Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos, Doctor
  • Doctor
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery · Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos

5.0

  • Titles & Designations: MD

  • Years of Experience: …

  • Gender: …

  • Age: 39

  • Accepting New Patients

Specialties

Specialties

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome

Aortic Aneurysm

Aortic Dissection

Aortic Valve Disease

Arrhythmias

Cardiomyopathy

Congestive Heart Failure

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Endocarditis

Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)

Marfan Syndrome

Mitral Valve Disease

Pericardial Disease

Pulmonary Embolism

Septal Defect

Procedures Performed

Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Aortic Root Surgery

Atrial Fibrillation Surgery

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Heart Surgery

Maze Procedure

Mitral Valve Repair

Mitral Valve Surgery

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

About Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos

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  • No Board Actions

  • No Malpractice Claims

Languages

Greek, English, Spanish, Chinese, Cantonese, Chinese, Mandarin

Biography

Dr Avgerinos is an Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Attending Surgeon at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery of New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr Avgerinos 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 at Mt Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, where he received multiple awards including the Leon Ginsburg Award for professionalism and clinical outcomes, and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Award for scholarly activity. His pursued training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at The New York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan – Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and remained at Weill Cornell for a year of advanced fellowship training in Complex Cardiac and Aortic Surgery. He was recruited back to the Athens Medical Center in Greece as Chief of Cardiac Surgery where 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 in 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.

Treatment Approach

Unspecified

Education

University of Athens / College of Medicine / School of Health Science National & Kapodistrian

Undergraduate School

2002

University of Athens / College of Medicine / School of Health Science National & Kapodistrian

Medical School

2002

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Internship Hospital

2006

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Residency Hospital

2010

Cornell Med Coll/Ny Presbyn Hosp

Fellowship Hospital

2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital

Fellowship Hospital

2012

Board Certifications

General Surgery

American Board of Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Publications & Research

Unspecified

Awards & Recognition

Unspecified

Memberships

Unspecified

Associated Practices & Hospitals

NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens

Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Hospital

Weill Cornell Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery

Medical Practice

Weill Cornell Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery

Medical Practice

Insurance

Aetna

Aetna EPO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Indemnity

Affinity Health Plan

Affinity Essential Bronze
Affinity Essential Gold
Affinity Essential Platinum
Affinity Essential Silver

Cigna

Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna

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

MultiPlan

MultiPlan PPO

UnitedHealthCare

Empire Plan
Indemnity
UMR
United Healthcare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

Amida Care

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Commercial Insurance Company

Elderplan

Medicaid

VNS Choice

Ratings & Reviews

Average Rating

5.0

Personal Performance

Time Well Spent

5.0

Trustworthiness

5.0

Answers Questions

5.0

Explains Conditions

5.0

Staff & Office

Office Env

5.0

Scheduling

5.0

Friendliness

5.0

Avg Wait Time

10 to 15 minutes

Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos

5.0