Dr. Ok Kyong Chaekal, MD

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Dr. Ok Kyong Chaekal, MD

Oncology | Female

Weill Cornell Breast Center 156 William St Fl 12, New York, NY 10038 Get Directions

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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.Read more

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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy

Background Check

  • 0
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    Sanctions

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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Chaekal has 1 board action

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    • 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
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Education

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Indiana University School Of Med

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Indiana University School Of Med

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Illinois at Chicago

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    Indiana University-Purdue University / Indianapolis

    Graduated in 1980

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Oncology
  • Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Chaekal's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Chaekal

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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Chaekal's Care Philosophy

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.