Thanos Papakostas

Thanos Papakostas
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Papakostas is a board-certified retina specialist and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College. He received his M.D. from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine and completed a Research Fellowship at Massaschusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School followed by Residency, Medical Retina/Research Fellowship and Vitreoretinal Fellowship all at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. Dr Papakostas has received multiple awards including the prestigious Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation Award, given to the most outstanding retina fellows in the country.

Research Interest

Retinal imaging, proliferative vitreoretinopathy and innovative surgical techniques. Dr. Papakostas has published over 70 peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters. He has presented numerous times his research at national and international meetings.