Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar, MD

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Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar, MD

Critical Care Surgery | Male

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

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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.Read more

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    Specialties

    • Critical Care Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Critical Care Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

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

    Procedures Performed

    • 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

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    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for New York.

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      Sanction

      Dr. Chendrasekhar has received 1 sanction

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      • 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
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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Miami / School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1988

    • Internship Hospital
      Brooklyn Hospital Center

      Completed in 1989

    • Residency Hospital
      Brooklyn Hospital Center

      Completed in 1993

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Minn Hosps

      Completed in 1994

    • Undergraduate School
      Mit

      Graduated in 1982

    • Other Education
      American Board Of Surgery-General Surgery Board Certification

      Completed in 1995

    Awards & Recognition

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    • 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
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    Dr. Chendrasekhar's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Dr. Chendrasekhar's 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.