Neofitos Stefanides M.D. is board certified by the American board of orthopedic surgeons. He is also fellowship trained in sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction.
He was born and raised in the Long Island town of Garden City. He attained a bachelors degree from New York University and subsequently his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.
He completed his internship at St. Vincents hospital in Manhattan and his orthopedic surgery residency at New York Medical College Brooklyn and Queens Region. His specialty training was obtained in San Francisco with the world famous Eugene Wolf M.D. and the prestigious James Kelly M.D. His specialty training was specific for arthroscopy about the shoulder and knee as well as shoulder reconstruction.
Dr. Stefanides is fluent in English, Spanish, and Greek.
- Practice Name- Neofitos Stefanides M.D. P.C.(incorporation date 10/15/2008)
- Astoria Location - 30-74 31st St. 2nd fl. Astoria, New York 11102
- Bayside Location - 222-15 Northern Blvd Suite LA. Bayside, New York 11361
- Mount Sinai Hospital Queens- Effective 11/10/2008
- Wyckoff Heights Medical Center- Effective 11/01/2008
- Mercy Medical Center- Effective 01/31/2009
- Fellowship in Surgery of the Shoulder, and Knee California Pacific Medical Center & Saint Mary’s Medical center, San Francisco Eugene M. Wolf M.D., Director of fellowship, James Kelly M.D. August 2007-2008
- Orthopedic Surgery Resident New York Medical College Brooklyn and Queens Region
- Orthopedic surgery degree June 2007
General Surgery Internship St. Vincent’s Hospital New York 2002-2003
- ABOS board certified 07/24/2018 through 12/31/2028
- Tufts University School of Medicine MD degree 2002
- New York University Bachelor of Arts 1997 College of Arts and Science
- Active fellow AAOS American Academy of orthopedic surgeons (FAAOS)
- Active member Arthroscopy Association of North America. (AANA)
- Active member Hellenic Medical Society. Director of scholarship and membership committee
New York Medical College Brooklyn and Queens Division
Bryant High School
Studying polyethylene wear in 100 total hip replacement patients with the use of digital radiographs.
Taught basic sciences for classes and board exams
- Attended morning conferences and CCU rounds
- Observed angiograms
- Published work with honorary mention
- Mapped 2 of 4 genes of the GS gene family, the product of which is the first enzyme responsible for nitrogen assimilation in plants.
- Put into practice a number of molecular techniques including: Southerns, Northerns, PCR, DNA extraction, and probing.
- Attended weekly meetings to discuss topics pertinent to the CAS student
- Gathered information from the students to improve classes and social events
Experienced various areas of this methadone clinic: counseling, admitting, primary care
English, Greek, and Spanish.
Athletics, Chelsea Pier indoor soccer league (’02-’06), travel, furniture restoration, piano.