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Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos, MD

Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 41


Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Flushing, NY and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(718) 502-8164

Dr. Avgerinos accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Indemnity
Affinity Health Plan
Affinity Essential Bronze
Affinity Essential Gold
Affinity Essential Platinum
Affinity Essential Silver
Amida Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Elderplan
EmblemHealth
GHI EPO
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) HMO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Empire Plan
Indemnity
UMR
United Healthcare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
VNS Choice

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Avgerinos' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Avgerinos treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Avgerinos treats this condition more than 47% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Avgerinos performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 41% of his peers

Dr. Avgerinos performs this procedure more than 41% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Heart Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Avgerinos performs Heart Surgery more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Avgerinos performs this procedure more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Avgerinos' conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

"It is a unique honor and privilege to be part of a world-class team of cardiothoracic surgeons at the New York Presbyterian Medical Center and Weill Cornell College of Medicine. Our Department and myself are committed to delivering the best surgical...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2013
Cornell Med Coll/Ny Presbyn Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
2012
Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Residency Hospital
2006
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Internship Hospital
2002
University of Athens / College of Medicine / School of Health Science National & Kapodistrian
Medical School
2002
University of Athens / College of Medicine / School of Health Science National & Kapodistrian
Undergraduate School
2013
2012
2010
2006
2002
2002

Languages

  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Awards

Dr. Avgerinos' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Avgerinos

4.7

Based on 14 reviews

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1 Star
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Our experience with Dr Avgerinos was AWFUL! Although initially he seemed highly attentive, the outcome was disastrous and my mother died shortly after the operation. I cannot help but feel that if Dr. Avgerinos had handled things with more compassion and professionalism my mother would still be...Read More
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Dr Avgerinos' bedside manner is second to none. They way he described the procedure calmed me and my family. He makes me feel like he cares about me, my health and my future quality of life. His methods should be studied as the standard. Thank you for saving my life. His staff of nurses also...Read More
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My wife had a bypass of the LAD artery on Thursday June 15th 2017, four days later she is really doin very well getting better every day. Dr. Avgerinos is a very caring man and I really trust him.
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Dr A is one of the most charismatic surgeons that NYC has to offer. He replaced my aortic valve and fixed my aortic root aneurysm with amazing dexterity and skill. His manner and personality are absolutely outstanding. He is for sure a present and future star in the field of heart surgery. I will...Read More
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This marvelous surgeon repaired my mitral valve through a small incision. I have many medical problems and did not want to have a valve replacement. I woke up in the ICU a few hours after the operation and went home in less than a week after. God bless him!!!
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