Dr. Cristina Checka, MD

Dr. Cristina Checka, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Cristina Checka, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Michigan State U, College Of Human Medicine in 2003 and specializes in general surgery.

420 E 66th St Apt 5H

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Checka performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Lump
very high
more than 92% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Checka's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Michigan State U, College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Nyu School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Checka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Checka's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Checka to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Checka's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Checka and her staff took an eternity letting my mother know the results of her tests. They lingered and lingered. They first noticed a spot on her lunch on March 13th and we did not get the results of the CAT scan until April 1st. You could not run any other business this inefficiently and...more
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