Paul Petrakos, D.O., MS
Provider of world-class care at NewYork-Presbyterian
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About Paul Petrakos, D.O., MS
Hello and welcome! When you visit our office at Weill Cornell Medicine, your eye health is our top priority. While many of our patients have glaucoma or are at-risk for glaucoma, we also provide care for general eye conditions such as cataracts. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the compassionate and personalized eye care that you deserve. We use the most current diagnostic and treatment technologies to preserve and restore your vision, tailoring our management to your individual needs. Thank you for considering me for your care, and I look forward to meeting with you.
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.
Dr. Petrakos is currently accepting new patients.
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine - Academic Medicine Scholar
Psi Sigma Alpha, National Osteopathic Honors Society
Resident Research Award, Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Ophthalmology
M.S.New York Institute of Technology2013
D.O.New York College of Osteopathic Medicine2013
B.S.State University of New York at Stony Brook2006
Assistant Attending OphthalmologistNewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Assistant Professor of OphthalmologyWeill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
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