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Pulmonology

Maria Elena Vega Sanchez, MD

Maria Elena Vega Sanchez
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Specialties

Pulmonology, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine

4.9
60 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
about me
offices
publications
ratings & reviews
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Sleep medicine
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Interstitial lung disease
Languages
  • Spanish
Education
  • MD, Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Quito, Ecuador
Training
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Sleep Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
Memberships
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians
Awards and Honors
  • Most Outstanding Resident, Temple University Hospital
  • Sol Sherry Resident and Fellow Research Forum, Temple University Hospital
offices

Office Locations

Temple Lung Center

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

Fax: 215-707-6867

Temple Health Oaks

Oaks Corporate Center

450 Cresson Blvd, Suite 200

Phoenixville, PA 19460

800-TEMPLE-MED

Fax: 610-650-5149

publications
Digital Bibliography
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.

Krachman SL,  Tiwari R, Vega ME, Yu D, Soler X, Jaffe F, Kim V, Swift I,  D’Alonzo GE,  Criner GJ. Effect of Emphysema Severity on the Apnea-Hypopnea Index in Smokers with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016. Jul:13(7):1129-35.

Vega ME, Civic B. A Tension Bulla Mimicking Tension Pneumothorax. N Engl J Med 2011; 365(20): 1915.

Vega Sanchez ME, Steiner R. Images in COPD: Combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis (Miami). 2015;2(4): In press. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15326/jcopdf.2.4.2015.0162

ratings & reviews

60 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about Patient Satisfaction Rating.

OVERALL RATING

4.90 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

5.0
Show respect for what you say
5.0
Spend enough time with you
4.9
Give easy to understand instruction
4.9
Provider expl in way you understand
5.0
Provider listen carefully to you
4.9
Show respect for what you say
4.8
Spend enough time with you
5.0
Provider expl in way you understand
5.0
Provider listen carefully to you
5.0
Give easy to understand instruction
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
March 20, 2020

Dr. Vega is professional and caring - very easy to talk to.

5.0
March 9, 2020

Best possible - dr. & staff. My asthma has improved ten fold - very grateful!!!!

5.0
March 2, 2020

I have been a patient of Dr. Vega for over 10 yrs. and she has always gone above & beyond with my care.

5.0
December 18, 2019

Dr. Vega is absolutely the best doctor I have ever had - Very understanding.

5.0
October 29, 2019

Dr. Vega Sanchez is a kind caring physician who always takes her time with her patients and always listen and offers amazing suggestions and advice i would highly recommend her to everyone.

5.0
September 3, 2019

It seemed good to me.

5.0
August 30, 2019

Always an excellent experience. Doc & staff are outstanding!

5.0
August 29, 2019

a very pleasant visit..

5.0
July 16, 2019

[...] awesome and I loved seeing her.

5.0
July 2, 2019

Dr. Maria E. Vega S. MD was excellent as always. Thank God for her. [...]

5.0
July 2, 2019

Great bedside manner. Very knowledgeable.

5.0
May 15, 2019

Switched to this doctor from a previous one [...]. She was excellent

5.0
April 30, 2019

Dr. Vega Sanchez is God sent. I cannot express enough how much of a blessing she is in her profession. I always have wonderful experiences all around by all of the staff at every visit.

5.0
April 26, 2019

The doctor was very kind.

5.0
April 17, 2019

Dr. Vega Sanchez was very helpful. She was very knowledgeable about my condition.