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


Gender: Male
Language: English
Insurance: 40 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments



Clinical & Academic Positions

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

Education & Training

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


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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.  


Insurance Plans Accepted

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

* indicates this physician 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
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans