Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar, MD
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Critical Care Surgery | Male

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.

Biography

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.

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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.

      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

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        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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      • Critical Care Surgery
      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

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

      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

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish

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      Professional Affiliations

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      Specialties

      • Critical Care Surgery
      • General Surgery

      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