White Plains, N.Y. (February 21, 2023) – White Plains Hospital has announced that board-certified rheumatologist Dr. Petros Efthimiou has joined WPHPA of Larchmont.
Dr. Efthimiou specializes in the treatment of a number of autoimmune disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, osteoarthritis, myositis, pulmonary hypertension, axial spondylarthritis, adult-onset Still’s Disease and osteoporosis, among among others.
Graduating summa cum laude from the University of Ioannina Medical School in Greece, Dr. Efthimiou became a Research Scholar at Northwestern University College of Medicine in Chicago. He then completed his internship in internal medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, followed by his residency in internal medicine at Brown University and fellowship in rheumatology at the Hospital for Special Surgery and NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Dr. Efthimiou’s work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and medical textbooks, and he has served as an ad hoc reviewer and editorial board member for various peer-reviewed rheumatology journals. He has also served as a clinical investigator in multiple international, randomized controlled trials.
Before joining WPHPA of Larchmont, Dr. Efthimiou operated New York Rheumatology Care in Manhattan.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Efthimiou, call 914-849-7400.
About White Plains Hospital
White Plains Hospital is a proud member of the Montefiore Health System, serving as its tertiary hub of advanced care in the Hudson Valley. The Hospital is a 292-bed not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of providing exceptional acute and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. White Plains Hospital has outpatient medical facilities across Westchester, including multispecialty practices in Armonk, Larchmont, New Rochelle, Rye Brook, Somers and Yorktown Heights; and Scarsdale Medical Group locations in Harrison and Scarsdale.
The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and in 2022, White Plains Hospital received a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) — the highest distinction offered by that federal agency. In addition, the Hospital received its third Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a distinction held by only two percent of hospitals in the country. White Plains Hospital has consistently received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, and in 2022 became the only Hospital in Westchester to be awarded with an A Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group for the 8th time.