Dr. Katherine Economos, MD

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Dr. Katherine Economos, MD is a Oncology Specialist in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Economos has extensive experience in Gynecologic Neoplasms. She is affiliated with medical facilities NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. Her office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Katherine Economos, MD

NewYork Presbyterian Medical Group Brooklyn Park Slope

340 4th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11215 ()
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I saw Dr. Economos many years ago but loved her...and I'm still here, 21 years later, after a diagnosis of stage 3 ovarian cancer! Dr. E was always kindly blunt; I loved her sense of humor and her willingness to carefully explain things. Note: She oversaw my chemotherapy and follow up for several years.
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Manda – May 05, 2021
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Dr. Economos is not one of those docs who rushes your visit. She spends time with you, making sure that she fully explains everything clearly for you to understand. (Although this does mean she is not able to see her patients on time, the wait is so very worth it). She also has a wonderful staff - they too truly care about the comfort of the patients and are thorough with their work.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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3 people found this helpful
Sep 13, 2019
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I recently had surgery. I was concerned I might have a blood clot. Dr economos was the covering doctor. I had never met her. She went above and beyond to be helpful. It was the weekend and she suggested that I go to the emergency room. But first she checked to make sure that they did the test that I needed and then she alerted them to the problem soiI wouldn't have to wait so long. She asked me to call her when I got there and to have the person who did the ultrasound to call her with the result
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Judy Balos in Brooklyn, NY – Jan 01, 2019
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This doctor was supposed to perform a hysterectomy on my mom and basically butchered her. She ended up with an infection, an ileostomy, and pneumonia which resulted in her spending over a month in the hospital. If that was not all, after only 2 cycles of chemo therapy and no scan or blood tests decided that there was nothing more that she could do to help her and signed her up for hospice care and sent her home to die. She told me that she gave her 3 months tops. Where is her compassion?????????
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Brooklyn, NY – Sep 20, 2017
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Yes you might have a wait to see Dr Economos but she is well worth the wait. Very knowledgeable and Cares about her patients. Takes the time to explain what's going on and your options. Very happy to have Dr Economos taking care of me. Her staff is very caring and helpful as well. You might not always be able to speak to Dr Economos, but her staff will always get back to you with answers.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Mary B. in BrookyN, NY – Nov 13, 2016
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Undergraduate education:  New York University, B.A. Biology

Medical education:  S.U.N.Y Downstate Medical Center

Residency: ...
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  • Oncology
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine


Sw Med Ctr-U Tex
Fellowship Hospital
Maimonides Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Maimonides Medical Center
Internship Hospital


  • English
  • Greek

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What are Dr. Katherine Economos, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Economos frequently treats Gynecologic Neoplasms. See all practice areas where Dr. Economos specializes.

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Dr. Economos' office is located at 340 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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2 malpractice claims Found
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  • Settlement (4/22/2019)View details
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Economos

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Economos treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Economos treats other conditions, please contact the office at (347) 694-5035.

Gynecologic Neoplasms

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the female reproductive system, including ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, and cervical cancer, through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Gynecologic Neoplasms specialists.

Dr. Economos is experienced in the area of Gynecologic Neoplasms. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Excision of Cervix
Hysterectomy - Open
Gynecologic Cancer
Uterine Cancer
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Dr. Economos' conditions and procedures:

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bowenoid Papulosis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Screening
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Screenings
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvectomy

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