Dr. Ecaterina Sartina

Pediatrics
NY
37 years experience female

Locations

Staten Island University Hospital

Staten Island, NY

Address

475 Seaview Ave, Staten Island, NY
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

CorVel Corporation

Medicaid

UnitedHealthcare

Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Health Partners Of Philadelphia Inc

CIGNA Health Care

About

Bio

Neonatologist at Mednax/Pediatrix, UPMC Pinnacle, PA

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Neonatology

Languages spoken

English, Russian, Ukrainian

Doctor Q&A

568 Answers
465 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
TORCH symptoms:: Fever; difficulties feeding; small areas of bleeding under the skin, causing the appearance of small reddish or purplish spots; enlargement of the liv... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
No: Not anymore. Since 2004 there have not been any known cases of sars reported anywhere in the world.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
I don't miss it ...: When the virus doesn't have an object to live in, it can't be viable.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Small: Pvl is more common in premature than term infants, and occurs more frequently with decreasing gestational age and size. Study showed the incidence of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
No: Approximately 45% of trisomy 13 ( or patau syndrome) babies die within their first month of life; up to 70% in the first six months; and over 70% by o... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
There is no SARS: Sars virus is not registered anymore in the world. If you would like to have a prevention from current flu epidemic, it would be enough of getting fl... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Unknown: Neonatal group b streptococcal disease. Rates in the developing world remain largely uncharacterized because, in many settings, causes of illness and... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Not known: It isn't clear what causes a meningioma. It remains unknown either of genes you inherited, or things you're exposed to in your environment or a combin... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Why?: It's physiological reflex, which is regulated by the babies needs, his sucking abilities and hormonal response. As the baby growing, the milk product... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Yes: If you are comfortable, yes.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Not : Plethora is not painful. It's describing a very red, ruddy skin color, which may be associated with the dilatation of the superficial blood vessels ( ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Spleen: Spleen is a major organ of clearing the damaged red blood cells from the blood.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
For the follow up: It's usually necessary for you and your reffering doctor for y to be insure that your recovery is going well and without complications, and you comp... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
For normal child: Get vit k upon delivery as per any newborn routine care. It will decrease chances of hemolytic disease of newborn significantly. If you are concerned... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
A lot: It will definitively help with anemia of prematurity; it might decrease frequency of episodes apnea and desaturation; it will boost an immune system... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Most likely: It depends from your hereditary descent. In pathological cases any damaged liver diseases can give you a yellow skin color.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
May be nothing: it's hard to tell without seeing it. It's may be an acne. Keep your skin clean and moisturized. Monitor the progression, if getting worse or concerned... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Milia: Milia is a harmless skin problem, caused by the obstruction of the oil gland (sebaceous), common under the eyes. Primary Newborn milia caused by under... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Check with PCP: If you are coughing long enough and it gets worse, you should get a check up with your doctor. It's difficult to say without examination. It might be ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Not: bed bug is harder to get rid off.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Pregnancy related. : Visit your OB/ GYN for the check up. You will get more clarifications. The above mentioned vitamins are a questionable cause for you nausea, but pregn... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Good question!: When you plan to visit your doc try to be prepared. When your problem started? Was it acute onset or slow, what time of the day, how long does it las... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Yes and no: You can. It will relax the baby before sleep. Don't use the soap though on the daily basis (only once a week). But you can skip a day or two and use ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
5- 6 folds incresed: Siblings of sids victims have a 5-to-6-fold increased risk of dying of sids. Twin siblings have a two-fold increased risk of sids. However, the risk t... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Like hotel rooms: The delivery rooms are like small hotel rooms, with the single bed, armchair, shower and newborn resuscitation table. Here is the image of the deli... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
