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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Mihaela Teodorescu, MD, earned her medical degree from the Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Romania and completed her residency at Dr I. C. Cantacuzino Hospital in Romania and the Carol Davila University Builders' Hospital.


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (Inpatient Hospitalist)

Sleep Medicine

Allergic Rhinitis



Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Interstitial Lung Disease

Multiple Sleep Latency Test


Pulmonary Function Test

Pulmonary Infections

Pulmonary Stress Test

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Disordered Breathing

Sleep Hypoventilation Syndromes



University Hospital
(608) 263-6400 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Wisconsin Sleep Clinic
(608) 232-3333 | (877) 537-5337 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pulmonary Disease
Sleep Medicine
Fellowship University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
Residency Carol Davila University Builders' Hospital, Romania
Dr I. C. Cantacuzino Hospital, Romania
University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
Internship Coltea Hospital, Romania
Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing, NY
Medical School Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Prasad B Nyenhuis SM Imayama I Siddiqi A Teodorescu M Asthma and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Overlap: What Has the Evidence Taught Us? Am J Respir Crit Care Med . 2020 Jun 1;201(11):1345-1357
[PubMed ID: 31841642]
Setzke C Broytman O Russell JA Morel N Sonsalla M Lamming DW Connor NP Teodorescu M Effects of inhaled fluticasone propionate on extrinsic tongue muscles in rats. J Appl Physiol (1985) . 2020 Mar 1;128(3):576-585
[PubMed ID: 31944881]
Conhaim RL Watson KE Broytman O Teodorescu M Apnea causes microvascular perfusion maldistribution in isolated rat lungs. Physiol Rep . 2019 May;7(9):e14085
[PubMed ID: 31054186]
Conhaim RL Watson KE Teodorescu M Obstructive apnea causes microvascular perfusion maldistribution in the lungs of rats. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol . 2019 Jan 1;316(1):R21-R26
[PubMed ID: 30403498]
Mehra R Teodorescu M Sleep, Circadian Disruption, and Microbial-Immune Interactions: A New Frontier. Chest . 2018 Oct;154(4):740-742
[PubMed ID: 30290923]
Braun RK Broytman O Braun FM Brinkman JA Clithero A Modi D Pegelow DF Eldridge M Teodorescu M Chronic intermittent hypoxia worsens bleomycin-induced lung fibrosis in rats. Respir Physiol Neurobiol . 2018 Oct;256:97-108
[PubMed ID: 28456608]
Morgan BJ Teodorescu M Pegelow DF Jackson ER Schneider DL Plante DT Gapinski JP Hetzel SJ Dopp JM Effects of losartan and allopurinol on cardiorespiratory regulation in obstructive sleep apnoea. Exp Physiol . 2018 Jul;103(7):941-955
[PubMed ID: 29750475]
Shokoueinejad M Fernandez C Carroll E Wang F Levin J Rusk S Glattard N Mulchrone A Zhang X Xie A Teodorescu M Dempsey J Webster J Sleep apnea: a review of diagnostic sensors, algorithms, and therapies. Physiol Meas . 2017 Aug 18;38(9):R204-R252
[PubMed ID: 28820743]
Owens RL Macrea MM Teodorescu M The overlaps of asthma or COPD with OSA: A focused review. Respirology . 2017 Aug;22(6):1073-1083
[PubMed ID: 28677827]
Becerra MB Becerra BJ Teodorescu M Healthcare burden of obstructive sleep apnea and obesity among asthma hospitalizations: Results from the U.S.-based Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Respir Med . 2016 Aug;117:230-6
[PubMed ID: 27492536]
Teodorescu M Broytman O Curran-Everett D Sorkness RL Crisafi G Bleecker ER Erzurum S Gaston BM Wenzel SE Jarjour NN National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP) Investigators. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk, Asthma Burden, and Lower Airway Inflammation in Adults in the Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP) II. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract . 2015 Jul-Aug;3(4):566-75.e1
[PubMed ID: 26004304]
Broytman O Braun RK Morgan BJ Pegelow DF Hsu PN Mei LS Koya AK Eldridge M Teodorescu M Effects of chronic intermittent hypoxia on allergen-induced airway inflammation in rats. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol . 2015 Feb;52(2):162-70
[PubMed ID: 25004109]
Teodorescu M Barnet JH Hagen EW Palta M Young TB Peppard PE Association between asthma and risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea. JAMA . 2015 Jan 13;313(2):156-64
[PubMed ID: 25585327]
Ferguson S Teodorescu MC Gangnon RE Peterson AG Consens FB Chervin RD Teodorescu M Factors associated with systemic hypertension in asthma. Lung . 2014 Oct;192(5):675-83
[PubMed ID: 24920421]
Teodorescu M Xie A Sorkness CA Robbins J Reeder S Gong Y Fedie JE Sexton A Miller B Huard T Hind J Bioty N Peterson E Kunselman SJ Chinchilli VM Soler X Ramsdell J Loredo J Israel E Eckert DJ Malhotra A Effects of inhaled fluticasone on upper airway during sleep and wakefulness in asthma: a pilot study. J Clin Sleep Med . 2014 Feb 15;10(2):183-93
[PubMed ID: 24533002]
Teodorescu M Polomis DA Gangnon RE Consens FB Chervin RD Teodorescu MC Sleep duration, asthma and obesity. J Asthma . 2013 Nov;50(9):945-53
[PubMed ID: 23923994]
Xie A Teodorescu M Pegelow DF Teodorescu MC Gong Y Fedie JE Dempsey JA Effects of stabilizing or increasing respiratory motor outputs on obstructive sleep apnea. J Appl Physiol (1985) . 2013 Jul 1;115(1):22-33
[PubMed ID: 23599393]
Teodorescu M Polomis DA Gangnon RE Fedie JE Consens FB Chervin RD Teodorescu MC Asthma Control and Its Relationship with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in Older Adults. Sleep Disord . 2013;2013:251567
[PubMed ID: 24307949]
Teodorescu M Polomis DA Teodorescu MC Gangnon RE Peterson AG Consens FB Chervin RD Jarjour NN Association of obstructive sleep apnea risk or diagnosis with daytime asthma in adults. J Asthma . 2012 Aug;49(6):620-8
[PubMed ID: 22742082]
Dempsey JA Smith CA Blain GM Xie A Gong Y Teodorescu M Role of central/peripheral chemoreceptors and their interdependence in the pathophysiology of sleep apnea. Adv Exp Med Biol . 2012;758:343-9
[PubMed ID: 23080181]