Dr. Santa Nandi MD, Hepatologist
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Dr. Santa Nandi MD

Gastroenterologist | Gastroenterology

400 S Oyster Bay Rd Suite 307 Hicksville NY, 11801



Dr. Santa Nandi is a Gastroenterologist practicing in Hicksville, New York. Dr. Nandi specializes in the digestive system and diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract, which include organs from the mouth to the anus as well as liver disorders. Gastroenterology includes conditions such as hepatitis, peptic ulcer disease, colitis, nutritional problems, tumors/ neoplastic disorders and functional bowel disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Nandi performs office based colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures and provides accurate and thorough care for patients suffering from digestive issues.

Education and Training

Albert Einstein college of medicine Lij MD 1997

Albert Einstein LI campus Gastroenterology Fellowship 2000

University of Calcutta Masters in General Surgery 1993

University of Calcutta MBBS 1987

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine- Gastroenterology

Provider Details

Female English, Hindi, Bengali 35 years of experience
Dr. Santa Nandi MD
Dr. Santa Nandi MD's Expert Contributions
  • What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer - By Santa Nandi, MD

    What is colorectal cancer?Colorectal cancer is cancer of either the colon or rectum, which is located in the digestive tract's lower end. Some of the symptoms may include changes in the bowel movements, rectal bleeding, abdominal discomfort, weakness or fatigue, and unexplained weight loss. However,...

  • Meet Dr. Santa Nandi

    Santa Nandi, MD, FACG is a Gastroenterologist, practicing with Santa Nandi Gastroenterology in Hicksville, Long Island, New York. Her practice is certified by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities Inc. (AAAASF).Dr. Nandi is dedicated to educating her patients,...

  • Colorectal Cancer Screening - By Dr. Santa Nandi

    Colorectal cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancer, and is the second leading cause of cancer related death. Recently there have been some significant advances in the treatment of advanced cancers of the colon and rectum however, the only way to achieve a complete cure is an early...

  • Hepatitis C: Facts, Symptoms and Treatment - By Dr. Santa Nandi

    Hepatitis C is an infection in the liver that causes inflammation. It’s caused by the hepatitis C virus, which is spread through contaminated blood and body fluids from infected persons. There are approximately 3.9 million people in the United States with a diagnosis of hepatitis C, but there are...

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome - By Dr. Santa Nandi

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome, also referred to as IBS, is a very common disorder, and one of the leading causes for consulting a Gastroenterologist. While IBS can affect both men and women, it has been found to be significantly more prevalent in women. Symptoms typically include abdominal pain,...

  • Celiac disease?

    The entire celiac panel would need to be reviewed by your gastroenterologist. The gold standard for diagnosing celiac disease is upper GI endoscopy with duodenal biopsies. READ MORE

  • Inside swelling?

    I hope that you’ve been evaluated by a specialist for these symptoms. READ MORE

  • How to stop diarrhea?

    At your age I suggest that you avoid loperamide and visit a specialist if you still have symptoms. READ MORE

  • What could this be?

    Hope you have visited a physician by now. These are not situations that you should look to solve online. READ MORE

  • Why do I keep feeling sick after eating a banana?

    Don’t eat bananas READ MORE

  • Child stool?

    Please discuss this with the pediatrician READ MORE

  • What is causing this feeling and what do I do?

    Go to the emergency room right away please. READ MORE

  • I swallowed plastic?

    Get checked. Get to the ER or to your physician if you continue to have symptoms READ MORE

  • IBS treatment?

    Ideally your oncologist should be made aware of these symptoms immediately so they can provide treatment. What’s causing this recently worsened constipation is what you first need to determine. Is it due to reduced food intake from chemotherapy or is it something more serious, that’s what your oncology team must determine. READ MORE

  • Anal warts or knots?

    Likely thrombosis of external hemorrhoids but that can be diagnosed only after an examination. See your local physician READ MORE

  • Levaquin medication?

    You may benefit from stool tests to check for an infectious condition known as clostridium difficile colitis. Please let your oncologist know about your symptoms right away. Chemotherapy can also cause these symptoms however, use of antibiotics is a strong indicator of C Difficile colitis especially when immunosuppressed. READ MORE

  • Is my constipation serious?

