Dragos N Manta, MD

Dragos N Manta, MD
Appointed 07/01/10
2605A Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • Medicine - Community Campus: Critical Care, Pulmonary Medicine
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Pulmonary Medicine
  • Women's Health Network: Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: SUNY Stony Brook, 2009, Sleep Medicine
  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2008, Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • Residency: Case Western Reserve University, 2001, Internal Medicine
  • Internship: Carol Davila University of Medicine, 1998, Internal Medicine and General Surgery
  • MD: Carol Davila University of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania, 1997

Clinical Interests

  • Sleep Medicine (Sleep Apnea, Insomia, Parasomnias), Lung Cancer, Smoking-Related Lung Disease

Research Interests

  • Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders, Sleep Deprivation During Medical Training

Specialties & Certification

  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary Diseases
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asbestos Exposure
  • Asthma
  • Blood Clots
  • Chest Pain (Lung Related)
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD )
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) Caused by Injury
  • Costochondritis
  • Cough
  • Critical Illness Neuromyopathy
  • Critical Illnesses and Injuries
  • Cyanosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
  • Difficulty Breathing During Pregnancy
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Lymph Nodes
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome
  • Histiocytosis
  • Legionnaires' Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Nodes, Enlarged
  • Mesothelioma
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nicotine Withdrawal
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Recurrent Respiratory Infections
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Status Asthmaticus
  • Wheezing


  • Adults


  • Aerosol Treatments
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Venous Access
  • Cryotherapy of Bronchial Tree
  • Exercise Stress Test
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Return to Work Services
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Thoracentesis


  • American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Romanian

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

10/10/2013 Common sleep problems and treatments

Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/mantad
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/mantad
Sue Stearns, PhD

Sue Stearns, PhD
Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Sue Stearns, PhD, is one of four faculty members who teach Gross Anatomy to first-year medical students at SUNY Upstate. Students routinely cite this course as a favorite.

Steven Youngentob, PhD

Steven Youngentob, PhD
Associate Dean of Basic Research and Graduate Studies

Steven Youngentob, PhD, is at the forefront of research into alcohol addiction.

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