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Dimitrios Christoforou

Dr. Dimitrios Christoforou , MD

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OVERVIEW

Dr. Christoforou graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from New York University in 2002 with a degree in history and biology.  He subsequently earned his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine with honors where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society in 2006.  His post-graduate training included an internship in General Surgery at NYU Medical Center, followed by an orthopaedic surgical residency at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan, where he received the Chief Resident Teaching award.  During that time he also served as a staff physician at Madison Square Garden, and as an assistant team physician for high school and local college sports teams. He then completed a fellowship in Hand, Upper Extremity and Microsurgery at Harvard Medical School, where he gained extensive experience, and served as a clinical instructor at the Massachusetts General and the Brigham and Women’s Hospitals in Boston.  He has obtained further microsurgical training at Columbia University Medical Center’s Microsurgery Training and Research Laboratory. He has authored over 20 peer reviewed publications and chapters in orthopaedics and hand surgery in topics including fractures, nerve, tendon and ligament injuries, arthritis and microsurgery. His research has been presented and awarded at multiple regional, national and international conferences.  He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is an active member of multiple medical societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Additionally, he is further board certified in the subspecialty of Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery.

Dr. Christoforou developed an extensive practice in the New York Hudson Valley before returning to Long Island in 2015. He specializes in the treatment of hand, wrist, forearm and elbow conditions.  He offers cutting edge treatment options, both surgical and nonsurgical, for a multitude of ailments including fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome, dupuytren’s disease, arthritis, nerve, tendon and ligament injuries, and more.  Some of these include endoscopic carpal tunnel release, wrist and hand arthroscopy, joint replacement/reconstructive surgery and injectable collagenase treatment for dupuytren’s disease. He has extensive experience in fracture and peripheral nerve surgery.  Dr. Christoforou strives to individualize treatment for each of his patients, using minimally invasive approaches to care for a broad spectrum of problems of varying complexity.

Dr. Christoforou strives to stay at the forefront of healthcare and its dynamic evolution.  He regularly attends national and international courses and conferences in order to learn new techniques and innovations in his field, and uses that knowledge to deliver the highest quality of care to his patients.

PATIENT'S PERSPECTIVE

Explains conditions and treatments
Takes time to answer my questions
Provides follow-up as needed
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RATINGS AND REVIEWS

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Patient Perspective
5.0 Explains conditions and treatments
5.0 Takes time to answer my questions
5.0 Provides follow-up as needed
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500 Commack Rd Unit 150, Commack, NY, 11725
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Dimitrios Christoforou, MD
500 Commack Rd Unit 150
Commack, NY, 11725
"Nice to see a doctor that seems to actually care..Very professional, listens to your concerns, options you have and does not rush you out.. Breath of fresh air to see him as well as his pa.."
  • March 25, 2021

LOCATIONS

500 Commack Rd Unit 150
Commack,NY,11725
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55 Medford Ave Unit E
Patchogue,NY,11772
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EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Fellowship
NYU Medical Center - Internship in General Surgery
Harvard Medical School - Hand, Upper Extremity and Microsurgery
Residency
NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases - Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical School
New York University School Of Medicine
Graduated 2006

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED (34)

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  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Oxford Metro
  • Empire PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • UHC Options PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Empire HMO
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Fidelis Care NY State of Health HBX
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • Affinity Essential Qualified Health Plans
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • CDPHP PPO
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Oscar Insurance NY
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • MVP Preferred PPO

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Saint Charles Hospital
  • Saint Catherine Of Siena Medical Center