    Try using a gentle laxative daily for 2 weeks and if it does not help then please see a physician. You’re young you wrote, and it may be related to your diet however, sometimes it can indicate a more serious condition even in young people. READ MORE

  • Low anion gap?

    This is a long discussion and I suggest that you make a scheduled appointment with a physician for further discussion. READ MORE

  • Stomach pain?

    Your symptoms are likely related to a gastrointestinal condition and are likely to benefit from GI specialty evaluation. Do. not use meds like lansoprazole if they make things worse. This class of meds are used for specific GI conditions and should not be used without a proper diagnosis especially if they are not improving your symptoms. READ MORE

  • Stomach pain?

    This needs evaluation by your physician. READ MORE

  • Stomach bug?

    What bug is it? Why don’t you see a physician and find out since it keeps coming back to you? READ MORE

  • Constipation for weeks?

    Please get evaluated by a gastroenterologist to rule out a more serious condition other than simple constipation. READ MORE

  • Restoralax while pregnant?

    Strong and stimulant laxatives are avoided during pregnancy. Colace is considered safer because it’s a stool softener. READ MORE

  • Unknown swelling?

    You seem to be losing protein, mainly Albumin. Please see a physician right away. READ MORE

  • What meals can I eat with gastritis?

    First, treat gastritis. If it’s caused by an infection then you will need specific combinations of antibiotics. If it’s related to your diet then you may check out LOW ACID food items online and try your best to follow that. Avoid NSAIDs aspirin and alcohol. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization



  • Acid Reflux
  • Colon Polyps
  • Gastritis
  • Pain
  • H. Pylori
  • Vascular Disease

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Gastroenterology  


  • Gastroenterology


  • Albert Einstein college of Medicine LI campus (Internal medicine)


  • Albert Einstein college of Medicine Long Island Jewish Medical Center (Gastroenterology)

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Medical Association, American College of Gastroenterology

What do you attribute your success to?

  • I work from the heart, I work with passion, and my passion is what allows me to heal others.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Dance, Gardening, Ocean kayaking

Favorite professional publications

  • American Journal of Gastoenterology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Journal

Dr. Santa Nandi MD's Practice location

Santa Nandi MD PC

400 S Oyster Bay Rd Suite 307 -
Hicksville, NY 11801
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Patient Experience with Dr. Nandi


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Dr. Santa Nandi MD has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 2 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Gastroenterologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.
  • R

    Amazing doctor, found her through one of her videos, can tell that she knows what she is talking about and is really nice in person. Glad I chose her.

  • Molly

    I had a great experience with Dr. Nandi! She is always responsive and willing to help.

Media Releases

Get to know Gastroenterologist and liver diseases specialist Dr. Santa Nandi, who serves the population of Long Island, New York. Dr. Santa Nandi graduated with her Medical Degree from the University of Calcutta in India in 1987, giving her over three decades of experience in her field. After obtaining her Medical Degree she relocated to the United States where she completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the Long Island Jewish Health System, The Long Island campus for The Albert Einstein College of Medicine at the time. Wanting to further her training she then completed her Gastroenterology Fellowship, also at the same campus for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Nandi is certified in Gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. To stay up to date in her field she remains a professional member of the American Medical Association and has been accepted as a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Nandi currently practices in her private office which will be moving to a new and more comfortable space starting March 12, 2019. Her new location will be at 400 South Oyster Bay Road, Suite 307, Hicksville, NY 11801, and she is excited for her patients to experience this exciting new transition with her. Dr. Nandi is also affiliated with Northwell Plainview Hospital where she holds Consulting and Admitting privileges. Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. It involves a detailed understanding of the normal action (physiology) of the gastrointestinal organ system. It includes common and important conditions such as colon polyps and cancer which can be prevented by timely screening, hepatitis and other liver diseases, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pancreatic disorders. In essence,the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs comprise the study of Gastroenterology. Dr. Nandi attributes her professional success to the fact that she works from her heart, her work constitutes one of her many passions and her patients are important to her. When not working, she enjoys classical dance, gardening, and being out on the ocean in a kayak.

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