Dr. Katherine Economos, MD

Dr. Katherine Economos, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Katherine Economos, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from S.U.N.Y Downstate Medical Center in 1986 and specializes in gynecologic oncology and hospice & palliative medicine.Read her story

263 7th Ave Ste 4D

Brooklyn, NY 11215

Contact Information

(718) 246-8650

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Gynecologic Cancer
very high
more than 92% of peers
Excision of Cervix
very high
more than 87% of peers
Uterine Cancer
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Economos' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Economos "Undergraduate education: New York University, B.A. Biology Medical education: S.U.N.Y Downstate Medical Center Residency: Maimonides Medical Center, Obstetrics and Gynecology Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Gynecologic Oncology Board certified: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Academic appointment: Clinical Associate Professor of ObGyn, Weill Cornell Medical College Native Brooklynite 2011 Honoree American Cancer Society's Celebrating Women of Excellence in Health Care, Brooklyn, NY"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Economos "This practice provides comprehensive surgical, chemotherapeutic, medical, and palliative management of women afflicted with gynecologic cancer, all under one roof, with a committed, knowledgeable, empathetic, and experienced staff."

2  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

10  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2013
    Amount or Range: 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.


  • New York Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • S.U.N.Y Downstate Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Maimonides Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Maimonides Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Economos has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Economos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Economos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Economos to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Economos' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
Dr. Economos Says:

Surgeries for advanced gynecologic cancers are, for the most part, very complex, and are not "simple" hysterectomies; critical comments made in situations where a patient sustains a complication following such difficult and challenging surgery (where every reasonable attempt is made to remove the cancer) must be considered in the context of the extent of the cancer. 


Patient Comments (2)

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...more
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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...more
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