Erica Beth Sneider, MD, FACS, FASCRS
200 West Carver Street Suite 5
Huntington, NY 11743
3 Vermont Drive 1st Floor
Lake Success, NY 11040
2 Lincoln Avenue Suite 303
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
575 Underhill Boulevard Suite 210
Syosset, NY 11791
Erica Sneider, MD, FACS, FASCRS is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon who specializes in robotic and minimally-invasive colorectal surgery. She is also board certified in general surgery but has decided to limit her practice to only colon and rectal surgery.
Dr. Sneider grew up on Long Island but left to attend Mount Holyoke College, in South Hadley, Massachusetts. While at Mount Holyoke College, Dr. Sneider was a competitive swimmer on the Varsity Swim Team and received numerous accolades including the Noll Newcomer of the Year Award, which is an annually awarded to the best freshman swimmer on the varsity swim team and received numerous accolades including the Noll Newcomer of the Year Award, which is an annually awarded to the best freshman swimmer. She graduated Cum Laude from MHC in 2002 with a BA degree with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry. Upon graduation, Dr. Sneider moved to Washington, D.C., where she received her medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine in 2006.
She completed her General Surgery Internship and Residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center from 2006-2013. During her residency, Dr. Sneider spent two years in a vascular basic science laboratory studying hindlimb ischemia in a mouse model. While she was a resident, Dr. Sneider was captain of the Minimally Invasive Surgical Skills team who competed in the Top Gun Competition at the Massachusetts Chapter Meeting for the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Sneider participated on a surgical mission trip to Limbe, Haiti during her fourth year of surgical residency in 2012. She spent a week in Haiti at the Hospital Bon Samaritan, evaluating patients for surgery and performing those surgeries ranging from inguinal hernia repair and breast surgery to major abdominal operations including an appendectomy for a pediatric patient with perforated appendicitis. During her final year of residency, she was chosen by her peers and faculty surgeons to be Chief Resident from 2012-2013.
Dr. Sneider stayed at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center to complete a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery in 2014. She is board certified in both General and Colon and Rectal Surgery.
Dr. Sneider treats patients with a wide array of conditions including hemorrhoids, anal pain, anal abscess and fistula, anal fissure, rectal bleeding, fecal incontinence, pilonidal cysts, pruritus ani, diverticulitis, colon/rectal/anal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). She also performs colonoscopy for both screening and diagnostic purposes. Dr. Sneider specializes in minimally invasive surgery with the use of laparoscopic or robotic technique for the treatment of diverticulitis, colon and rectal cancer and IBD. Minimally invasive surgery has many benefits and has been associated with a faster recovery, minimal scarring, less postoperative pain and quicker return to work and normal daily activities. She prides herself on patient care and treats each patient as if they were a family member.
- Mount Holyoke College Cum Laude: 2002
- University of Massachusetts Medical Center Chief Resident: 2012-2013
- Undergraduate & Graduate
- Mount Holyoke College, BA: 2002
- Medical Education
- The George Washington University School of Medicine, MD: 2006
- University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MA: 2006 -2007
- University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MA: 2006 -2007
- University of Massachusetts Medical Center, General Surgery and Chief Resident: 2012-2013
- University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MA, Research Fellowship in Vascular Surgery: 2008-2010
- University of Massachusetts Medical Center, MA, Colon and Rectal Surgery: 2013-2014
- Board Certifications
- American Board of Surgery: 2014
- American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery: 2015
- Robotic Certification in Colon and Rectal Surgery: 2020
- St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY
- North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
- Huntington Hospital, Huntington, NY
- American College of Surgeons
- American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Sneider EB, Larkin AC, and Shah SA. Has the 80-hour Workweek Improved Surgical Resident Education in New England. Journal of Surgical Education. 2009; 66(3):140-145.
Sneider EB, Jones S, and Danielson PD. Refinements in Selection Criteria for Pediatric Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair. Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques. 2009; 19(2):237-240.
Sneider EB, Nowicki PT, and Messina LM. Regenerative medicine in the treatment of peripheral arterial disease. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. 2009; 108(4):753-761.
Sneider EB, and Maykel JA. Diagnosis and Management of Symptomatic Hemorrhoids. Surgical Clinics of North America. 2010; 90(1):17-32.
