Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar, MD

Critical Care Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(2)
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Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar, MD
Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar, MD is a critical care surgery doctor who practices in Staten Island, NY. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Chendrasekhar is affiliated with Richmond University Medical Center.

Richmond University Me

355 Bard Ave

Staten Island, NY 10310

Contact Information

(718) 818-2420

Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar, MD

Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

As a Trauma-Critical care surgeon, I believe in rendering the best care to all my patients regardless of ethnicity or socioeconomic class. I treat all patient with dignity, respect and professionalism. I am constantly updating my knowledge base and provide my patients with the most up-to date and evidence based care.
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Dr. Chendrasekhar's Experience

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Dr. Chendrasekhar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Surgery
  • Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
8

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Appendicitis
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Hernia
13

Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Surgical Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

1 Sanction
  • 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.

Education

  • Mit
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Minn Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • American Board Of Surgery-General Surgery Board Certification
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Chendrasekhar has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Chendrasekhar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chendrasekhar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chendrasekhar to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Chendrasekhar'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
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Chendrasekhar accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Chendrasekhar has admitting privileges

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