Our Office Updates As of 2021

CRSSY is now having office hours on Saturdays and Sundays. We are also offering Colonoscopies on Saturdays. For more information or if you wish to schedule an appointment, please Contact Us Now.

Mala M. Balakumar, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, ASCRS, Colorectal Surgeon

Dr. BalakumarDr. Mala Balakumar, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, Vice Chair of the CME committee of ASCRS, joins our Garden City practice after 7 years of private practice in New Rochelle, NY and was the Division Chair of Colorectal Surgery at Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester. Dr. Balakumar is certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Balakumar is a colon and rectal surgeon with the expertise you deserve. Contact our Garden City or East Setauket offices today to learn more.


Receiving her medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completing her surgical internship and residency in New York at NYU, Bellevue, VA hospitals in Manhattan and New York Hospital in Queens, Dr. Balakumar went on to complete her Colon and Rectal Surgery fellowship at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and has completed a clinical fellowship in endorectal ultrasound and anorectal physiology/manometry at Memorial Sloan Kettering.


Dr. Balakumar has served as Assistant Clinical Professor for Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan. She has also served as the Division Chief of Colorectal Surgery and preceptor for medical students at Montefiore-New Rochelle.

Dr. Balakumar is dedicated to promoting the understanding of colorectal issues and disease throughout the community and remains very active in numerous programs and health events.

Video: Dr. Mala Balakumar

Mala M. Balakumar, MD, FACS, FASCRS is a colorectal surgeon at CRSSNY. She discusses her life and background, both inside and outside of her work. She does frequent community outreach volunteer work in the Long Island area.

Dr. Balakumar's hospital affiliations include:

  • Mt. Sinai Oceanside
  • Winthrop University Hospital
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • North Shore University Hospital-LIJ @ Manhasset
Colon & Rectal Surgical Specialists of New York staff

Colon & Rectal Surgical Specialists of New York

The Colon & Rectal Surgical Specialists of New York provide comfortable, discreet, and private care from five locations throughout Long Island and Queens. Every member of our team is a respected leader in their field, and each is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. We provide a complete set of services related to your colorectal health, including:

To request a consultation with our physicians, please fill out our online form or call (516) 248-2422.

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Garden City Office

1100 Franklin Ave
Ste 203
Garden City, NY 11530

Open Today 9:00am - 7:00pm

Manhasset Office

1155 Northern Blvd
2nd Floor
Manhasset, NY 11030

Open Today 9:00am - 6:30pm

Nesconset Office

61 Southern Blvd
Nesconset, NY 11767

Open Today 9:00am - 5:00pm

Greenlawn Office

5 Cuba Hill Rd
West Entrance
Greenlawn, NY 11740

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510 Broadhollow Rd.
Ste 309
Melville, NY 11747

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