Pedro Rodrigo Sandoval, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC

Current Administrative Positions

  • Associate Director of Surgical Fellowship at Columbia University Irving Medical Center

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: 212-305-6469

This provider sees pediatric patients

Pedro Rodrigo Sandoval, MD

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Laparoscopic Living Donor Nephrectomy
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
  • Transplant Surgery, Pediatric

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Education and Training

  • Universidad Central del Ecuador, Faculty of Medical Sciences (Ecuador)
  • Residency: Case Western Reserve Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center


  • CUMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
  • CUMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

    3959 Broadway
    New York, NY 10032
  • CUMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Elderplan [Medicare Managed Care]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs Plan]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Committees / Societies / Memberships

  • Member, the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)
  • Colegio Medico de Pichincha, Quito, Ecuador
  • Member, the Medical Board at LiveOnNY


Ratner LE, Sandoval PR. When Disaster Strikes: Death of a Living Organ Donor; American Journal of Transplantation; 2010; 10 1577-1581

Guarrera JV, Alkofer BJ, Sandoval PR, Feirt N, Samstein B, Smith E, Marshman D, Cogswell C, Vanatta J, Brown Jr R, Emond JC, Renz JF. Discovery of diffuse biliary microhamartomas during liver procurement; Liver Transplantation; 2007; 13 1470-1472

Tanriover B, Mohan S, Cohen DJ, Radhakrishnan J, Nikolas TL, Stone PW, Tsapepas DS, Crew RJ, Dube GK, Sandoval PR, Samstein B, Dogan E, Gaston RS, Tanriover JN, Ratner LE, Hardy MA. Kidneys at higher risk of discard: expanding the role of dual kidney transplantation; American Journal of Transplantation; 2014 Feb; 14(2); 404-415

Tsapepas DS, Mohan S, Tanriover B, Dube GK, Crew RJ, Cohen DJ, Hardy MA, Sandoval PR, Ratner LE. Impact of small variations in the delivered dose of rabbit antithymocyte induction therapy in kidney transplantation with early corticosteroid withdrawal; Transplantation; 2012 Aug; 94(4); 325-330