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Dimitrios Avgerinos

Dimitrios Vasileios Avgerinos, MD, PhD

New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Str
Suite M404
New York  10065
United States
6466970057
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Role: 
Surgeon

Background

  • Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York
  • Certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery & the American Board of Surgery
  • Instructor in Cardiothoracic Surgery, NYP-Cornell & Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2010-2013)
  • Instructor in Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2005-2010) 
  • Research Assistant, Center of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tufts-NEMC, Boston MA (2003-2005)

Interests

  • Minimally invasive CT Surgery
  • Trans-catheter valve replacement
  • Aortic & endovascular surgery
  • Arrhythmia surgery
  • Total artificial heart
  • Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs)
  • Valve-sparing ascending aneurysm repair
  • Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Robotic cardiac surgery

Education

  • Executive Leadership for Healthcare Professionals Certificate, Cornell University, College of Human Ecology, Ithaca NY (2018)

  • Aortic Surgery advanced Fellowship, NYP-Cornell (2012-2013)

  • PhD, Department of Surgery, Athens University Medical School (2007-2014)
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow, NYP-Cornell / Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2010-2012)
  • Scholar of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2006-2012)
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine General Surgery Residency (2005-2010)
  • Master's of Science, Tufts University School of Engineering, Medford MA (2004-2005)
  • Research Assistant, Center of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tufts-NEMC, Boston MA (2003-2005) 
  • Doctor of Medicine, Athens Medical School (M.D. 1996-2002) 

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Aorta
  • Arrhythmias
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Disease
  • Endocarditis and Inflammatory Diseases
  • Endovascular Techniques
  • Extracorporeal Circulation
  • Great Vessels
  • Heart Failure
  • Mechanical Circulatory Assistance
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Valve Disease
  • Vascular
  • Vascular Guidelines