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Dr. Teresita Santiago-Escalera, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology* Age 41
Dr. Teresita Santiago-Escalera, MD
3.7 (13 Ratings)

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Dr. Teresita Santiago-Escalera, MD is an Obstetrician Gynecologist in East Meadow, NY.
Dr. Teresita Santiago-Escalera, MD
3.7 (13 Ratings)
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Dr. Teresita Santiago-Escalera, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology* Age 41
East Meadow, NY
Accepting new patients
16 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Teresita Santiago-Escalera, MD is an Obstetrician Gynecologist in East Meadow, NY.

About

Dr. Teresita Santiago-Escalera, MD is an Obstetrician Gynecologist in East Meadow, NY and has 16 years experience. They graduated from Ponce Health Sciences University School of Medicine in 2008 and completed a residency at New York Medical College/ Metropolitan Hospital Medical Center.They currently practice at Nassau University Medical Center and are affiliated with Plainview Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital. Dr. Santiago-Escalera has experience treating conditions like Uterine Fibroids and Uterine Cancer among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Santiago-Escalera received an average rating of 3.7/5 from patients and has been reviewed 13 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Santiago-Escalera also speaks Spanish. Dr. Santiago-Escalera is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Uterine Fibroids
Uterine Cancer
Hysteroscopy
Uterine Fibroids
Uterine Cancer
Hysteroscopy
Atrophic Vaginitis
Cervicitis
Fallopian Tube Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Obesity
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Osteoporosis
Ovarian Cysts
Perimenopause
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
Hysterosalpingo Sonography
Obstetric Ultrasound
Abdominal Disorders
Abnormal Menstruation
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Acute Vaginitis
Adenomyosis
Anemia of Pregnancy
Asherman Syndrome
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Bacterial Vaginosis
Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
Breech Position
Cervical Cancer
Cervical Polyps
Cervix Carcinoma
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
Ectopic Pregnancy
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Endometriosis
Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Gestational Diabetes
Gestational Hypertension
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
Hemorrhoids
High Risk Pregnancy
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hypertension
Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
Intrauterine Growth Restriction
Mastodynia
Maternal Anemia
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menopause
Menstrual Cramps
Miscarriages
Multiple Gestation
Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
Osteopenia
Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Diseases
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Pelvic Abscess
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Pelvic Pain
Pelvic Support Problems
Placenta Previa
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Preeclampsia
Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
Pregnancy
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Premenstrual Syndrome
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Salpingitis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sickle Cell Disease
Symptomatic Menopause
Trichomoniasis
Tubal Pregnancy
Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Carcinoma
Uterine Diseases
Uterine Polyp
Uterine Prolapse
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginal Prolapse
Vaginal Yeast Infection
Yeast Infections
Abdominal Hysterectomy
Amniocentesis
Bacteriuria Screening
Biopsy
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Birth Control
Breast Cancer Screening
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Colposcopy
Dilation and Curettage
Dipstick Urinalysis
Endocervical Curettage
Endometrial Ablation
Endometrial Biopsy
Excision of Cervix
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
Fetal Cardiac Screening
Fetal Monitoring
Fetal Ultrasound
First Trimester Screening
Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
Gonorrhea Screening
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Gynecological Examination
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
Hysterectomy
Hysteroscopic Resection of Fibroids and Polyps
Hysteroscopy Sterilization
Incontinence Sling Procedure
Infertility Evaluation
Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
Laparoscopic Myomectomy
Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Mammography
Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
Myomectomy
Newborn Metabolic Screening
NovaSure® Ablation
Nuchal Translucency Screening
Oophorectomy
Open Hysterectomy
Operative Hysteroscopy
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cancer Screening
Pap Smear
Pelvic Exams
Phenylketonuria Screening
Pregnancy Non-Stress Test
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy Ultrasound
Prenatal Care and Counseling
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
STD Screening
Syphilis Screening
Thermachoice® Ablation
Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
Trichomoniasis Screening
Tubal Ligation
Urine Pregnancy Test
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
Vaginal Surgery
Vaginosis Screening
Vulvar Biopsy

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  • Tradition Silver 40/60 Low Rx
  • HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • United Healthcare

Locations

  1. 1 Nassau University Medical Center
    2201 Hempstead Tpke, East Meadow, NY 11554

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Santiago-Escalera
3.7
Based on 13 Reviews
5 Stars (8)
4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (0)
1 Star (4)

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Aug 16, 2023
Dr. Santiago-Escalera was very friendly, soft spoken, professional and thorough.
Sandy - Hicksville, NY — Aug 16, 2023
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About Me

Languages Spoken
Spanish
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Prenatal Care
Obstetric & Gynecologic Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Ponce Health Sciences University School of Medicine
    2008
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • University of Hawaii
    2009
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • New York Medical College/ Metropolitan Hospital Medical Center
    2010
Residency Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Teresita Santiago-Escalera, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Santiago-Escalera's profile.

Dr. Santiago-Escalera frequently treats the following conditions: Uterine Fibroids and Uterine Cancer. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Teresita Santiago-Escalera, MD is affiliated with Plainview Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Teresita Santiago-Escalera, MD holds board certification in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Plainview Hospital

    888 Old Country Rd, Plainview, NY

  • Lenox Hill Hospital

    100 E 77th St, New York, NY

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

    5645 Main St, Flushing, NY

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    270 05 76 Ave, New Hyde Park, NY

  • North Shore University Hospital

    300 Community Dr, Manhasset, NY