About

NEW Location in New York City:

215 East 68th Street, Suite #8, New York, NY 10065

Telephone: 646-719-0602

Fax: 888-325-1761

Dr. Efthimiou would love to continue to provide care for previous patients and new patients as well.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with your contact information if you require assistance making an appointment.

 Petros Efthimiou is a Board Certified Specialist in Rheumatology at the rank of Clinical Professor of Medicine & Rheumatology in New York City.

A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Ioannina Medical School in Greece, Dr. Efthimiou became a Research Scholar at Northwestern University College of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He then completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, while his Rheumatology Fellowship took place at the Hospital for Special Surgery and New York Presbyterian/Cornell Campus.

Dr. Efthimiou has expertise in the treatment of autoimmune disorders including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, gout, osteoarthritis, myositis, SLE-lupus, Sjogren’s syndrome, Vasculitis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Scleroderma, Osteoporosis, Auto-inflammatory Syndromes and Adult Still’s Disease. Dr. Efthimiou has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and medical textbooks and has served as Clinical Investigator in multiple, international, randomized controlled trials. He has served as an ad hoc reviewer and editorial board member in peer-reviewed rheumatology journals and is a frequently invited speaker in national and international medical conferences.

A 2011-19 “Castle Connolly” and “US News & World Report”, Top Doctor in Rheumatology, he was the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award in 2012-19 and named a 2014-19 “Super Doctor” by the New York Times and “Best Doctor” by New York Magazine. He has published a medical textbook in the Auto-inflammatory Syndromes and a Rheumatology Review Textbook.

Dr Efthimiou is Board Certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine.

We do not participate in any managed care plans, which allows us to spend sufficient amount of time with our patients. We always submit the claims to the patients’ insurance companies for reimbursement if their plan allows for it. Our staff is available to assist you with this process.

For many insurance plans we would be considered an out-of-network (OON) physician. PPO and Indemnity plans may cover our services, but you will likely be subject to copays and deductibles.