journals. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2012; 185: 1323-24.