Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos, MD

Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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40 y/o
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Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Flushing, NY and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery

5645 Main St Rm 3S

Flushing, NY 11355
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • 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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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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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
Septal Defect
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

"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 s...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

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

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