Dr. Ok Kyong Chaekal, MD

Dr. Ok Kyong Chaekal, MD

Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Ok Kyong Chaekal, MD is an oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in oncology and hematology.

156 William St

New York, NY 10038

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
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very high
more than 98% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Cancer
more than 88% of peers

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This content was provided by Dr. Chaekal "I am a general medical oncologist and hematologist at Weill Cornell Medicine with a special interest in treating breast cancer. I also have expertise in treating other types of cancer, clotting disorders and bleeding problems. My goal is to provide the best and most efficient care to each of my patients while understanding and respecting each individual's unique social and cultural backgrounds. I collaborate with a multidisciplinary, world-class team of physicians and cancer specialists to bring the most cutting-edge and compassionate care to my patients. I have conveniently-located offices in Lower Manhattan and Greenpoint, Brooklyn."

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology

4  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

79  Conditions Treated


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2  Procedures

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.

1 Board Action
  • Noncompliance with a Professional Rule (10/23/2015)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Chaekal, Ok Kyong MD: License # 036094453: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician ordered non-FDA approved products for her practice from April 2011 to February 2012. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation issued a REPRIMAND on the physician's license and imposed a FINE in the amount of $3,000.00.
    State: Illinois


  • Indiana University-Purdue University / Indianapolis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Indiana University School Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Indiana University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

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Dr. Chaekal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chaekal to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Chaekal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I arrived at the office at 10:50am for an appointment at 11am. It's now 11:53am and I am still waiting. After waiting for 45 mins, I decided to ask for help. The staff said that she is at the main hospital and sometimes it runs over. The staff called the doctor , and she finally arrived at...more
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Dr. Chaekal has been helping me deal with beating cancer and receiving treatments and I feel very comfortable that she is doing an excellent job. She is caring, patient and explains everything. The entire staff is helpful and courteous. Only problem is the wait time but I cannot really complain...more
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She is not care about Patient safety.
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