Sanja Jelic, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
 

Bio

Education and Training

Medical School:
University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia, 1993
Internship:
University Hospital “Sveti Duh”, University of Zagreb Medical Center, Zagreb, Croatia, 1993-1994
Internal Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY 1996-1997
Residency:
Internal Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY 1997-1999
Fellowship(s):
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 1999-2002

Honors and Awards

  • 2007-2010 American Lung Association Research Grant
  • 2006 American Thoracic Society: Highlighted Research
  • 2006 American Thoracic Society Travel Award
  • 2005-2010 Irving Scholar
  • 2003-2005 Sleep Medicine Education and Research Foundation, Young Investigator Research Award
  • 2002 American Federation for Medical Research Travel Award

Clinical

For appointments: 

To initate a transfer request, physicians should call 1-800-NYP-STAT which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Clinical Centers

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine Diplomate, 1999
  • Pulmonary Disease Diplomate, 2001, 2011
  • Critical Care Medicine Diplomate, 2002

Research

Contact Information: 

Jelic Laboratory
P&S 8 Rm 512
630 W. 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

P: (212) 342-0256

Research Interest

  • Vascular complications of sleep apnea

Funding

  • 1R01HL106041 (P.I.: Jelic) 06/01/2011- 05/31/2016 NIH/NHLBI $1,250,000 (total project direct costs) Title: Vascular Endothelial Activation in Sleep Apnea
    This project will determine whether specific ligands that target vascular endothelial cells in patients with sleep apnea mediate peripheral endothelial activation and accelerate the development and progression of cardiovascular diseases in sleep apnea.

Selected Publications

  1. Jelic S, Padeletti M, Canfield S, Higgins C, Kawut SM, Onat D, Colombo P, Basner RC, Factor P, LeJemtel T. Inflammation, Oxidative Stress and Repair Capacity of the Vascular Endothelium in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Circulation 2008;117:2270-8.
  2. Jelic S, Lederer D, Adams T, Padeletti M, Colombo P, Factor P, Le Jemtel T. Vascular Inflammation in Obesity and Sleep Apnea. Circulation 2010;121:1014-21.
  3. Marin JM, Alvar A, Villar I, Forner M, Nieto D, Carrizo SJ, Barbe F, Vicente E, Wei Y, Nieto FJ, Jelic S. Association between Treated and Untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Risk of Hypertension. JAMA, in press.

*Please see CV for complete list of publications