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Ok-Kyong Chaekal, MD

Medical Oncology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Hematology (Board Certified)
Languages: Korean
Office Phone: (646) 962-5665

Biography

 

When Experience Matters

When dealing with cancer, you need a physician with knowledge, experience and compassion to care for you.

Dr. Ok-Kyong Chaekal is a board certified Hematologist and Medical Oncologist, an expert in the medical treatment of all types of cancers and blood disorders, with a specific interest in the management of patients with breast cancer.

Dr. Chaekal is a member of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Weill Cornell Medical College at New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital and is Medical Director of the chemotherapy Infusion Suite.

Dr. Chaekal holds a medical degree from Indiana University, where she also completed her clinical training in Internal Medicine. She practiced for several years as a General Internist on the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine before pursuing Hematology/Oncology training at the University of Illinois. She then practiced as a Hematologist/Oncologist at the University of Chicago and in Tinley Park Illinois.

When experience matters, you want someone like Dr. Chaekal on your side. Dr. Chaekal has office hours Monday through Friday.

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]

Cigna

Emblem Select Care

Emblem/HIP [EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Fidelis Care

GHI [CBP]

Healthfirst

Medicaid

Medicare

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]

POMCO

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare]

Education

1987 Indiana University School of Medicine

Residency: 1990 Indiana University Medical Center

Fellowship: 2000 University of Illinois Hospital

Locations

156 William Street Breast Center
New York, NY 10038

Phone: (646) 962-5665

Fax: (646) 962-0157

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156 William Street Solid Tumor Oncology
New York, NY 10038

Phone: (646) 962-5665

Fax: (212) 571-7465

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1283 York Avenue Breast Center
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (646) 962-5665

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell Univ