Dr. Petros Efthimiou, MD

Dr. Petros Efthimiou, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Petros Efthimiou, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Efthimiou is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center .

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

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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

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Care Philosophy

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

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Scleroderma
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Biological Therapy
  • Bursa Injection
  • Immunotherapy
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Injection Therapy
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Efthimiou to family and friends
4.8
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)
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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
New York, NY |
Very thorough and kind. Excellent doctor.
New York, NY |
Amazing Doctor! He took my pain away.
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Dr. Efthimiou accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • HealthFirst
  • Locals (any local)
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Efthimiou has admitting privileges

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 1st Ave
New York, NY 10016
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