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Dr. Athanasios Papakostas, MD

Dr. Athanasios Papakostas, MD

Age 38 Ophthalmic Surgery M
(6) 6 reviews

Telehealth available

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(845) 280-6685

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Show number (646) 962-2020

Dr. Athanasios Papakostas, MD is a ophthalmic surgery specialist in New York, NY. Dr. Papakostas completed a residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He currently practices at Weill Cornell Eye Associates, New York, NY and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He accepts multiple insurance plans, including Medicare. Dr. Papakostas is board certified in Ophthalmology.


New Patient? (845) 280-6685
  1. Weill Cornell Eye Associates, New York, NY

    1. 1
      Weill Cornell Eye at Lower Manhattan
      156 William St Fl 12, New York, NY 10038 Call
      Existing Patients: (646) 962-2020
      New Patients:
      (845) 280-6685
    2. 2
      Weill Cornell Eye Associates, New York, NY
      212 E 69th St Ste 5, New York, NY 10021 Call
      Existing Patients: (646) 962-2020
      New Patients:
      (845) 280-6685
    3. 3
      Upper East Side
      40 W 72Nd St, New York, NY 10023 Call
      Existing Patients: (212) 981-9800
      New Patients:
      (845) 280-6685
  1. Weill Cornell Medicine Ophthalmology

    1. 4
      Weill Cornell Medicine Ophthalmology
      36 Worth St, New York, NY 10013 Call
      Existing Patients: (646) 962-2020
      New Patients:
      (845) 280-6685




  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Residency Hospital — 2014
  • MetroWest Medical Center Framingham Union Hospital, Internship Hospital — 2011
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Fellowship Hospital — 2010

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Excellent surgeon! He has operated on both eyes for retinal detachments and saved my vision.
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  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

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Call (212) 582-3422 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (646) 962-2020 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

Dr. Papakostas frequently treats Retinal Hemorrhage, Vitreous Hemorrhage, and Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear.