Dr. Ajai Chari, MD

Dr. Ajai Chari, MD

Hematology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(6)
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Dr. Ajai Chari, MD is a hematology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1999 and specializes in hematology and oncology.

1470 Madison Ave Fl 3

New York, NY 10029

Contact Information

(212) 241-6756

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Bone Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Multiple Myeloma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Marrow Biopsy
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chari "Prior to joining Mt. Sinai, I founded and developed the multiple myeloma program and was a member of the stem cell transplant program at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons; and was part of the nationally renowned myeloma program at St. Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center. I am the principal investigator of several clinical trials and am the Mt. Sinai representative on the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium. I have a longstanding dedication to research."
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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Nyph Columbia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chari has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chari's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chari to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Chari's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in New York, NY |
He is an excellent doctor who was available any time night or day to answer questions or concerns. I was scared and in a daze when I walked into his office 10 years ago but his confidence, competency and compassion gave me the self assurance that I was in good hands. I'm a survivor today because of...more
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My Dad was under the care of Dr. Chari for the last 9 years. Dr. Chari's a wonderful man who brought much needed clarity & stability into our lives when we needed it most. He explored every possible treatment option! Truly a lifesaver. When my father passed last Nov. at the age of 80, Dr. Chari...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chari accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Chari has admitting privileges

Mount Sinai Hospital
1 Gustave L Levy Pl
New York, NY 10029
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