Sneider EB, Cahan MA, Litwin DEM. Management of the Acute Abdomen in the 21st Century. Journal Minerva Chirurgica. 2010; 65(3): 275-96.
Litwin DEM, Sneider EB, McEnaney PM, Busconi BD. Athletic Pubalgia (Sports Hernia). Clinics in Sports Medicine. 2011; 30(2): 417-34.
Sneider EB, Cahan MA, Litwin DEM. Laparoscopic Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgery: Atlas of Procedures, Chapter on Acute Cholecystitis, in publication.
Cherng N, Witkowski ET, Sneider EB, et al. Use of cholecystostomy tubes in the management of patients with primary diagnosis of acute cholecystitis. JACS. 2012; 214(2): 196-201.
Litwin DEM, Cahan MA, Sneider EB. Chapter 44: Laparoscopic treatment of disorders of the small bowel. Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery, 4th Edition. 2014; 484-495.
Sneider EB, Maykel JA. Case Report: Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery Repair of Anastomotic Leak after Low-Anterior Resection. Journal of Surgical Case Reports. 2012; 9:1.
Sneider EB, Maykel JA. Anorectal Abscess and Fistula. Gastroenterology Clinics of North America. December 2013, 773-784.
Sneider EB, Lewis J, Cahan MA, Litwin DEM. Timing and choice of intervention influences outcome in acute cholecystitis: A prospective study. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2014; 24(5): 414-9.
Sneider, EB, Alavi K, Shah SA, Lambert L. Mucinous neoplasms of the appendix: A plea for early referral to a high-volume center. Submitted for publication.
Sneider EB, Davids J. Effects of chemotherapy, radiation or immunosuppression on the integrity of the intestinal anastomosis. Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery. 2014; 25: 105-109.
Sneider EB, Maykel JA. Managing Uncommon Rectal Tumors. Comprehensive Rectal Cancer Care. Pending publication.
Sneider, EB. Fecal Incontinence. Vital Signs. ProHEALTH Care Associates Healthcare Newsletter. Issue 28. 2016.
“How to achieve success during the undergraduate years leading to admission to medical school.” Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, October 2006
“Has the 80-hour Workweek Improved Surgical Resident Education in New England?” New England Surgical Society, Burlington, VT, September 2007
“Mucinous neoplasms of the appendix: A plea for early referral to a high volume center.” New England Society of Colorectal Surgeons, Newport, RI, May 2012
“Mucinous neoplasms of the appendix: A plea for early referral to a high volume center.” American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, San Antonio, TX, June 2012
“Intern Survival Course: Practical Wound Care-Evaluation, Sutures, Drains.” Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, July 2010
“Triple Diet Therapy Improves Angiogenesis in a Mouse Model of Hindlimb Ischemia via Increased Release of SDF-1 from Platelets.” Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Massachusetts Medical School, September 2010.
“Intern Survival Course: Fluids and Electrolytes.” Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, July 2012.
“From Worcester to Haiti: A Surgical Resident’s Experience with Haitian Healthcare.” Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Massachusetts Medical School, March 2013.
“Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Pathways: A New Standard of Care.” Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Massachusetts Medical School, December 2013.
“Laparoscopic colectomy for colon cancer in the elderly: Analysis of risk, perioperative outcomes and cost.” ASCRS, Hollywood Florida, May 2014.
“Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention.” The Bristal, North Woodmere, NY February 2016.
“Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention.” The Bristal, East Meadow, NY March 2016.
“National Cancer Survivor’s Day: Colon and Rectal Cancer.” ProHEALTH Care, Lake Success, NY June 2019.
Co-production of presentations for department chair Dr. Demetrius Litwin:
XIX Congresa Internacional de Cirugia Endoscopica, Cancun, Mexico May 2010:
- Complications of Reflux Surgery
- Difficult Decisions in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
- Heavyweight versus Lightweight Mesh
- Diagnostic Laparoscopy in Acute Abdominal Syndrome
- Small Bowel Enteroscopy
- Choosing the Right Mesh in Ventral Hernia Repair
Grand Rounds Presentation at University of British Columbia, British Columbia September 2011:
- Laparoscopy: Past, Present and Future: NOTES
ACS Puerto Rico Chapter Meeting Puerto Rico February 2012:
- Nissen Fundoplication