Petros Efthimiou, MD, Rheumatology, New York, NY

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Rheumatology New York, NY

Myositis, Rheumatoid Arthritis & Related, Spondyloarthropathy, Vasculitis

Clinical Professor of Medicine

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Summary

  • I am a board certified Rheumatologist specializing in auto-immune and auto- inflammatory conditions

Education & Training

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell CampusFELLOWSHIP
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Hospital for Special SurgeryFELLOWSHIP
  • Brown University
    Brown UniversityRESIDENCY
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsINTERNSHIP
  • University of Ioannina Faculty of Medicine
    University of Ioannina Faculty of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2020 - Present
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2007 - 2022
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2004 - 2007
  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 1998 - 2000
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Rheumatology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Super Doctor SuperDoctors.com, 2015-2020
  • Best Doctor New York Magazine, 2014-2017, 2019-2020
  • New York Metro Best Doctor NY Times Magazine, 2014-2020
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • "Therapeutic Armamentarium against Rheumatoid Arthritis in the New Decade: not there yet, but getting closer"  
    Kukar M and Efthimiou P, European Musculoskeletal Review
  • “Somatostatin Involvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis”  
    Blake AD, West FM, Ghafoor S, and Efthimiou P, Current Rheumatology Reviews
  • “Occupational and Environmental Exposures in Lupus and Systemic Sclerosis: A preventable Risk Factor?”  
    Petryna O, Yavari N, Efthimiou P, Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine
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Books/Book Chapters

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Authored Content

  • Absolute Rheumatology ReviewSeptember 2019
  • Autoinflammatory SyndromesJanuary 2019

Press Mentions

  • RA Drug Methotrexate Tied to Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Other Risks
    RA Drug Methotrexate Tied to Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Other RisksFebruary 23, 2020 03:25
  • What Should You Do if Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Stops Working?
    What Should You Do if Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Stops Working?April 25, 2018 11:22
  • Pregnancy in Rheumatic Disease: Managing Potentially Teratogenic Medications
    Pregnancy in Rheumatic Disease: Managing Potentially Teratogenic MedicationsMarch 03, 2018 10:32
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Committees

  • Member, American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting Planning Committee 2016 - 2018

Research History

  • Research FellowNorthwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL1997 - 1998

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow
  • Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA)
    Member
  • Independent Doctors of New York (IDNY)
    Member
  • Hellenic Medical Society of New York (HSMNY)
    Member

Other Languages

  • Greek