T. Cristina Sardinha, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Colorectal Surgeon and General Surgeon located in Manhasset Hills, New Hyde Park, NY & Lindenwood, Howard Beach, NY

About Dr. T. Cristina Sardinha, MD, FACS, FASCRS

T. Cristina Sardinha, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is a board-certified surgeon on the team at Progressive Surgical Care, an exceptional surgery practice with locations in Manhasset Hills in New Hyde Park and the Lindenwood area in Howard Beach, New York. She specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

Dr. Sardinha was born, raised, educated, and trained in Brazil. She earned her medical degree from Bahian School of Medicine and Public Health and completed residencies in general and trauma surgery at the University of Sao Paulo, including working under the leadership of internationally renowned colorectal surgeon Dr. Angelita Habr-Gama.

Dr. Sardinha eventually relocated to the United States and completed a research fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic campus in Florida and a general surgery chief residency at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York. She returned to the Cleveland Clinic in Florida for a clinical fellowship in colorectal surgery under the leadership of Dr. Steven Wexner.

With more than 20 years of experience as a surgeon, Dr. Sardinha is highly regarded in her field. She’s certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, has authored numerous publications, and frequently speaks at international surgical conferences.

She is president-elect for the New York Surgical Society and will be the second female president ever in the oldest, most prestigious surgical organization in the country. She’s admired by her peers, is the doctor’s doctor, and has won numerous awards for surgical education.

She has been elected voluntary attending surgeon of the year at Long Island Jewish Medical Center two times. She is most proud of the “Straight from the Heart” award given to her as the most compassionate surgeon at LIJMC.

Dr. Sardinha treasures family time and is grateful for the love of her patients.  Her greatest accomplishment is being the mother to her son Lucas.

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T. Cristina Sardinha, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is a board-certified surgeon on the team at Progressive Surgical Care, an exceptional surgery practice with locations in Manhasset Hills in New Hyde Park and the Lindenwood area in Howard Beach, New York. She specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

Dr. Sardinha was born, raised, educated, and trained in Brazil. She earned her medical degree from Bahian School of Medicine and Public Health and completed residencies in general and trauma surgery at the University of Sao Paulo, including working under the leadership of internationally renowned colorectal surgeon Dr. Angelita Habr-Gama.

Dr. Sardinha eventually relocated to the United States and completed a research fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic campus in Florida and a general surgery chief residency at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York. She returned to the Cleveland Clinic in Florida for a clinical fellowship in colorectal surgery under the leadership of Dr. Steven Wexner.

With more than 20 years of experience as a surgeon, Dr. Sardinha is highly regarded in her field. She’s certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, has authored numerous publications, and frequently speaks at international surgical conferences.

She is president-elect for the New York Surgical Society and will be the second female president ever in the oldest, most prestigious surgical organization in the country. She’s admired by her peers, is the doctor’s doctor, and has won numerous awards for surgical education.

She has been elected voluntary attending surgeon of the year at Long Island Jewish Medical Center two times. She is most proud of the “Straight from the Heart” award given to her as the most compassionate surgeon at LIJMC.

Dr. Sardinha treasures family time and is grateful for the love of her patients.  Her greatest accomplishment is being the mother to her son Lucas.


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Major Insurances Accepted

We are in network with the following insurances. If you do not see your insurance listed here or have further questions, please give our office a call. Thank you!

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Emblem Health (GHI and HIP)
Fidelis
HealthCare Partners
Humana
Local 1199
MagnaCare
Medicare
Oxford
United Healthcare
Workers Compensation