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John N Afthinos MD

(718) 226-1300
Primary Specialties
  • Bariatric Surgery
     (Board Certified)
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    Languages Spoken
    (in addition to English)
    Greek, Spanish
    Primary Office
    256C Mason Avenue
    3rd Floor
    Staten Island, NY 10305
    (718) 226-1259
    Monday – Friday
    9:00AM – 5:00PM

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    Experience & Education

    Other Specialties/Certifications

    Park K, Afthinos J, Lee D, Koshy N, McGinty J, Teixeira J. Single port sleeve gastrectomy: strategic use of technology to re-establish fundamental tenets of multiport laparoscopy. Surg Obes Rel Dis 2012 8(4):450-7.

    Binenbaum SJ, Teixeira JA, Forrester GJ, Harvey EJ, Afthinos JN, Kim GJ, Koshy N, McGinty JJ, Belsley SJ, Todd GJ. Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Using a Flexible Endoscope. Archives of Surgery 2009, 144(8):734-738.

    Afthinos JN, Forrester G, Binenbaum SJ, Harve
    MD - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

    St. Luke’s - Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY

    Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, St. Luke’s - Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY
    Charles McBurney Prize in Surgery 2010, St. Luke’s - Roosevelt Hospital Center Consultant of the Year 2011, Department of Emergency Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Afthinos received his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. He completed his general surgery residency and minimally invasive and bariatric surgery fellowship at St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. Dr. Afthinos is Board Certified in General Surgery and holds memberships in the Society for Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the American College of Surgeons and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.

    Areas of Interest

    • Bariatric Surgery (Metabolic Surgery)
    • Minimally Invasive/Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Foregut Surgery
    • Nissen Fundoplication
    • Heller Myotomy
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
    • Surgical Management of Hiatal Hernia,Achalasia, and Adrenal Disease

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