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Peri Kamalakar MD

Peri Kamalakar, MD

  • Pediatric-Hematology/Oncology | Pediatrics
Languages Spoken English, Spanish
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  • Bio

    Dr. Kamalakar’s burning interest in hematology was lit during his pediatric residency at The Beth. Following his fellowship he joined the medical staff at The Beth in 1978 and the hem/onc services he initiated there became a Valerie Fund Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in 1985. The Valerie Fund Centers at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center, and Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center were united in 2006 into a single program with three locations under Dr. Kamalakar’s direction. Visit The Valerie Fund Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.

  • Medical School

    Guntur Medical College, India, 1967


    Government Hospital, India, Elizabeth General Medical Center, NJ, 1970


    Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ, 1973


    Buffalo Children's Hospital, Buffalo, NY, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, NY, 1976, Children's Hospital of Buffalo, NY, 1976

  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna PPO
    • Amerigroup
    • Amerihealth
    • Cigna
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Consumer Health Plan
    • Coventry
    • Emblem Health / GHI
    • Empire BC/BS
    • GHI
    • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Magnacare
    • Magnacare/Magnet
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Oxford Health
    • Qualcare HMO
    • Qualcare PPO
    • Railroad Medicare
    • United Community
    • United Healthcare
    • United Medicare
    • WellCare