Anna-Maria Demetriades, M.D., Ph.D.


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Anna-Maria Demetriades, M.D., Ph.D.


Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English
Insurance: 27 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments



  • Ophthalmology


  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Iridotomy
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Argon Laser Iridoplasty
  • Cyclophotocoagulation
  • Ocular Hypertension


Clinical & Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Ophthalmologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Oxford University (United Kingdom), 2012
  • M.A., Oxford University (United Kingdom), 2002
  • B.M.,B.Ch., Oxford University Medical School (United Kingdom), 2000
  • B.A., Oxford University (United Kingdom), 1997


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Dr. Demetriades is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine and a member of the Weill Cornell Ophthalmology Department. She is a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist and her expertise encompasses the medical and surgical management of glaucoma.

After graduating from Oxford University Medical School, England, Dr. Demetriades completed her residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and her glaucoma fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami. The Wilmer Eye Institute and the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute are recognized as the leading ophthalmology departments in the United States.

While at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Demetriades completed a research fellowship focusing on the role of gene therapy in the treatment of ocular neovascularization, targeting diseases such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. She received research grant awards, published her scientific work in peer-reviewed journals, and presented at international meetings. During her residency at The Wilmer Eye Institute, she received the House Staff Teaching Award for her contribution to medical student education.

Dr. Demetriades keeps up to date on the latest innovations in glaucoma treatment from around the world and her laboratory is focused on developing novel treatment technologies. Her team is currently exploring new methods to delay and prevent progression of glaucoma. As a physician-scientist, her ultimate goal is to help patients manage their disease and maintain vision throughout their lives.

Dr. Demetriades is currently accepting new patients. Appointments can be made by calling 646-962-2020, or by visiting


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • * Affinity Access
  • * Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

New York Community Trust Grant, 2017

Research to Prevent Blindness Career Development Award, 2014

BrightFocus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Grant, 2013

National Institutes of Health / National Eye Institute Research Grant (1R1EY022848), 2012

Fight for Sight Grant-In-Aid, 2012

American Glaucoma Society Mentoring for Advancement of Physician Scientists Award, 2011

Arnall J. Patz Research Award, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins, 2008

W.Richard Green House Staff Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins, 2007

Michael P. Grant Research Award, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins, 2007

Peter J. McDonnell Research Award, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins, 2006

Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology Travel Grant Award, 2003

Morton F. Goldberg Research Award, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins, 2003

American Diabetes Association Trans-Atlantic Research Fellowship Award, 2002

British Medical Association Johns William Clark Award, 2001

Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. Research Grant, 2001