Akansha Chowdhary, MD
Perioperative Medicine

Akansha Chowdhary, MD

Perioperative Medicine

Akansha Chowdhary, MD

Office Locations
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY, 10021
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY, 10021

Dr. Akansha Chowdhary is a hospitalist specializing in internal medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Prior to medical school, Dr. Chowdhary graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Behavioral Neuroscience from Barnard College of Columbia University. She completed her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Chowdhary then pursued her residency training in internal medicine at New York University Langone Medical Center.

Throughout her training, Dr. Chowdhary has actively been involved in multiple research projects. Her interests encompass awide variety of cancer-related research as well as medical ethics. Her work has been presented at prestigious national meetings as well as in multiple medical journals.

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Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Attending, Inpatient General Internal Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Instructor in Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


Perioperative Medicine

Internal Medicine


Summa Cum Laude, 2009
Phi Beta Kappa, 2009

Insurances Accepted

Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Cross Pathway
Blue Cross Pathway Enhanced
Emblem Selectcare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

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New York University School of Medicine


New York University School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center


New York University School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center

State Licensure

New York

Selected Publications

Chhabra A, Clemmens D, Adams S, Novik Y. Adolescent Daughters' Coping with Maternal Breast Cancer: A Study in a Multicultural Urban Cohort. Journal of Cancer Epidemiology & Treatment. (Accepted 04/29/16)

Chhabra A, Mukherjee V, Chowdhary M, Danckers M, Fridman D. Black Pleural Effusion: A Unique Presentation of Metastatic Melanoma. Case Reports in Oncology. 2015; 8: 222-225. [PMID: 26078741]

Chowdhary M, Kabbani AA, Chhabra A. Canagliflozin-induced pancreatitis: a rare side effect of a new drug. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management. 2015; 11: 991-994. [PMID: 26170677]

Chhabra A. Primecuts – This Week in The Journals. Clinical Correlations, The NYU Langone Online Journal of Medicine.2015

Nardell M, Chhabra A, Pal L. Excluded, not dismissed: enhancing benefit in clinical research. Contemporary Clinical Trials.2013; 34(1): 70-73. [PMID: 22981957]

Cox B, Chhabra A, Adler M, Simmons J, Randlett D. Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: Case Report of a Paradoxical Reaction with Heavy Marijuana. Case Reports in Medicine. 2012; 2012;1-3. [PMID: 22685471]

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2013, Orlando, FL, 05/18/13
"The Effect of Time to Endoscopy on Patient and Procedural Outcomes Among Foreign Body Swallowers"

Society for Neuro-Oncology Scientific Meeting 2012, Washington, DC, 11/16/12
"Comparison of the incidence and time of onset of thyroid dysfunction in patients with medulloblastoma treated with proton orphoton craniospinal irradiation"

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2012, Chicago, IL, 06/02/12
"Mixed metabolic response on PET/CT in patients with metastatic breast cancer as an early predictor of disease progression"

Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting 2008, Washington, DC, 11/19/08
"Rapid estrogen-induced hippocampal spinogenesis in the ovariectomized rat"