PETER A. INGRALDI, MD, FACS
Director of Surgical Critical Care
Dr. Peter A. Ingraldi is a partner of Fairfield County Bariatrics & Surgical Specialists, P.C. He joined our practice in 2007. Dr. Ingraldi specializes in general surgery and surgical critical care and is Board Certified in both fields. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and also holds memberships in the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
Dr. Ingraldi came to Fairfield County Bariatrics & Surgical Specialists, P.C. from New York City. He was trained at the School of Biomedical Education at the City College of New York and received his Bachelor of Science and the honorary award of cum laude and graduated in 1986. He continued his studies at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed his Doctorate in Medicine in 1988. He completed his residency and fellowship training at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in New York in 1994.
He began his career at Mount Sinai Services at Queens Hospital Center as an Assistant Attending in Surgery in 1994. He was held in high regard by his colleagues being voted the President of the Medical Staff Association at Queens Hospital Center from 1997-2000. In 1999, Dr. Ingraldi became an Associate Attending of Surgery, and then in 2000, he was appointed the Associate Director for the Department of Surgery at Queens Center Hospital until December of 2006. During this time Dr. Ingraldi also held the position of Chairman of the Nutrition Support Team and was Co-Director of the Intensive Care Unit. He held the appointment Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
In January of 2007, Dr. Ingraldi moved into private practice with FCBSS. He holds privileges at Norwalk Hospital, in Norwalk, and St. Vincent's Medical Center, in Bridgeport, Connecticut and Griffin Hospital, in Derby, Connecticut. He is fluent in medical Spanish and is bilingual, which is beneficial for our community allowing us to offer care to a greater population of patients.
At Norwalk Hospital, he has held the position of Chief of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit for the past four years. He is focused on the practice of Acute Care Surgery and the management of complex critically ill and traumatically injured patients. He has an outstanding clinical record for the successful treatment of patients with large complex abdominal wall hernias.
Dr. Ingraldi is an integral part of Fairfield County Bariatrics & Surgical Specialists. He primarily focuses on general surgery cases but supports Dr. Neil Floch and Dr. Craig Floch with their bariatric patients. Dr. Ingraldi assists with many bariatric cases and is able to participate in the acute care treatment of bariatric surgical patients. He is the"man behind the scenes who keeps our patients safe and sound," explained Dr. Neil Floch."Any great program is like an engine and Dr. Peter Ingraldi is that part that keeps our motor running smoothly."