Mahendra Samaru, M.D.
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Mahendra Samaru, M.D.


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Gender: Male
Language: English



Mahendra Samaru, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist specializing in regional and thoracic anesthesia. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from Hunter College and attended SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Samaru completed his residency training in Anesthesiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College where he received additional training in regional and thoracic anesthesia.

Dr. Samaru’s passion and main clinical focus are regional, thoracic and obstetric anesthesia subspecialties. He is dedicated to delivering high-quality care to all of the patients that he takes care of, but has a special interest in utilizing his regional and thoracic techniques for an ever-growing elderly population.

When not in the operating room, Dr. Samaru is also involved in resident education and board preparation.



Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., State University of New York Upstate Medical University, 2011
  • B.A., Hunter College, City University of New York, 2006


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments