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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Petros Benias is a gastroenterologist and therapeutic endoscopist treating patients in New York City and the surrounding communities. His primary goal as a practitioner is to ensure that each of his patients receives the highest available quality of medical care. He holds certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and gastroenterology. For his undergraduate degree, Dr. Benias attended Columbia University. He pursued his medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Benias continued his medical education at the Beth Israel Medical Center where he received training in general medicine and completed a fellowship in gastroenterology. He went on to complete a second fellowship in advanced therapeutic endoscopy. Dr. Benias can provide a full range of gastroenterology services. He sees general consultations, but has a special interest in pancreatic and liver/biliary disorders. He routinely performs endoscopic ultrasound, ERCP, and is on the forefront of endomicroscopy an emerging optical biopsy technology which can help diagnose cancer earlier.


  • Medical School - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Columbia University (Bachelor’s)
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Residency in General Medicine
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Fellowship in Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Greek