Dr. Athena Pefkarou, MD

Dr. Athena Pefkarou, MD

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Athena Pefkarou, MD is a pediatric hematology-oncology specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 38 years. She graduated from U London Fac Med in 1973 and specializes in pediatric hematology & oncology.

3100 SW 62nd Ave # 121

Miami, FL 33155

Contact Information

(305) 662-8360

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pefkarou performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sickle Cell Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Pefkarou's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

59  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • U London Fac Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • U Coll-N Middlesex Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Mercy Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Miami Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Miami Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pefkarou has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pefkarou's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pefkarou to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Pefkarou's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

She is the best doctor! She should have 10 stars. No one needs a friend in moments like this they need an expert that will treat you like family and give you the best possible treatment!
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I don't write this review because my son died from ALL under her care but because of Dr. Pefkarou's level of treatment during his treatment. She made decisions which were without a doubt the very worst. I would never recommend her or her team to treat other children with such horrible diseases....more
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GOOD BLESS DR PEKKAROU. There are no words to describe Dr. Pekkarou not only as a doctor but as a person. Her intense care and loving ability to work with kids has left my family and I speechless. My 3 year old niece was diagnosed with ALL and in less than a month Dr. Pekkarou saved her life and...more
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Dr. Pefkarou has been our child's oncologist for the past three years. There is no one I would trust more than her based on her knowledge, experience, compassion and approach to fighting childhood cancer. She is aggressive yet conservative. She is direct and specific in communication. She is loving...more
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