Alexander Kofinas, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Garden City, NY, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

AlexanderD.KofinasMD

Obstetrics & GynecologyGarden City, NY

Birth Defect & Fetal Treatment, Maternal & Fetal Medicine/High Risk

Director, Kofinas Perinatal PC

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Summary

  • I am board certified in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine. I am in private practice in New York City and in Long Island at Kofinas Perinatal PC. My current practice is only consultative and I provide high-risk management with emphasis on prevention of all major pregnancy related complications. At Kofinas Perinatal we see primarily patients with recurrent pregnancy loss, pregnancies conceived by ART (singleton and multiple), patients with poor obstetrical histories and help them achieve a healthy and term pregnancy. We provide pre-conceptional consultations and pregnancy follow up to patients with specific problems of multi-factorial thrombophilia and reproductive immunological complications. We identify causes of recurrent IVF failures and treat such patients successfully.

Education & Training

  • Wake Forest University
    Wake Forest UniversityFellowship
  • Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Brooklyn Hospital CenterResidency
  • Good Samaritan HospitalInternship
  • University of Athens
    University of AthensMedicalSchool

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1985 - 2017
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1983 - 2022
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Patients' Choice Award Vitals, 2015-2019
  • New York Best Doctors New York Magazine; 8 times in last 13 years
  • Award for leadership, dedicated effort and support of quality patient care The Brooklyn Hospital Center Quality Assurance Program, 1999
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • The role of second trimester ultrasound in the diagnosis of placental thrombosis leading to poor pregnancy outcome  
    Kofinas AD, Kofinas GD and Sutija VG, J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, 1/1/2007
  • Enoxaparin and Low Dose Aspirin Improve Outcomes in High-Risk Pregnancies Complicated Fur­ther by Unexplained Low Maternal Serum Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A  
    Kofinas AD., et al., EC Gynaecology, 1/1/2015
  • Indomethacin as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool in the management of progressive cervical shortening diagnosed by trans-vaginal sonography  
    Kofinas AD, Kofinas J., The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 1/1/2010
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Books/Book Chapters

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Lectures

  • Advances in the molecular basis of pre-eclampsia and time for a new paradigm 
    NY Methodist hospital, Brooklyn NY - 1/1/2015
  • Fetal developmental adaptive programming. The role of Placenta to life long benefits and consequences 
    NY Methodist hospital, Brooklyn NY - 1/1/2015
  • Progress in obstetrical practice and changes over time in the major obstetrical complications. True and fallacious impressions 
    NY Methodist hospital, Brooklyn NY - 1/1/2014
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Greek

Hospital Affiliations