Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar, MD

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Specializes in Critical Care Surgery • Male • Age 52

355 Bard Ave
Staten Island, NY 10310
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Dr. Chendrasekhar's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Richmond University Medical Center
355 Bard Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10310

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Accepting new patients?

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Richmond University Me
Richmond University Me
355 Bard Ave
Staten Island, NY 10310
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    Dr. Chendrasekhar's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Chendrasekhar's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Critical Care Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Critical Care Surgery
    • General Surgery
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    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Appendectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colon Surgery
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hepatectomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures
    • Mastectomy
    • Minimally-Invasive Surgery
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
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    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Surgery, Trauma
    • Surgical Procedures
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Hernia
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Biliary Dyskinesia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gallstones
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
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    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Chendrasekhar

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (10/8/2008)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar; License # 35084189

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

      The physician on 06-12-2008 entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Iowa Board of Medicine. The physician was placed on probation for a period of five years and prohibited from performing gastric bypass surgery without prior written approval by the Iowa Board of Medicine. The physician had demonstrated a pattern of professional incompetency and practice harmful or detrimental to the public, particularly bariatric surgery.

      Action Taken:

      The State Medical Board of Ohio has Revoked the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of Ohio.

      October 22, 2008-Court Action

      The physician has filed a Notice of Appeal of the State Medical Board of Ohio 10-08-2008 Order revoking the physician's medical license with the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas.

      June 12, 2009-Court Action

      The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas affirmed the State Medical Board of Ohio 10-08-2008 Order which had revoked the physician's medical license.

      July 10, 2009-Court Action

      The physician has filed a Notice of Appeal to the Tenth District Court of Appeals of the 06-12-2009 Decision and Entry of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas which affirmed the State Medical Board of Ohio Order revoking the physician's medical license.

      July 27, 2009-Court Action-Stipulation and Agreement of Dismissal

      The physician dismissed the appeal pending in the Tenth District Court of Appeals.

    • State: Ohio

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Miami School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Complete in 1993

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Minn Hosps
    Complete in 1994

    Undergraduate Schools

    Mit
    Graduated in 1982

    Other Education

    American Board Of Surgery-General Surgery Board Certification
    Complete in 1995
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chendrasekhar & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Chendrasekhar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chendrasekhar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chendrasekhar to family and friends

    2 responses
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    Dr. Chendrasekhar's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Chendrasekhar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    Richmond University Me
    355 Bard Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10310
    (718) 818-2420 (Office)
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