Dimitrios V. Avgerinos, MD, PhD

Dimitrios V. Avgerinos, MD, PhD

Dimitrios V. Avgerinos, MD, PhD

Specialties: Cardiac SurgeryMore specialties
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525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
US
Other Locations

Additional Locations for Dimitrios V. Avgerinos, MD, PhD

  • 56-45 Main St
    3 South
    Flushing, NY 11355
    US

Insurances Accepted


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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Agewell Medicare
  • Amerigroup
  • Amerigroup NJ
  • Amida Care
  • Amida Care Medicaid, HARP
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • Emblem Health GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus Medicaid; HARP
  • Fidalis
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Healthcare Partners Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare
  • Healthfirst
  • Healthfirst Child Health Plus
  • Healthfirst Essential 1-4
  • Healthfirst Exchange
  • Healthfirst Medicaid, HARP
  • Healthfirst Medicare
  • Magnacare Commercial
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford
  • Oxford Freedom/ Garden State
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Metro
  • Oxford Mosaic
  • Pacificare PPO
  • The Empire Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health Commercial; Medicaid; HARP; Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare COMMUNITY PLAN
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicaid, HARP
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • Vytra Healthcare HMO, PPO
  • WellCare
  • WellCare CHP
  • WellCare American Progressive Life
  • WellCare Medicaid, HARP
  • WellCare Medicare
  • WellCare MTLC

About Dimitrios V. Avgerinos, MD, PhD


Dr Avgerinos is a board certified Cardiac Surgeon practicing at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens hospital located in Flushing, NY. He earned his medical degree from Athens Medical School and also obtained a MSc in mechanical engineering from Tufts University and a PhD from the University of Athens. He performed his thesis in the research field of robotic laparoscopic simulators with full support from a grant from the National Science Foundation. He subsequently completed a residency in General Surgery, received multiple awards including the Leon Ginsburg Award for professionalism and clinical outcomes, and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Award for scholarly activity. He pursued training in Car...
Dr Avgerinos is a board certified Cardiac Surgeon practicing at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens hospital located in Flushing, NY. He earned his medical degree from Athens Medical School and also obtained a MSc in mechanical engineering from Tufts University and a PhD from the University of Athens. He performed his thesis in the research field of robotic laparoscopic simulators with full support from a grant from the National Science Foundation. He subsequently completed a residency in General Surgery, received multiple awards including the Leon Ginsburg Award for professionalism and clinical outcomes, and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Award for scholarly activity. He pursued training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan – Kettering Cancer Center. He remained at Weill Cornell for a year of advanced fellowship training in Complex Cardiac and Aortic Surgery. He utilized his skills to develop a large program concentrating on all the areas of cardiac and great vessels surgery. Dr. Avgerinos is a member of multiple surgical societies, and has published extensively in peer-reviewed surgical journals. He is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, the American Board of Surgery, and the European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Dr Avgerinos’ clinical interests include all aspects of adult cardiac surgery, including coronary bypass and surgery of the great vessels such as aneurysms and dissections of the entire thoracic aorta. He is also quite experienced in mitral valve repair/replacement, aortic valve repair/replacement, minimally invasive and robotic techniques, transcatheter valve surgery (TAVR), and the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation (MAZE). His research interests include aortic surgery and structural heart disease.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center

Expertise

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Arterial/Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery and Valvular Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Coronary Artery Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • MAZE Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Replacement and Repair
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve (TAVR)

Education

  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbtyerian Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of Athens
  • Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine Beth Israel Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Greek

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