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Dr. Athanasios Papakostas, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.3 (6)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Athanasios Papakostas, MD

Dr. Athanasios Papakostas, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of Athens / College of Medicine / School of Health Science National & Kapodistrian and is affiliated with New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Papakostas, completed a residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Patients rated Dr. Papakostas an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Papakostas works at Weill Cornell Medicine - Dermatology in New York, NY with other offices in Saint Louis, MO, Mount Vernon, IL and Glen Carbon, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Retinal Neovascularization and Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Papakostas' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Weill Medical College of Cornell
    1305 York Ave, New York, NY 10021 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (646) 962-2020
    Thursday
    08:30 - 18:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 18:00
  2. 2
    The Retina Institute
    17 The Boulevard Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO 63117 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (626) 793-4168
  3. 3
    Office
    1009 S 42nd St Ste 3, Mount Vernon, IL 62864 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (800) 888-0011
  4. 4
    Office
    2201 S Brentwood Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63144 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (314) 367-1181
  5. 5
    Office
    5 Country Club Executive Park, Glen Carbon, IL 62034 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (800) 888-0011

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  • New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Retinal Neovascularization
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Retinal Neovascularization
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)

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Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Retinal Neovascularization
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Drusen
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Acute Endophthalmitis
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Cataract
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Chronic Endophthalmitis
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Retinopathy
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Endophthalmitis
Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Floaters
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Glaucoma
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Hypertensive Retinopathy
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Progressive High Myopia
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Senile Cataracts
Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chorioretinal Scars
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Cataracts
Diplopia
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Dislocation of Lens
Disorder of Choroid
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Dry Eyes
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Esotropia
Eyelid Disorders
Foreign Body in Eye
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Hyphema
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Hypotony of Eye
Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Lazy Eye
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Marfan Syndrome
Migraine
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Miosis
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Nearsightedness
Non-Magnetic Retained Intraocular Foreign Body
Ocular Hypertension
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Optic Neuritis
Paralytic Strabismus
Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
Retina Diseases
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Detachment
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Ischemia
Retinoschisis
Serous Detachment Retina
Staphyloma Posticum
Strabismus
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vitreoretinal Degeneration
Anterior Vitrectomy
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cornea Surgery
Cornea Transplant
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
Eye Surgery
Eye Test
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Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Macular Degeneration Treatment
Macular Hole Surgery
Macular Pucker Surgery
Ocular Prosthetics
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Repair of Retinal Detachment
Retina and Vitreous Surgery
Scleral Buckling
Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
Strabismus Surgery
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
Vitreous Surgery
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    About Dr. Athanasios Papakostas, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Greek
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    NPI Number
    • 1588975346
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency
    Internship
    • Metrowest Medical Center Framingham Union Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Athens / College of Medicine / School of Health Science National & Kapodistrian
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Athanasios Papakostas, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Papakostas is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Papakostas has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Papakostas has seen patients for Retinal Neovascularization and Diabetic Macular Edema (DME), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Papakostas on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Papakostas. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Papakostas.

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