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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
  • EMBLEM HEALTHCARE SELECT- NYS EXCHANGE PLAN
  • GHI
  • HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN OF NEW YORK (HIP)
  • HEALTH REPUBLIC- NYS EXCHANGE
  • HUDSON HEALTH
  • LOCAL 1199
  • MAGNACARE
  • MULTIPLAN
  • MVP
  • OSCAR- NYS EXCHANGE PLAN
  • OXFORD
  • POMCO
  • TRICARE
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE

Recent Patient Comments

Press Ganey
5
02/22/2021
Dr Preya is a great doctor who takes her time to explain procedures. I was extremely scared with my cancer diagnosis and she reassured me that everything would be alright. she has great bedside manners
5
02/22/2021
*Dr. Preya kept me posted on my care and discussed all options with me. She was very thorough in her explanation of my care and next steps.
5
02/12/2021
Dr Preya is an excellent surgeon and a very sweet, kind and caring person. Love her and highly recommend her.
5
02/11/2021
I felt so comfortable. dr preya is such a beautiful human being
5
02/02/2021
Very positive first experience.
5
02/02/2021
I was very impressed and lived her bedside manner
5
02/01/2021
Dr. Ananthakrishnan was absolutely wonderful. Knowledgable, caring and concerned, reassuring, happy to include my sons, who attended the visit virtually. Couldn't have been better.
5
01/09/2021
Dr preya is excellent and so is her staff
5
12/27/2020
I have a long history with this physician and complete confidence
5
12/14/2020
Very pleasant bedside manner.
5
12/14/2020
Dr. Preya is truly the best!
5
12/14/2020
Outstanding, very well prepared about my issue!
5
11/28/2020
Love *Dr. Preya! In addition to being very knowledgeable, she is incredibly kind and caring. She always takes the time to explain everything and answer all my questions. She is extraordinary and I have total confidence in the care she has provided.
5
11/01/2020
excellent care
5
10/26/2020
The visit was just a post-operation check-up
5
10/21/2020
*Dr. Preya is a compassionate surgeon who listens to her patients and explains things.
5
10/21/2020
excellent
5
09/28/2020
Dr. Preya was so attentive and knowledgeable. She made me feel at ease and comfortable. love the experience with her.
5
09/25/2020
dr Preya is outstanding. the most empathetic and personable dr I have dealt with lately.
4.58
09/20/2020
Dr. Prieya was very sweet! I was immediately comfortable with her. She allowed me to express my concerns with her without feeling rushed. And in a mild mannered way she shared her view on the matter.
5
09/07/2020
Dr. Preya was kind, caring and informative.
5
09/06/2020
My first visit with Dr. Preya. She was very thorough. She provided detailed information and was compassionate. She answered all my questions.
5
09/04/2020
*Dr. Ananthakrishnan is a lovable doctor. She consider her pts. like a family, that's how I feel, explains things in a way you understand.
5
09/02/2020
Dr.Preya, made me worries go away by explaining everything that I was concerned about.
5
08/28/2020
very pleased with Dr Preya Ananthakrishman
5
08/25/2020
Dr Preya was extremely thorough and very reassuring. I found her non-alarming and explained all things to me.
5
08/25/2020
I would highly recommend Dr. Preya and her staff to all newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. They truly made me feel that I would be all right. Without their professionalism and care, I would be lost.
5
08/16/2020
I was extremely satisfied with my care provider in every way.
5
06/22/2020
Very good experience. Everyone was very concerned & considerate. They made a frightening experience become calming & relaxing.
5
06/01/2020
I made it a point to recommend the Dr. to my over 20 years, both primary physicians.
5
05/05/2020
*Dr. P. is a kind and empathetic person - to me she is a blessing.
5
04/30/2020
I read an old article on Dr. Preya in the White Plains Hospital Health Matters magazine. The article was about Dr. Preya treating a specific patient who had breast cancer. The patient turned out to be a cousin. When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I remembered that article impressed me at the time, so I decided to make an appointment with Dr. Preya.
5
04/27/2020
*Dr. Preya was very caring and supportive. Her explanations were clear. She was more than willing to have my friend listen on the phone since extra people are not allow in at this time.
5
04/27/2020
Thought she was very helpful, bright & compassionate.

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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

    4.7 / 5
    142 Ratings | 34 Comments
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