Pedro Rodrigo Sandoval, MD

Specialties:
General Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Surgery, Transplant Surgery
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Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Laparoscopic Living Donor Nephrectomy
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Pediatric Kidney Transplantation

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Associate Director of Surgical Fellowship at Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

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Virtual Visits/Telehealth

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Phone Appointments

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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Universidad Central del Ecuador, Faculty of Medical Sciences (Ecuador)
  • Residency: Case Western Reserve Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Research

Research Interests

  • Renal Transplant Outcomes

Selected Publications

Ratner LE, Sandoval PR. When Disaster Strikes: Death of a Living Organ Donor; American Journal of Transplantation; 2010; 10 1577-1581

Guarrera JV, Alkofer BJ, Sandoval PR, Feirt N, Samstein B, Smith E, Marshman D, Cogswell C, Vanatta J, Brown Jr R, Emond JC, Renz JF. Discovery of diffuse biliary microhamartomas during liver procurement; Liver Transplantation; 2007; 13 1470-1472

Tanriover B, Mohan S, Cohen DJ, Radhakrishnan J, Nikolas TL, Stone PW, Tsapepas DS, Crew RJ, Dube GK, Sandoval PR, Samstein B, Dogan E, Gaston RS, Tanriover JN, Ratner LE, Hardy MA. Kidneys at higher risk of discard: expanding the role of dual kidney transplantation; American Journal of Transplantation; 2014 Feb; 14(2); 404-415

Tsapepas DS, Mohan S, Tanriover B, Dube GK, Crew RJ, Cohen DJ, Hardy MA, Sandoval PR, Ratner LE. Impact of small variations in the delivered dose of rabbit antithymocyte induction therapy in kidney transplantation with early corticosteroid withdrawal; Transplantation; 2012 Aug; 94(4); 325-330