Dr. John Afthinos
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John N. Afthinos, MD

Dr. Afthinos completed his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Science of Columbia University and 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 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.

Dr. Afthinos has participated in numerous research efforts in the area of minimally invasive and bariatric surgery and has presented nationally on these subjects. His interests include bariatric, foregut, endocrine and single incision bariatric surgery.