Dr. Cristina Ortega, MD

Dr. Cristina Ortega, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Cristina Ortega, MD is a family medicine specialist in East Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina in 1987 and specializes in family medicine.

893 Main St Ste 202

East Hartford, CT 06108

Contact Information

(860) 528-4124

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Ortega's Experience

Dr. Ortega's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Asylum Hill Family Practice
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Asylum Hill Family Practice Uconn Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Conn Surgery Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ortega has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ortega's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ortega to family and friends
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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  • 1

Dr. Ortega's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Coventry, CT
Dr Ortega has been my primary care doc for 4 years. She has never been rude or condescending in any way. I believe she is an excellent doc, always takes time to discuss any topics I ask about.
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in Storrs Mansfield, CT
Dr. Ortega was incredibly condescending, demeaning and rude. Never once during my physical did she ask if I had any concerns to discuss. She didn't even allow me to talk - She talked AT me for an hour. I am 15 lbs over ideal weight for my height. She literally said to me I want you to journal...more
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in Storrs Medical Center, CT
I am new to the area, I chose to make an appointment b/c ratings were ok . Since day 1 she had been very insensitive with me. The last few times I had to see her, were just awful experiences! She was very rude I felt rushed out. Never had I been made to feel like less of a person. I cannot...more
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