Petros Efthimiou, MD, Prof.

Approved by Diagnose.me Medical Advisory Board on 20 Dec 2019

Petros Efthimiou, MD, Prof.

Clinical Professor of Medicine/Attending Rheumatologist, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/White Plains Hospital, 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, lupus, myositis, scleroderma, Sjogren's, undifferentiated connective tissue disease…

Expertise
Rheumatologist Internist
My experience
18 years
Can review
MRI, CT • X-ray • Blood lab results • Doctor report
Consultation Report
400
Delivery time
3 workdays
Video Consultation
400
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".

Client reviews
  • 25 Nov 2022, Dušan Timko

    Well-founded, concise, clear, comprehensible opinion


Experience and training
  • August 2023 - Today
    Clinical Professor of Medicine/Attending Rheumatologist, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/White Plains Hospital, 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