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Pulmonology

Maria Elena Vega Sanchez, MD

Specialties

Pulmonology, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine

4.9
39 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

39 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

4.9
Gives easy to understand instruction
4.9
Explains in a way you understand
5.0
Listens carefully to you
4.9
Shows respect for what you say
4.9
Spends enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
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.