Petros V. Efthimiou , MD

Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

(646) 719-0602

Petros Efthimiou, MD, FACR
215 E 68th St Ofc 8
New York, NY 10065


Dr Petros Efthimiou, MD, is the Associate Chief of Rheumatology at New York Methodist Hospitaland an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Rheumatology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. A graduate of the University of Ioannina Medical School in Ioannina, Greece, Dr Efthimiou completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Brown University's Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, and his Rheumatology Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery and New York Presbyterian/Cornell Campus. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Dr. Efthimiou has expertise in the treatment of autoimmune disorders including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, gout, osteoarthritis, myositis, SLE-lupus, Sjogren's syndrome, Vasculitis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Scleroderma, Osteoporosis, Autoinflammatory Syndromes and Adult onset Still's Disease. Dr. Efthimiou has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals and was a Clinical Investigator in several trials. He has served as an ad hoc reviewer; editorial board member and Lead Guest Editor in several peer-reviewed journals and is a frequently invited speaker in medical conferences. A 2012-15 \\"Castle Connolly\\" and \\"US News & World Report\\" Top Doctor in Rheumatology, he was the recipient of the \\"Patients' Choice Award\\". In 2015&2016 he was named \\"Super Doctor\\" by New York Times Magazine, included in the prestigious lists \\"America's Top Doctors\\" by Castle Connolly Medical and named \\"Top Doctor\\" at the June, 2015 edition of \\"New York Magazine\\".

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 25 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Ioannina Medical School

Graduation Date: in 1996

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center

Specialties: Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Affinity Essential Qualified Health Plans
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Emblem Health Select Care
  • Emblem Health Select Care Bronze
  • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Empire HMO
  • Empire HMO Bronze Individual via Exchange
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health PPO
  • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MetroPlus Health - Exchange
  • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Metro
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Efthimiou's Office Information

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Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:


Doctor Efthimiou's Other Office Information

Gohealth Urgent Care
2628 Broadway
New York, NY 10025
(212) 897-1992

Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sun9:00 AM-5:00 PM