Sanja Jelic

Sanja Jelic, MD

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Critical Care Specialist, Internist, Pulmonologist


Sleep, Pulmonary Care


University of Zagreb's School of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


My goal is to make you aware that your sleep is an important component of your health and safety and to help you recognize the signs and symptoms of sleep disorders and seek effective treatment for them.

— Sanja Jelic, MD


Dr. Jelic investigates the cellular mechanisms of vascular endothelial dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea. She also addresses cardiovascular complications of sleep deprivation and COPD.


A native of Croatia, Dr. Jelic graduated from the University of Zagreb's School of Medicine in Zagreb, Croatia, in 1993. Since then, she has completed a residency in internal medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and a fellowship in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.

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