Rahel Teferra, M.D.

Healthcare Professional
Rahel Teferra, M.D.

Rahel Teferra, M.D.


Gondar College of Medical Sciences, Ethiopia Doctor of Medicine (MD). Nazareth Secondary School, Ethiopia Secondary School.

Internship and Residency:

  • Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC Internal Medicine Residency
    Assistant Chief Resident
  • Addis Ababa University Medical Faculty, Ethiopia Pediatrics Residency


  • University of Louisville Medical Center Sleep Fellowship
  • The Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship
  • George Washington University Health Policy Fellowship

Board Certification:

Internal Medicine – ABIM 2010
Pulmonary Medicine – ABIM 2012

Professional Organizations:

American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American College of Chest Physicians
American Thoracic Society


Best resident academic performance award (HUH 2010)

ATS travel award (ATS 2012)


Diagnosis and Management of Concomitant Cystic Fibrosis in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine. May 2013; 20(3): 113-116

Obstructive sleep apnea in bariatric surgery patients. Chest physician: Sept 2012 – P16

A community based study of urogenital chlamydia trachomatis in males aged fifteen years and above, Dembia District, northwest Ethiopia. Ethiop Med J. 2002 Jul; 40(3):251-7