As a board-certified colorectal surgeon, Cesar Sanz, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, brings advanced education, training, and experience to the team at Colon & Rectal Surgical Specialists of New York. Headquartered in Garden City, NY, our practice provides access to a diverse team of specialists. Dr. Cesar Sanz has served as an attending colon and rectal surgeon for the North Shore LIJ Health System and has recently joined our team to provide service to patients throughout Long Island and Queens. He is also fluent in Spanish. Se habla español.
In 1994, Dr. Sanz received a degree in biology from the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts. From there, he went on to earn his doctorate in medicine in 1998 from the State University of New York, Health Science Center in Brooklyn, NY.
After earning his doctorate, Dr. Sanz continued studies in general surgery and colon and rectal surgery. He served as junior, senior, and chief resident during his time at the University of Medicine and Dentistry at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. In 2004, he finished his final fellowship in colorectal surgery. During this period, he achieved advanced expertise in all aspects of colon and rectal surgery.
Since 2004, Dr. Sanz has continued to hone his skills as a surgeon at Advanced Colon and Rectal Surgery LLC and PC, and as an attending colon and rectal surgeon in the North Shore LIJ Health System. He has received appointments to numerous hospitals, including Huntington Hospital and Southside Hospital. He is also a member of the North Shore LIJ Cancer Institute.
Dr. Sanz has also contributed to numerous medical journals and conducted extensive research. He also served as assistant professor of surgery at Hofstra/North Shore LIJ School of Medicine in Hempstead, NY. In 2005, he presented a paper before the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons National Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Sanz is certified in colon and rectal surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
Credentials and Memberships
Throughout his career, Dr. Sanz has received multiple certifications and licensures. He is licensed to provide advanced cardiac life support by the American Heart Association and advanced trauma life support by the American College of Surgeons.
In addition, he was certified by the New Jersey State Board of Examiners in 1999 and the Controlled Substance Registration in 2001. He retains a medical license to practice medicine in the state of New York and is board-certified in colon and rectal surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Sanz is a member of a variety of professional organizations, including:
- American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
- American College of Surgeons
- New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
- Nassau County Surgical Society
- American Medical Association
Dr. Sanz’s Hospital Affiliations include:
- North Shore University Hospital-LIJ @ Huntington
- North Shore University Hospital-LIJ @ Southside
- North Shore University Hospital-LIJ @ Plainview
Schedule a Consultation
If you are experiencing symptoms of colorectal issues, or if you would like to schedule an exam, Dr. Sanz and the compassionate staff at CRSSNY are here to help you. No referral is necessary. You can contact us online or call one of our six offices located throughout Long Island and Queens.