Dr. Cristina Tamasdan MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. Cristina Tamasdan is an anesthesiologist in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She received her medical degree from University of Medicine and Pharmacy Pope Gregory and has been in practice for 7 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: Pain Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Bridgeport Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2004 - 2006

Mc Keesport Hospital - Upmc
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2004

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 2006 - 2008

University of Medicine and Pharmacy Pope Gregory
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

CT State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

N-Methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) independent maintenance of inflammatory pain.
Weyerbacher, A. R., Xu, Q., Tamasdan, C., Shin, S. J., Inturrisi, C. E.

Are we still scratching the surface? A case of intractable pruritus following systemic opioid analgesia.
Tarcatu, D., Tamasdan, C., Moryl, N., Obbens, E.

Geldanamycin induces mitotic catastrophe and subsequent apoptosis in human glioma cells.
Nomura, M., Nomura, N., Newcomb, E. W., Lukyanov, Y., Tamasdan, C., Zagzag, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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