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Andreea Antonescu-Turcu, MD

Andreea Antonescu-Turcu, MD

Vice Chairman, Associate Professor
Chief of Medicine Zablocki VA Medical Center, Vice Chair of Medicine Zablocki VA Medical Center

"My personal philosophy can be summed up by the quote by Sir William Osler, “The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.”"

Zablocki VA Medical Center

(414) 384-2000




  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certification

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Hospital Affiliations

  • Zablocki VA Medical Center
  • Froedtert Hospital

Patient Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Romanian

Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • ALS Related Respiratory Insufficiency
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Circulatory Shock
  • General Pulmonary Medicine
  • Lung Cancer
  • Multiple Organ Failure
  • Narcolepsy
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
  • Sepsis

Treatments & Services

  • Advanced Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Evaluation of Pap Equipment
  • Navigational Bronchoscopy
  • PleurX™ Catheter Placement
  • Pulmonary Function Interpretation
  • Sleep Study Interpretation
  • Ventilator Set Up and Maintenance

Clinic Locations

Zablocki VA Medical Center

5000 West National Avenue
Milwaukee WI,  53295-1000
(414) 384-2000
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I was born and raised in Romania, where I graduated from medical school.  Immediately after graduation, my husband and I moved to Chicago, IL.  We spent six years there while I completed my residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine.  I joined the faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2005.  For the first seven years, I practiced at both Froedtert and the Zablocki VA Medical Center.  I became Chief of Medicine at the Zablocki VA Medical Center in 2012and I only see patients there.  I am truly committed to excellent patient centered care.

My family and I love the Midwest.  In our free time we enjoy outdoor activities, running, biking, hiking and also traveling.

Education / Training

  • Doctor of Medicine - Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy - Bucharest, Romania (1992-1998)
  • Residency in Internal Medicine - Loyola University Medical Center - Maywood, IL (1999-2002)
  • Fellowship in Pulmonary & Critical Care - Loyola University Medical Center - Maywood, IL (2002-2005)