Ajay E. Chitkara, MD, FACS
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Ajay E. Chitkara, MD, FACS

About Ajay Chitkara, MD, FACS

 Ajay E. Chitkara, MD*  graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1998 and completed his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the Georgetown University Medical Center.  He then trained in a Laryngology / Neurolaryngology Fellowship at the New York Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders under the guidance of Dr. Andrew Blitzer.

When he returned to Long Island in 2004, he was the first fellowship trained laryngologist in the area.  Since then, Dr. Chitkara has been offering advanced voice and swallowing care to people across this region. He also has experience in the use of botulinum toxin for treating movement disorders of the head and neck such as spasmodic dysphonia, hemifacial spasm and blepharospasm. Dr. Chitkara treats problems relating to general adult and pediatric otolaryngology.  He remains active in the community and in specialty organizations.  Dr. Chitkara is a Past President of the Long Island Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

 

Insurances Accepted Aetna, Aetna Aexcel, Aetna HMO, Aetna Medicare, Aetna Open Choice Access EPO, Aetna PPO, Affinity Child Health Plus (CHP) (NY), Affinity Essential Plan (NY), Affinity Health Plan (NY), Affinity Medicaid (NY), ArchCare (NY), BC/BS Empire HMO, BC/BS Empire NY, BC/BS HealthPlus (NY), BC/BS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (NY), Centivo, Cigna, Cigna HMO, PPO, POS, Cigna Medicare, Cigna Open Access Plus, Connecticare, Elderplan (NY), EmblemHealth GHI, Empire BCBS POS, EPO, Indemnity, Empire BCBS PPO, Empire Plan (UHC), Fidelis (NY), Fidelis Essential (NY), Fidelis Medicaid / CHP (NY), Fidelis Medicare (NY), Hamaspik (NY), HealthCare Partners IPA (NY), HealthSmart WTC, HIP (NY), HIP ID (NY), HIP Montefiore CMO (NY), HIP Montefiore CMO ID (NY), HIP Mt. Sinai IPA (NY), HIP Mt. Sinai IPA ID (NY), Humana Medicare (NY), Local 1199, Magnacare, Medicare, Multiplan/PHCS, Northwell Direct (NY), OSCAR (NY), Oxford Freedom, Partners Direct Health, Partners Health Plan (NY), Railroad Medicare, Railroad Medicare NJ, SELF / PATIENT PAY TIME OF SERVICE, Tricare, Tricare HMO, Tricare PPO, UHC Oxf Liberty, UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealthcare Commercial (HMO,PPO,POS), US Family Health, VNSNY (NY), Wellcare HMO/Medicare (NY), WTC Health For Heroes
Affiliations Mather Hospital (Northwell), St. Charles Hospital (CHS), Stony Brook University Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital
Education
Medical School
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
Internship
  • General Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital
Residency
  • Otolaryngology, Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship
  • Endocrinology, Washington Hospital Center
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