Kristin Sandrowski, MD

Kristin Sandrowski, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in Upper Extremity Surgery focusing on the hand, wrist and elbow. She earned her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and completed her Residency training at The Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, a top five nationally ranked orthopaedic department that provides care for the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers, and 76ers. Dr. Sandrowski then completed an additional year of advanced fellowship training in Hand and Upper Extremity surgery at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.

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Education and Training

  • B.A. Biology and Political Science - New York University
  • M.D. - Jefferson Medical College
  • Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery - The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery - New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center
  • Milford Surgical Center

Team Affiliations

  • Bassick High School
  • Bunnell High School
  • Central High School
  • Fairfield Ludlowe High School
  • Fairfield Warde High School
  • Harding High School
  • Masuk High School
  • Notre Dame High School
  • St. Joseph's High School
  • Stratford High School
  • Trumbull High School

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Conditions and Treatments

Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder

Treatment

Recovery

Educational Videos

Full Biography

Kristin Sandrowski, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in Upper Extremity Surgery focusing on the hand, wrist and elbow. Kristin graduated from Trumbull High School and went on to attend New York University where she graduated with a double major in biology and political science. She earned her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha, Hobart Amory Hare and George McClellan Surgical Honor Societies.

Dr. Sandrowski completed her Residency training at The Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, a top five nationally ranked orthopaedic department that provides care for the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers, and 76ers. Dr. Sandrowski then completed an additional year of advanced fellowship training in Hand and Upper Extremity surgery at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. There she learned a number of advanced techniques in Upper Extremity surgery including wide-awake surgery, nerve surgery, arthroscopy, arthroplasty and complex reconstruction. She has written numerous papers published in leading orthopaedic journals. In addition, she has contributed numerous presentations and surgical videos to national orthopaedic conferences. She is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Dr. Sandrowski has moved back to Connecticut with her husband, two daughters and dog. Her husband is Fire Fighter and Marine Corps Veteran.

Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Research and Publications

  • Sandrowski, Kristin MD, Graham, Jack, Knott, Samantha, Hickok, Noreen PhD Beredjiklian, Pedro K MD ,Rivlin, Michael MD. Sterility of Ethyl Chloride Spray. Hand (N.Y.). 2019 May 3. DOI 10.1177/1558944719846573
  • Alter, Todd MS, Sandrowski, Kristin MD, Ilyas, Asif MD. Complications following Volar plating of Distal Radius Fractures: A Meta Analysis  Journal of Wrist Surgery 2018 DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1667304
  • Kristin Sandrowski, MD, David Edelman, MS, Michael Rivlin, MD, Christopher Jones, MD, Mark Wang, MD, Gregory Gallant, MD and Pedro K Beredjiklian, MD. A prospective evaluation of adverse reactions to single dose intravenous antibiotic prophylaxis during outpatient hand surgery.  Hand (N.Y.). 2018 Jul 1. DOI: 10.1177/1558944718787264
  • Steven Raikin MD, Kristin Sandrowski MD, Justin M Kane MD, Brian S winters MD. Midterm Outcome of the Agility Total Ankle Arthroplasty. FAI 2017, June; 38(6): 662-670
  • Justin Kane MD, Kristin Sandrowski MD, Heather Saffel, Anthony Albanese Steven Raikin MD, David Pedowitz MD. The Epidemiology of Metatarsal Fractures. Foot and Ankle Specialist.Oct;8(5):354-9. doi: 10.1177/1938640015569768.