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Paul Petrakos, DO Ophthalmology and Ophthalmologist

Paul Petrakos, DO

Ophthalmology and Ophthalmologist
New York, NY 10021
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About Paul Petrakos DO

Dr. Paul Petrakos is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine. He is a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist, specializing in the evaluation and treatment glaucoma, including medical management, laser, and surgical procedures. He also performs cataract surgery and is up-to-date on the latest advances in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS).A native New Yorker, Dr. Petrakos graduated from Stony Brook University before attending the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine. Here he served as an Academic Medicine Scholar and received a masters degree in Neuromusculoskeletal Sciences.Dr. Petrakos completed his residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College. He then continued his training at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, completing his glaucoma fellowship and receiving specialized training in trabeculectomy, glaucoma drainage device implantation, laser trabeculoplasty and iridotomy, complex cataract extraction, laser-assisted cataract extraction, implantation of astigmatic (toric) and multi-focal intraocular lenses, and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.Dr. Petrakos is committed to providing personalized glaucoma and cataract care supplemented by the newest technologies, instruments, and techniques. He is an author and co-author of a number of journal articles and book chapters. His areas of clinical and research interest include ocular imaging, medical and surgical treatments of glaucoma.

Location

Weill Cornell Medicine Ophthalmology 1305 York Avenue 11th Floor New York, NY 10021
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Specialties

Paul Petrakos has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Paul Petrakos has the following 9 areas of expertise

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Pain
  • Blindness
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Retinopathy

Education

New York & Presbyterian Hosp/Cornell

Residency

Paul Petrakos Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Affinity Essential Qualified Health Plans
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS PPO
  • BluePPO HSA
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire Blue Priority NY
  • Empire HMO Bronze Individual via Exchange
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Green Leaf Plans
  • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • HIP Prime HMO
  • I&F QHP Select Care Network
  • Leaf Premier Plans
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • MVP EPO/PPO
  • MVP Liberty EPO/PPO
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Garden State
  • Oxford Liberty
  • PPO 6000 Series
  • Savings Plus of Metro NY
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Options PPO