Dr. Pankaja Achar, MD

Critical Care Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 62
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Dr. Pankaja Achar, MD
Dr. Pankaja Achar, MD is a critical care medicine doctor who practices in South Orange, NJ. She is 62 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Achar is affiliated with East Orange General Hospital, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Saint Michael's Medical Center and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway.

Pankaja Achar MD

707 S Orange Ave

South Orange, NJ 07079

Contact Information

(973) 762-4746

Dr. Pankaja Achar, MD

Dr. Pankaja Achar, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Achar's Experience

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Dr. Achar'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 Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
28

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Bangalore University / Bangalore Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Mt Sinai Sch Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • North General Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Bronx-Lebanon Hosp Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Achar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Achar accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Achar has admitting privileges

Saint Michael's Medical Center
111 Central Ave
Newark, NJ 07102
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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
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East Orange General Hospital
300 Central Ave
East Orange, NJ 07018
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