Dr. Victoria Surdulescu
Dr. Victoria Surdulescu came from Romania to the United States to complete her residency in Internal Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she became board certified in Internal Medicine in 1997. She then went on to complete a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Cincinnati and became board certified in 1999 and 2000, respectively. In 2002, she became board certified in Sleep Medicine after completion of her fellowship at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. After practicing critical care and pulmonary medicine in Hamilton, Oxford, and Cincinnati for over 16years, she found her passion and focus in sleep medicine.
Upon completion of her sleep medicine training she worked on the establishment of the first academic adult sleep medicine program at UC, and helped set up the first sleep medicine fellowship in the Cincinnati area. She has designed and led the adult sleep medicine centers at the McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital, the Drake Hospital, the Holmes Hospital, and the University Pointe. She has served as the Director of the UC Health Comprehensive Sleep Medicine Program. Dr. Surdulescu’s academic interests include the pathophysiology and therapy of sleep disordered breathing including novel surgical approaches such as palatal implants and hypoglossal nerve stimulation. Her clinical interests include sleep disordered breathing and its therapeutic options such as positive airway pressure (including the use of nonconventional therapy such as ASV or AVAPS), and its relationship with cardiovascular disorders, specifically systolic heart failure.Dr. Surdulescu establishes a great relationship with her patients and wants to bring individualized care in a cost-effective and timely manner while also bringing the highest quality of care to all of her patients.