Preya Ananthakrishnan, MD

Breast Surgery
2 Longview Avenue, Suite 400, White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 849-7580
(914) 849-7555

Biography

Dr. Ananthakrishnan, Director of Breast Surgery, is a fellowship-trained breast surgeon whose practice is dedicated to the treatment of breast disease.  She has extensive experience, previously serving on the faculty of the Cleveland Clinic and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.  She was the director of the Breast Surgery Fellowship at Columbia, and used her expertise to train the next generation of breast surgeons. She is the author of numerous publications on breast cancer surgery, and has presented her research at national and international meetings.  Dr. Ananthakrishnan is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology.

Dr. Ananthakrishnan performs all types of breast surgery, including breast conservation (or lumpectomy), mastectomy, nipple-sparing mastectomy, and axillary lymph node procedures.  She has particular expertise in nipple-sparing mastectomy procedures, and works closely with the plastic surgery and anesthesia teams to ensure the best oncologic, cosmetic, and functional outcomes after breast surgery.

 

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Dr. Ananthakrishnan also works on a multidisciplinary team with colleagues in medical oncology, radiation oncology, plastic surgery, genetics, and radiology to ensure that every patient receives an individualized treatment plan that fits their life and their disease.  Dr. Ananthakrishnan runs the White Plains Hospital breast cancer tumor board, where breast cancer cases are discussed so that each patient gets the expertise of the entire multidisciplinary team to ensure comprehensive care.

Awards & Honors:

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors- Breast Surgery- 2018 & 2019

Insurance Plans Accepted

  • AETNA
  • AFFINITY
  • BLUE CROSS
  • BLUE CROSS PATHWAY EXCHANGE PLANS
  • CIGNA
  • Elderplan
  • EMBLEM HEALTHCARE SELECT- NYS EXCHANGE PLAN
  • GHI
  • HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN OF NEW YORK (HIP)
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana (Medicare/Medicaid)
  • LOCAL 1199
  • MAGNACARE
  • Medicare
  • MULTIPLAN
  • MVP
  • OSCAR- NYS EXCHANGE PLAN
  • OXFORD
  • POMCO
  • TRICARE
  • United

Before your appointment, please confirm with your insurance company that this provider accepts your insurance.

Recent Patient Comments

Press Ganey
5
10/28/2022
The doctor was very professional, apologized for the long wait, addressed my concern, made my visit feel personal.
5
10/25/2022
I have recommended WPH to several of my friends
5
10/25/2022
The office is well maintained (clean) and that is very appreciated.
5
10/12/2022
The dr was extremely kind and explained everything and spent a lot of time to answer our questions
5
10/02/2022
Dr. Preya is an angel. She has made every visit and procedure so easy and comfortable. Truly love her as a doctor and person. Couldn't ask for better care.
5
09/30/2022
I was well informed
5
09/30/2022
*Dr. Preya was an angel.
5
09/29/2022
Excellent care & experience.
5
09/27/2022
Very good, dr. put me to easy, very understanding & compassionate. Wish all my dr. were like her.
5
09/13/2022
The doctor explained the situation in detail.
5
09/13/2022
Dr Preya is amazing! She is beyond kind & I never feel rushed
5
09/13/2022
Good attention
5
09/12/2022
Dr Preya explained everything with amazing care and detail
5
08/31/2022
The doctor discussed (thoroughly) treatment options/risks/reasons/benefits. She listened to my questions and her answers gave me confidence in her ability to treat me effectively.
5
08/01/2022
Dr Preya is a brilliant surgeon and an amazing, kind, compassionate human being. I can't thank her enough, highly recommend her.
5
07/31/2022
Dr. Preya is kind, knowledgeable, and answered all of my questions. She is an incredible physician and surgeon who I completely trust and admire. She is incredible and an asset to White Plains Hospital.
5
07/31/2022
I had a very good experience.
5
07/31/2022
Dr Ananthakrishnan is an excellent physician. Knowledgeable, reassuring, kind and compassionate. Excellent manner in which she connected and explained what options are available to follow in my situation. Felt extremely comfortable knowing I was in good hands.
4.17
07/30/2022
Good care is good
5
07/28/2022
My provider gave was warm, and reassuring concerning about my condition. She explained everything to me in a very clear manner. She proposed other options for me to consider. She worked with me, my feelings and concerns. She asked me what I wanted and how I was thinking about the choices I had to make. Dr. Prya helped me to understand my condition and led me step by step in making a careful and informed decision about my health .She clearly informed me of options, risks and benefits for the treatment of my condition. I have chosen her for my surgery and finally have a plan where someone would listen to me. I would highly recommend her to anyone facing a breast problem.
5
07/22/2022
Love *Dr. Preya. She's the best!!!
5
07/17/2022
Dr Preya was excellent, kind caring and had a calming affect on me
5
06/28/2022
Very good team
5
06/26/2022
Always felt that Dr. Preya knew me and was there for me!
5
06/19/2022
Dr. Preya is the best!! She's a very caring person who listens to my concerns and answers in a very clear manner.
5
06/14/2022
There is no one better than Dr. Preya! They broke the mold with her. Amazing in every possible way.
5
06/07/2022
Explaining very well and kind
5
06/06/2022
Tremendous
5
05/17/2022
Dr praya was very helpful listen to what you were saying and included you in the plan
5
05/17/2022
*Dr. Preya had out full respect for her knowledge & caring concern for our situation - she is an amazing doctor & person!
3.75
04/30/2022
Good
5
04/24/2022
Great
4.17
04/20/2022
The doctor was very informative about my condition and give suggestions.
5
03/30/2022
She gained my confidence very quickly. . Professional, good communicator understanding.
5
03/25/2022
*Dr. Preya was excellent and explained my condition thoroughly and wrote notes. She was kind enough to answer questions from my son and brother.
5
03/23/2022
I appreciated the time Dr Ananthakrishnan spent with me explaining my cancer and options; as well as next steps.
5
03/13/2022
I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS DOCTOR AND OFTEN DO!
5
02/16/2022
I can't say enough about *Dr. Preya. She is smart, kind, compassionate and dedicated. I am truly grateful to have her as my doctor! I highly recommend her.
5
02/04/2022
*Dr. Preya is an excellent care provider. She is a very bright, thorough and empathetic. I'm so lucky I chose her as my surgeon.
5
01/01/2022
*Dr. Preya is one of the most pleasant & caring doctor I ever dealt with.
5
12/16/2021
Excellent experience, feel very comfortable being cared for by this doctor.
5
12/13/2021
Dr. Preya is the best.
5
12/08/2021
Very happy with care provider -

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    Education & Training

    Medical Degree
    • University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
    Post-graduate Training
    • Residency, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, NJ
    • Fellowship, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA.
    Board Certification(s)
    • Surgery
    Membership(s)
    • American College of Surgeons
    • American Society of Breast Surgeons
    • Society of Surgical Oncology

    Institutional Affiliations

    • White Plains Hospital
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    Overall Satisfaction

    4.9 / 5
    170 Ratings | 43 Comments
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