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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina

Pediatrics
NY
36 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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
2 placentas: Dichorionic means that they have two different placentas, and most certainly two amniotic sacs.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No: The obstetrician would make his/her desicion at the beginning of labor. When you start contracting and any of the twins is still in malposition (means... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Epstein pearls: White spots appearing on the gums and the roof of the mouth (palate) are called epstein pearls.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Congenital rubella: If you don't have immunity against rubella, you can easily contract it from any children around your, who might be just slightly symptomatic. In this ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
2-3 d after delivery: The approximate time to stay in the hospital after delivery 2 days if normal vaginal and 3 days after c-section.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
High risk: The multiple pregnancies always considered to be the high-risk pregnancies, since they do have much more complications.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: If they are in one sac, it's possible.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: You will be able to work might be not through the whole pregnancy, but most definitively during the 1st and 2nd trimester, also depending on what type... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Symptomatically: There is no documented cases anymore in the world from 2004, according to cdc website. The treatment is alleviating the symptoms, nothing specific.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: The baby is born with surfactant and continue to produce it after delivery. Premature babies have a huge deficiency of it and run into the respiratory... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Not necessarely: It's pretty common to have a transient brachial plexus injury during difficult vaginal delivery of the large infants. In most cases it's temporarily f... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: Due to a mistake in cell division; due to inheritance of the extra chromosomal material from one or both of the parents; increased maternal age, p... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Small: If there is no active bleeding wounds, the chances are small. The cdc and american academy of pediatrics do not contraindicate the breastfeeding in mo... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Not: They are different chromosomal abnormalities. Patau is trisomy of chromosome 13. Hemophilia a and b are x-chromosome linked recessive disorders with... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Mask & hand washing: Wearing a mask and good hand hygiene may prevent spreading the respiratory infections to your newborn. Breastfeeding is another protective measure for... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Respiratory symptoms: In general, severe acute respiratory syndrome (sars), begins with a high fever (temp >100.4°f [>38.0°c]). Other symptoms may include headache, an ove... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Multiple: The original torch complex described clinically similar congenital infections caused by toxoplasma gondii, rubella virus, cytomegalovirus, herpes simp... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Inhouse neonatologis: It's very important to have as a back up plan a neonatologist inhouse, who is specialized in a neonatal intensive care, even you are planning to have... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Assesment: The first visit to your doctor usually includes the basic history taken and physical exam with assessment and treatment of the acute problem (if you ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
They are diff.tumors: Schwannoma - a neoplasm originating from schwann cells (of the myelin sheath) of peripheral or sympathetic neurons, or from various cranial nerves, p... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No: Down syndrome is usually almost 90% can be diagnosed prenatally. Visit your obstetrician as soon as you became pregnant and follow with all tests and ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
High for your sons: It seems like you are a carrier, since your brother twin have disease. The hemophilia is linked to x-chromosome, so 1/2 of your sons will develop it, ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Genetics consult: Talk to genetics, the child may need in depth assessment by them for additional chromosomal testings or other inhereted diseases.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
19,800 cases annualy: There are several type of strep infections exist. Streptococcus agalactiae or group b streptococcus (group b strep) causing sepsis and meningitis in ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Depends: Depends what condition you have.... You have to tell more to get an answer what you are looking for....
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Bony-like: Meningioma is predominantly benign (~ 92%) set of tumors arising from the brain linings. They grow slowly. Some meningiomas contain cysts or calcifie... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Needs to be seen: It can be warts (HPV virus) or molluscs, check with your PCP. Needs to be seen to get the right treatment.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Visit your doc: You might have an hpv virus or warts. Visit your doctor you needs to be seen. Use condoms from now on for protective sex.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
See below: It's nothing to do with your diet, sorry. It's physiological at this age and will go away as she grows. The newborn's ger relates to their liquid die... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Dichloran: 1. For laboratory use. 2. Toxic. Toxic if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin. Irritating to eyes, skin, and respiratory system. Possibl... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Low BP: I think you are light headed from a low blood pressure. Check with your provider in regards of your asthma medications and effect on the BP. Your fami... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
You should be OK: But wait for the next period to come. If not - check the pregnancy test. Plan B is only 95% effective if taken within 24 hrs period
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Drug screening: not every newborn would be screened for the drugs, only those who condition seems to be affected by it: clinically or inherited, or if there is a mate... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Needs to be checked: Can be anything : allergy, virus, scabies, ets
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
I don’t think so: But there are no studies for it.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Laryngitis/croup: Sounds like a laryngitis or croup, which is an inflammation of the vocal cords mostly from the virus and common among the young children. I usually re... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: He might have a floppy airways if sleeps on his belly relief the symptoms. Get evaluation at your pediatric office or get an ENT referral.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Medical field: Neonatology is a pediatric sub-specialty dialing with the newborn care, diagnosis, treatment and development.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Pertussis vaccine: Is a vaccine preventing from a pertussis, or whooping cough. It's commonly given in the different combination with the two other vaccines: diphtheria ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Foramen ovale: Foramen ovale is one of the physiological shunts in the fetal heart between right and left atrium. It closes shortly after newborn period, when system... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Same as a floppy bab: The condition refers to an infant with generalized hypotonia ( muscle weakness) presenting at birth or in early life.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
It's his nature: You have probably very curious and bright child. It's a normal behavior for his age.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Visit OB/GYN office: It can be multiple things: ovarian torsion, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stone, infection, std, etc.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
It stuck: It stuck in the esophagus ( the tube that connects your throat and the stomach). Flash with the glass of water, if it wouldn't resolve, see your docto... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Take: Take a Folic Acid 400 mcg daily. Don’t smoke & drink. Visit your OB regularly. Have vaccines up to date.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
What kind and where: You should talk to your pediatrician about it. Usually if topical anti-fungal not working, systemic medications are administered.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: Scarlet fever. If left untreated, even if the illness resolves, the individual can be at risk of developing rheumatic fever or rheumatic heart disease... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: It may be an allergy/eczema to a formula your baby is taking, or a sign of some other diseases. Visit your pediatrician for a check up.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Not: I would not recommend any anty-emetics to your child at this age.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Stop taking them: You have to stop taking them. Talk to you doctor about it. He/she would recommend you how to handle the problem or refer you to the neurologist.
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Testimonials
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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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