Dr. Cristina Checka, MD

Dr. Cristina Checka, MD

General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 42
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

(646) 468-6741

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
35

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Checka to family and friends
4.3
based on 8 total reviews (1 with 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)

in Pearland, TX |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Checka accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Checka has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist St. John Hospital
18300 Saint John Dr
Houston, TX 77058
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The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX 77030
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