Daniela Zgherea, MD

Daniela Zgherea, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Pulmonology

Appointments Available in: Minneapolis, St. Paul, Minnetonka & Gillette, accepting new patients 



  • Pediatric Pulmonology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center – Cincinnati, OH


  • Pediatrics, State Medical & Pharmaceutical University “N.Teststrongitanu” — Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (2001-2002)
  • Pediatrics, Maimonides Infants and Children’s Hospital – Brooklyn, NY (2007-2010)

Medical School

  • State Medical & Pharmaceutical University “N.Teststrongitanu” — Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (1995-2001)


  • Nurse school, RN degree — Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (1991-1995)

Professional interests

  • Difficult to treat asthma
  • Chronic cough
  • Aerodigestive pathologies
  • Quality Improvement
  • Flexible bronchoscopy

Board Certification

  • General Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Pulmonology


  • D. Zgherea, S. Pagala, M. Mendiratta, M.G. Marcus, S.P. Shelov, M. Kazachkov. Bronchoscopic findings in children with chronic wet cough. Pediatrics 2012 129:e364-e369; doi:10.1542/peds.2011-0805

Personal Bio

Hailing from the Republic of Moldova, Dr. Zgherea’s native language is Romanian. She is also fluent in Russian. Daniela and her husband Yuriy have two school-age boys. They enjoy outdoor activities, travel and gourmet recipes.