Dr. Soumitra Eachempati, MD

Dr. Soumitra Eachempati, MD

Critical Care Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Soumitra Eachempati, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in critical care surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Weill Cornell Trauma, Burns, Acute and Critical Care

525 E 68th St # Starr

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Eachempati's Experience

Dr. Eachempati'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
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Eachempati's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Eachempati "Dr. Soumitra Eachempat is Professor of Surgery and Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He was promoted to Associate Professor of Surgery in 2003 and Professor of Surgery in 2009. He is also a Professor of Medicine in Medical Ethics. Dr. Eachempati also serves as Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit. A nationally-renowed surgeon, Dr. Eachempati is board-certified in surgical critical care and general surgery. Dr. Eachempati is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a Fellow of the College of Critical Care Medicine. He is also a member of numerous other societies including the Surgical Infection Society, the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Society of University Surgeons, the Association of Academic Surgeons, the Western Trauma Association, and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. He has served as the President of the New York Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, and is currently Chair of Applicant Interviews for the ACS Manhattan District #2. A prolific author, Dr. Eachempati has published over 240 publications, abstracts, and book chapters. He is currently editing a book entitled Acute Cholecystitis which studies and describes infections of the gallbladder and their management. In addition to his busy surgical clinical practice, Dr. Eachempati provides leadership in surgical education to fellows, residents and medical students. His research interests include topics pertinent to abdominal surgery, critical care, and trauma. Dr. Eachempati attended college at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, where he received a Bachelor's of Science in chemistry in 1987. He then went to Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois where he graduated in 1991 with an MD. He completed his general surgery internship and residency in 1996 from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. As a resident, Dr. Eachempati received multiple awards for teaching excellence. During this time, he was also selected to participate in an educational project in Hanoi, Vietnam where his group taught Vietnamese surgeons new techniques in laparoscopic surgery. After residency, Dr. Eachempati worked at Duke University Hospital where he completed a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care in 1997. During this time, he published multiple studies in critical care and trauma surgery. Following this fellowship, he received an academic appointment as an Instructor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Duke University School of Medicine in 1997. Following one year as an attending surgeon at Duke, he moved to New York City to join the faculty of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Eachempati "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

2  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

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.

0 Board Actions

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


  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Wayne State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eachempati has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eachempati's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eachempati to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Eachempati's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Really incredible surgeon. Had a scheduled surgery for my hernia that went extremely well. He took greta care of my needs and brightened my spirits afterwards in post-recovery. Highly recommended.
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