Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar, MD

Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar, MD

Critical Care Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Akella Chendrasekhar, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in critical care surgery and general surgery.

355 Bard Ave

Staten Island, NY 10310

Contact Information

(718) 818-2420

Insurance Accepted

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

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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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chendrasekhar "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."

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

13  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

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2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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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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