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Demetri Merianos, MD, Pediatric (General) Surgery, New York, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital


Pediatric (General) Surgery New York, NY

Assistant Professor, Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Overview of Dr. Merianos

Dr. Demetri Merianos is a Pediatric Surgeon in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including New York-Presbyterian Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, New York-Presbyterian Queens, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NYC Health + Hospitals / Coney Island, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice 13 years. He is one of 4 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Queens and one of 5 doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital who specialize in Pediatric (General) Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and Greek. He has more than 30 publications and over 450 citings.

Education & Training

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    Children's Hospital Los AngelesFellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 2011 - 2013
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemResidency, Surgery, 2004 - 2011
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Rutgers New Jersey Medical SchoolClass of 2004
  • Duke University
    Duke UniversityBS, 1996 - 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2013 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2011 - Present
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2004 - 2012
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Pediatric Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Penn Pearl Teaching Award 2011
  • Leonard D. Miller Teaching Award 2011
  • Jonathan Rhoads Research Award 2010
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Smartphones, trainees, and mobile education: implications for graduate medical education  
    Short SS, Lin AC, Merianos DJ, Burke RV and Upperman JS, Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 1/1/2014
  • A case of congenital pyloric atresia with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa  
    Short SS, Grant CN, Merianos D, Haydel D and Ford HR, Pediatric Surgery International, 1/1/2014
  • Developmental stage determines efficiency of gene transfer to muscle satellite cells by in utero delivery of adeno-associated virus vector serotype 2/9  
    Stitelman DH, Brazelton T, Bora A, Traas J, Merianos D, Limberis M, Davey M and Flake AW, Molecular Therapy-Methods & Clinical Development, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters


  • In the absence of an adaptive immune response, NK cells do not limit engraftment after in utero hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
    Santore MT, Merianos DJ, Todorow CA, Endo M and Flake AW, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 1/1/2010
  • Elimination of the maternally induced adaptive immune response allows uniform achievement of high level allogeneic chimerism by in utero hematopoietic cell transplanta...
    Santore MT, Merianos DJ, Todorow CA and Flake AW, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 1/1/2010
  • Regulatory T cells may prevent loss of engraftment after in utero hematopoietic cell transplantation.
    Merianos DJ, Tiblad E, Santore MT, Todorow CA, Zoltick PW and Flake AW, American College of Surgeons 95th Annual Clinical Congress, Chicago, IL, 1/11/2009
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  • J-pouch versus straight ileo-anal anastomosis. 
    New York, NY - 1/26/2014
  • Minimally invasive techniques in pediatric surgery. 
    Brooklyn, NY - 1/15/2014
  • Surgical management of chest wall deformities. 
    New York, NY - 1/10/2014

Authored Content

  • Early Versus Late Surgical Management of Complicated Appendicitis in Children: A Statewide Database Analysis with One-Year Follow-up☆October 2017

Press Mentions

  • One Day, Growing Spare Parts Inside the Body
    One Day, Growing Spare Parts Inside the BodySeptember 17th, 2012
  • Convocation Honors Medical Students' Achievements
    Convocation Honors Medical Students' AchievementsMay 18th, 2021

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish, Greek

Hospital Affiliations