Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center

Chairs of Service

Vijay Akkapeddi, M.D.


  • Emergency Medicine


Medical School

  • Gandhi Medical College, Osmania University, Hyperdad, India


  • Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx NY
  • Harlem Hospital, New York, NY

Professional Experience

Positions Held:

  • Chairman of Emergency Medicine, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn NY
  • Sr. Medical Director Clinical Operations, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
  • Sr. Medical Director Progression of Care, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
  • Chairman of Emergency Department,Christ Hospital. Jersey City, NJ
  • Medical Director /Associate Chairman of Emergency Medicine, Bronx NY

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified in Emergency Medicine

Professional Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine
  • Weill Medical College Cornell University, New York, NY
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Emergency Medicine,
  • New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York, NY


  • Journal of Burn Care & Research 29(1):158-165,January/February 2008. Yurt, Roger W. MD, Lazar, Eliot J. MD, MBA, Akkapeddi, Vijay MD, Cooper, Arthur MD et al. Emergency Medical Services in Ukraine, An International Perspective.
Cho, E., Akkapeddi, Vijay MD, Rajagopalan, A. National Medical Journal of India 2005; 18(3) 96-98. Emergency Medicine Development through Primary Care.ncy Medicine Development through Primary Care.