Provider Profile

Venkatesh Sasthakonar Esackimuthu MD
Gender: Male
NPI: 1043477466
 
Language:
English



Physician Bio:
Venkatesh Sasthakonar MBBS Director , Division of Bariatric Surgery Department of Surgery Nassau University Medical Center Dr Venkatesh Sasthakonar earned his medical degree from Mysore Medical College, India. He did his surgery residency at North Shore LIJ health system and graduated in 2007. He completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at New York Medical College and joined Nassau University Medical Center as Attending Faculty in 2008. Two years later he took over as Director of Bariatric Surgery and was successful in obtaining a Center of Excellence designation for the program. Dr Sasthakonar is board certified in general surgery and his interests include bariatric surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgery. He performs laparoscopic gastric bypass, lap band, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and other advanced laparoscopic procedures including colon resection, surgery for reflux, achalasia, hernia repairs, removal of spleen, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeries. For more information, Dr Sasthakonar can be contacted at: Department of Surgery Nassau University Medical Center 2201 Hempstead Turnpike East Meadow, NY 11554 Office Number: (516) 572-6703 Fax Number: (516) 572-5140

Expertise
Bariatric Surgery



Specialties Education
Surgery
Medical School:
Internship: North Shore University Hospital GME - Manhasset, Manhasset NY
Residency: North Shore University Hospital GME - Manhasset, Manhasset NY
Fellowship: Westchester Medical Center - GME, Valhalla NY

Primary Office Additional Offices
2201 Hempstead Tpke
East Meadow NY 11554
(516) 572-6703

Insurance Plans Accepted:
CIIPA - Clinical Integration Network IPA 
Affinity 
Cigna 
Tricare 
Pomco 
Oxford 
Multiplan (PHCS) 
Medicare 
MagnaCare 
Local 1199 
HIP 
HealthFirst 
GHI (PPO) 
Fidelis 
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield 
HealthPlus - Empire BCBS 
Liberty Health Plan 
Wellcare 
Empire United Health Care 
Medicaid 
Medicaid ADAP 
United Health Care 
Community Plan (UHC)