Dr. Sandra Kristiansen, MD

Dr. Sandra Kristiansen, MD

Cosmetic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Sandra Kristiansen, MD is a cosmetic surgery specialist in Westborough, MA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara in 1978 and specializes in cosmetic surgery.Read her story

24 Lyman St Ste 160

Westborough, MA 01581

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Dr. Kristiansen's Experience

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

Dr. Kristiansen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kristiansen "Sandra Vasquez Kristiansen, MD. is a board certified physician focusing on cosmetic surgery and anti-aging since 1997. In 2000 Dr. Vasquez Kristiansen became one of the pioneers in the use of Tumescent Anesthesia, the local anesthesia technique used in many minimal-invasive procedures today, such as SmartLipo liposuction, Fat Transfer (Brazilian Butt Lift) and Tummy Tuck. She was the first physician in the area to perform both EVLT™ and VNUS Closure® procedures in her practice and was featured on CBS Evening News in 2001. WATCH: Dr. Vasquez Kristiansen on CBS Evening News in 2001 Dr Vasquez Kristiansen's vast degree of experience in minimal-invasive procedures, combined with her extensive ongoing training in the field of Liposuction, Fat Transfer techniques and Regenerative Medicine, has led her to the forefront among her peers. In 2006 Dr. Vasquez Kristiansen was again featured on CBS Evening News. This time for her pioneering of Mesotherapy treatment techniques in the US. Dr Vasquez Kristiansen has been licensed in New York and Massachusetts for over 20 years. She graduated medical school (Cum Laude) at Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico. After graduating, she spent one year as a teaching assistant in the department of Cardiology at the U.A.G. and one year of General Surgery Rotating Internship. WATCH: Dr. Vasquez Kristiansen on CBS Evening News in 2006 Her post-graduate medical training was at Lincoln Medical Center (an affiliate of New York Medical College) in New York and UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, a major teaching affiliate of University of Texas Medical School. Here she authored and co-authored several scientific articles, while doing clinical and research work. After being board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Vasquez Kristiansen worked in ER, managed care and at the Wound Care before starting her specialization in cosmetic surgery in 1997. With her roots in the Latin-American culture (born and raised in beautiful Cartagena, Colombia), diversified experience and a natural eye for esthetic beauty, Dr. Vasquez Kristiansen is recognized by peers and patients for her outstanding results in body-sculpting."


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1  Specialties

  • Cosmetic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Lincoln Med Center Ny
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Southwestern Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Sw Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kristiansen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Dr. Kristiansen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kristiansen to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Kristiansen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I met with the office manager/husband of Dr. Kristiansen. He seemed extremely nervous in answering any questions I had. I asked how she is qualified could not answer. I asked what machine they use for lipo, he could not answer. I asked of her credentials he said MD and had training for lipo...more
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