Sandra Mccalla, MD

Associate Chair, Clinical Quality

Maimonides Physician


Obstetrics &, Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine


English, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish

About Me

Dr. Sandra McCalla received her medical degree from The Albert Einstein College Of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Kings County Hospital / SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn in 1987. She subsequently completed a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the same institution. Dr. McCalla has worked in several institutions in Brooklyn and The North Shore of Long Island. Between the years 2000-2014, Dr. McCalla has served as the Director of Clinical Obstetrics at Maimonides Medical Center, the busiest Obstetrical Unit in NY State .She is currently the Vice Chair of the department at the same institution . She is also trained in Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound.In addition to being a member of several professional organizations, she currently serves on ACOG Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee and has been an active participant in the Safe Motherhood Initiative of District 2. She has served as the Chair of the New York/Staten Island/Long Island Regional Division Program Services Committee at the March of Dimes until 2018 . Dr. McCalla has had several publications in peer reviewed journals in the area of Drug Use in Pregnancy.Dr. McCalla has a particular interest in High Risk Pregnancies, especially in the area of cervical insufficiency and treatment , prematurity detection and prevention. She is considered an expert in cerclage placement in the first and second trimesters of pregnancy. She provides co-management in complicated pregnancies, and is also available for the comprehensive care of high risk pregnancies. In addition to her highly specialized training and longstanding experience in patient care and in Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound, Dr. McCalla brings proficiency in several foreign languages and superior communication skills. She is fluent in English, French, Haitian Creole and Spanish.

Areas of Expertise

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics &
  • Gynecology
  • Perinatal Services - High Risk Obstetrics

Conditions Treated

  • All Complications of Pregnancy , Obstetrical Ultrasound , Gynecological Ultrasound


Medical Degree

Albert Einstein College of Medicine


State University Hospital at Downstate


State University of New York Downstate


State University Hospital at Downstate


Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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