Dr. Alexander Kofinas, MD

Dr. Alexander Kofinas, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Alexander Kofinas, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Athens, School Of Health Sciences in 1976 and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics & gynecology.

506 6th St Ste KP4

Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Top Care Areas

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Placenta Previa
more than 88% of peers
High Risk Pregnancy
more than 80% of peers
Pregnancy Ultrasound
more than 72% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

2  Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

37  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breech Position
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Yeast Infections
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15  Procedures

  • Amniocentesis
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 6/17/2013
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Kings County, NY
    State: New York
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Athens, School Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Wake Forest University Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Kofinas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kofinas to family and friends
70 total reviews (30 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (70)

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  • 1

Dr. Kofinas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (30)

Horrible experience with an awful Dr.! I will never return!!!!!
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I saw Dr. Kofinas for placental issues with my daughter. He is extremely knowledgable and helped put my mind at ease by explaining everything and answering all of my questions. He pays very close attention to each and every little detail. Everyone in Dr. Kofinas' office is very friendly and...more
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Dr. Kofinas and his staff are excellent! I saw Dr. Kofinas for perinatal care post IVF after learning I had some blood and placenta issues. The care I received was professional and exemplary. Dr. Kofinas carefully monitored the progress of my pregnancy to ensure my health and the health of my baby....more
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I will always recommend Dr. Kofinas to anyone I know that need some help getting and staying pregnant. I saw him for both fertility treatments and for staying pregnant. The care that I received and the staff is just amazing. I felt safe there and they too care of me and my baby as if I were family....more
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Dr. Kofinas is an incredibly knowledgeable doctor. He isvery blunt and will tell you things how they are. I don’t feel like he over-medicates at all as other reviews have stated. He will run bloodwork and add or adjust medication as needed. I’ve been through years of losses and I know there’s still...more
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