Dr. Athanasios Papastamelos, DO

Dr. Athanasios Papastamelos, DO

Infectious Disease Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Athanasios Papastamelos, DO is an infectious disease medicine doctor who practices in Linwood, NJ. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Papastamelos is affiliated with Shore Medical Center and AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center - Atlantic City.

2106 New Rd Ste F1

Linwood, NJ 08221

Contact Information

(609) 926-5451

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Papastamelos' Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Infectious Disease Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2/5/2015
    Amount or Range: $250,000.00
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 Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Jfk Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Mc Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Jefferson Med College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Med College Penn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

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Dr. Papastamelos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Papastamelos to family and friends
based on 24 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Papastamelos' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Pleasantville, NJ |
I would NOT recommend coming here. Dr. Papastamelos seemed like I was a bother to him instead of a patient. He did NOT introduce himself when he came in. He seems to be lacking in social skills. His staff seems like they are afraid of him. Fortunately, I was just getting a PPT for a job. If I actually had an infectious disease, I can't imagine this man being comforting. I will definitely find some other doc to do my PPT next year.
in Stone Harbor, NJ |
I was recently infected with C-Diff, and became sick very quickly. Dr. Papastamelos office responded with care and compassion and I was seen within 3 hours. Unfortunately, I had to be hospitalized, and Dr. Papastamelos visited me every morning in the hospital. He patiently explained everything that happened, what to expect, and my prognosis. It was a bit of a scary time for me, and I am indebted to Dr. Papastamelos and his staff for their excellent, compassionate care.
in Hawthorne, NJ |
I was on vacation and had been stung by a wasp. An unusual rash developed and it looked like an infection. Dr. Papastamelos made the time to see me and was very thorough. He patiently listened to what had happened and I felt that he really cared. I think he is excellent. And his office staff is very warm and friendly.
Egg Harbor City, NJ |
I saw the doctor at the ER. He did a brief check up and told me to schedule a follow up appointment. When I got to the office he announced that all my tests are negative (like I could not check the results myself on the web). Then he told me it was unknown virus and it would take its course and then I would recover. Really?! I have not seen the bill for the office visit yet, but I am sure it will be humongous otherwise how else he would make any money as neither me nor my family are going back.
in Linwood, NJ |
Dr was rude and blew me off. Tried to send me off to an alternative medicine Dr, a friend of his who doesn't take insurance. I went to another infectious disease Dr after seeing him and was tested and diagnosed with Common Variable Immunodeficiency. Dr Papastamelos never even tested me for it.
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Dr. Papastamelos accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Papastamelos has admitting privileges

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center - Atlantic City
1925 Pacific Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
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Shore Medical Center
100 Medical Center Way
Somers Point, NJ 08244
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