It's increased: Some study showed, that the rate of breech recurrence in a second consecutive pregnancy was 9.9%, and in a third consecutive pregnancy (after two prio... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Due date: Based on your last menstrual period: lmp - 3 months + 7 days.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Yes: It's a very good idea. Different hospitals have a different programs regarding the education for the future parents. Most of the hospitals have an e... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Preeclampsia compli : Hellp syndrome is a life-threatening obstetric complication usually considered to be a variant or complication of pre-eclampsia. Both conditions usual... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Pedal pushing : I think the link below would be helpful: http://www.Babycentre.Co.Uk/a1011464/lets-play-7-weeks.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See below: Multiple pregnancy is considering to be a high risk pregnancy. Neonatologist always assist during the labors. The single baby delivery if there is no ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Dissapearance of one: Vanishing twin syndrome is the identification of a multifetal gestation with subsequent disappearance of one or more fetuses. In vanishing twin syndro... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Yes: Hyperemesis gravidarum (severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy) having a multiple pregnancy is one of the risk factors of this disease. The o... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Well: Who doesn't like doctors! well, seriously you can't force anyone, unless it is a psychiatric patient out of their mind, aggressive and trying to hur... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
?: Depends who is your pet. Birds, reptiles, etc., do not need any preparation. The dogs and cats are usually loyal to children. But it depends from th... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
A hospital bag: A picture id, a birth plan, insurance information, camera, cell phone and charger pen, paper personal hygienic items (toothbrush, toothpaste... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Different: Urine, blood, ultrasound, - are some of them.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Fraternal: More than 30% are monozygotic twins and nearly 70% are dizygotic. http://www.bjmg.edu.mk/record.asp?subrecordid=571 http://www.Sogc.Org/health/p... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Most likely: It depends how many weeks gestation you are now. Since the malpositioned twin might still rotate to a vertex position close to a term age. On the othe... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Bilirubin: Bilirubin is a product of degradation of the red blood cells (rbc). When the bilirubin is in excess in the blood, than jaundice occurs (total bilirubi... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Both: They might be both: genetic and acquired.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Rubella virus is a: Pathological virus, causing a disease called rubella, or 3 -day measles, or german measles; and characterized by 3 days rash and fever. Rubella is a c... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
YES: It's category x: study demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities. This drug should not be used in women who are or may become pregnant be... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
You can try: It doesn't hurt.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Keep trying: To have the formula from a bottle is easier for a baby because of the nipple opening is wider. It's much harder for them to get a milk from the breast... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Check with OB/GYN MD: Sorry, but you have to see the doctor. Even you are menstruating, it shouldn't stop you. Only after the physical examination, proper treatment can be ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
It can be fungus: It can be a fungal infection, but without seen and culturing, it's difficult to say. Check with your obstetrician and stop suffering, get a proper tr... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Genetics consult: I would refer you to the genetics consult or you can ask your question online at the office of rare disease research, which can provide you with more ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
ABx side effects: The baby exposure to prolonged course or broad spectrum antibiotics has an adverse side effects on the infant's guts flora, by the inhibiting the good... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Smaller than average: Microcephaly is a neurodevelopmental disorder in which the circumference of the head is more than two standard deviations smaller than average for the... Read More
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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
Feb 9, 2016
Great Pediatrician, you would do well to have your children followed and treated by her. Excellent knowledge and everyday tips to help parents with their kids in health and illness.
May 11, 2013
Dr Sartina provides exceptional information in pediatrics/ neonatology. She is providing a valuable service to the public via Healthtap. I recommend Dr. Sartina.
Mar 3, 2013
Genuine, knowledgeable, and caring evident through his answers. Highly recommended.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you! A lot of people tell her she is too skinny. She eats well, so no one should be calling her anorexic. This makes me feel better!
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Ik!! I can't I don't produce enuff milk on my 2 child and I didn't w the 1st one and she is fine I was just asking been using enfamil 4 6wks
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We have the NHS in England so we dont have to pay for our daughters surgery. The hospital have sent the vegitation off to try and grow thing

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Odessa State Medical University
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University, Mount Sinai Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital, NY, NY

Awards

Travel Grant for Pdiaic Acaec Societies' Annual Meetingtin, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company
Travel Award for Pediaic Academic Socities' Annual Meeting, AAP
Advancing Newborn Medicine Fellowship Research, IKARIA

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
Russian American Medical Association
Florida Medical Society

Publications

Antagonism of CXCR7 attenuates chronic hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension
Antagonism of CXCR7 Attenuates Neonatal Chronic Hypoxia-Induced Pulmonary Hypertension.
Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy in a Neonatal Long Term Reparative Effects of Mesenchyl Model of BPD
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