Shekhar S Palekar, MD

Family Medicine
106 Calvert Street
Harrison, NY 10528
914.835.0073
914.835.1071

Biography

Dr. Shekhar Palekar, a board-certified Family Medicine practitioner with White Plains Hospital Physician Associates, specializes in geriatric medicine and preventive care.

He joins the Hospital from Harrison Medical Group, which he founded in 1999 and served as president.

In addition, Dr. Palekar is an adjunct professor of family medicine at New York Medical College and a clinical instructor in family medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

He earned his medical degree and a master’s degree in surgery from Topiwala National Medical College in Mumbai, India, followed by fellowships at both the Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He completed his residency in family medicine at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Yonkers, N.Y.

Dr. Palekar is currently seeing patients age 18 and older.

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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.

Education & Training

Medical school
  • Topiwala National Medical College
Residency
  • St. Joseph's Medical Center
Fellowship
  • Royal College of Surgeons

Institutional Affiliations

  • White Plains Hospital
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