Petros Efthimiou, MD, Prof.

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Petros Efthimiou, MD, Prof.

Clinical Professor of Medicine/Attending Rheumatologist, Ross University School of Medicine/New York Rheumatology Care, PC, New York (United States)

Rheumatologist Specialist in Rheumatology and a Clinical Professor of Medicine & Rheumatology in New York City with expertise in the treatment of autoimmune diseases (e.g. osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis)

Expertise
Rheumatologist
My experience
20 years
Can review
MRI, CT • X-ray • Blood lab results • Doctor report
Consultation Report
350
Delivery time
3 workdays
Video Consultation
300
About me

I am a Board Certified Specialist in Rheumatology at the rank of Clinical Professor of Medicine & Rheumatology in New York City. I have held several full time faculty positions in top US Medical Schools such as Weill Cornell and New York University (NYU) at the level of Clinical Professor of Medicine/Rheumatology.

I graduated summa cum laude at the University of Ioannina Medical School in Greece, and became a Research Scholar at Northwestern University College of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Afterwards, I had completed Internal Medicine Residency at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, while my Rheumatology Fellowship took place at the Hospital for Special Surgery and New York Presbyterian/Cornell Campus.

I have expertise in the treatment of autoimmune disorders including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis/Axial Spondyloarthritis, gout, osteoarthritis, CPPD disease, Recurrent Pericarditis, IgG4-RD, dermatomyositis/polymyositis, SLE-lupus, Lupus Nephritis, Behcet's, Sjogren’s syndrome, Vasculitis, ANCA Vasculitis, Giant Cell Arteritis, Takayasu's arteritis, Periodic Fever Syndromes, Systemic Sclerosis/Scleroderma, Osteoporosis, Auto-inflammatory Syndromes and Adult Still’s Disease. I have been publishing extensively in peer-reviewed journals and medical textbooks and have served as Clinical Investigator in multiple international randomized controlled trials. I have served as an ad hoc reviewer and editorial board member in peer-reviewed rheumatology journals and am frequently invited as s speaker at national and international medical conferences.
I was ranked Top Doctor in Rheumatology in the 2011-22 “US News & World Report” & "NY Magazine".

Experience and training
  • August 2019 - Today
    Clinical Professor of Medicine/Attending Rheumatologist, Ross University School of Medicine/New York Rheumatology Care, PC, New York (United States)
  • November 2017 - August 2019
    Clinical Professor of Medicine/Rheumatology, Division of Rheumatology, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York (United States)
  • October 2012 - October 2017
    Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Rheumatology, Weill Cornell, New York (United States)
  • June 2007 - October 2012
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Rheumatology, Weill Cornell, New York (United States)
  • February 2005 - June 2007
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark (United States)
  • July 2001 - July 2004
    Fellow in Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York (United States)
  • July 2004
    Rheumatology Fellow, Weill Cornell Medicine/ New York Presbyterian Hospital & Hospital for Special Surgery, New York (United States)
  • July 2001
    Internal Medicine Residency, Medicine, Brown University, Providence (United States)
Licensures and memberships
  • 268774, United States
Member of:
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA)
  • International Myositis Assessment & Clinical Studies Group (IMACS)
  • Hospital for Special Surgery Alumni Association
  • Independent Doctors of NY Association
Report languages

English, Ελληνικά, plus 22 languages with medical translation