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Sanchez De La Cruz, Mayra J., MD

Medical Co-Director, Hartford HealthCare Neurogastroenterology and Motility Center




English, Spanish

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Gastroenterology

Areas of Expertise
Achalasia, Bloating, Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome, Chest Pains, Colonoscopy, Constipation, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, Defecatory Disorders, Dyspepsia, Dyspnea, Endoscopy, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis, Esophageal Disorders, Fecal Incontinence, Gas, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD), Gastrointestinal Disorders, Gastroparesis, Men's Health, Motility Disorders, Mucosal Integrity Testing (MiVu), Neurogastroenterology, Scleroderma, Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth, Swallowing Disorders

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Integrated Care Partners
  • St Vincents Medical Center
  • Backus Hospital
  • MidState Medical Center
  • Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
  • Hartford Hospital
  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut
  • Windham Hospital


Yale University School of Medicine ‐ Digestive Diseases

Medical School
University of Miami School of Medicine

Jackson Memorial Hospital ‐ Internal Medicine

Professional Organizations

  • American Gastrointestinal Association, Member
  • American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society, Member
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Member
  • American Foregut Society, Member
  • European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Member



Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, HMC/ Northeast Healthcare, Medspan Commercial, Medspan Medicare, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.