Dr. Petros Efthimiou, MD

Dr. Petros Efthimiou, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Petros Efthimiou, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University of Ioannina / Medical School in 1996 and specializes in rheumatology.

97 Amity St Fl 1

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Locals (any local)
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Efthimiou'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Efthimiou "Excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic autoimmune and auto-inflammatory diseases"

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

97  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthralgia - Purpura - Weakness Syndrome
  • Arthritic Conditions of the Upper Extremity
  • Arthritic Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) Joints
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis-Related Enthesitis
  • Arthropathy in Behcet's Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Uveitis
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myopathy
  • Myositis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Rheumatoid Vasculitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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.

Education

  • University of Ioannina / Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Hosp Special Surg-Cornell U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Efthimiou has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Efthimiou's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Efthimiou to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Efthimiou's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I spent years seeing lots of doctors trying to get a diagnosis. Dr Petros diagnosed me within two weeks of my first visit. I've been under his treatment for approximately two years and have had great results. I believe anyone who is suffering from arthritis should give him a try. He listens and...more
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I love his new office in Brooklyn Heights (97 Amity). Brand new and simply beautiful. The staff is extremely professional and accommodating. The doctor greeted me with a smile and remembered my entire medical history from the old location. You can tell that NYU knows how to run a practice very...more
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Very thorough and kind. Excellent doctor.
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Amazing Doctor! He took my pain away.
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