Dimitrios Pappas, MD

Rheumatology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 305-6327

Biography

Dr. Pappas evaluates adult patients with inflammatory arthritis. He has an expertise in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and concurrent interstitial lung disease or cardiac involvement. He is using musculoskeletal ultrasound technology for diagnostic and interventional purposes in patient care and research.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Amida Care

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199

MagnaCare

Medicare [Medicare]

Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]

Education

Aristotelian University, Greece

Internship: 2004 Albany Medical Center

Residency: Albany Medical College

Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Publications

Original, Peer Reviewed Articles

  • Pappas DA, Taube JM, Bathon JM, Giles JT. A 73 Year-Old Woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Shortness of Breath. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Jun 15;59(6):892-9
  • Pappas DA, Gelber CA. An emerging imitator. Am J Med. 2008 Nov;121(11):952-5
  • Pappas DA, Giles JT, Connors G, Wise RA, Lectzin N, Bathon JM, Danoff SK. Respiratory symptoms and disease characteristics as predictors of pulmonary function abnormalities in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: an observational cohort study. Arthritis Res Ther. 2010 May 27; 12(3):R104.
  • Pappas DM, Kremer JM, Greenberg JD, Curtis JR. Design Characteristics of the CORRONA CERTAIN Study: A Comparative Effectiveness and Biomarker Study of Rheumatoid Arthritis Biologic Agents. (In preparation)

Case Reports

  • Pappas DA. A young woman with cervical lymphadenopathy- A case report. Albany Medical Review 2004; www.amc.edu/Amr/archives/200411/case3.html

Reviews, Chapters and Editorials

  • Pappas DM, Bathon JM. (2008) Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors. In Hohcberg MC, Silman AJ, Smolen JS, Weniblatt ME, Weisman MH 9Eds), Rheumatoid Arthritis (pp 337-349). Philadehia: Mosby

Abstracts

  • Pappas D. When vertigo turns out to be Sarcoidosis. American College of Physicians, 2005 Annual Scientific meeting, San Francisco, California, April 2005
  • Pappas D, Pappa C, Kremer JM. Fiant Cell Artertitis presenting as aortitis and subsequent aortic dissection. American College of Physicians, 2005 Annual New York Chapter Upstate Scientific Meeting, Rochester, New York, October 2005/
  • Pappas DA, Stevens C, Greenberg JD, Reed G, Greenstein N, Kremer JM, Flaherty L. Identification Of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms In The Mm3 And Scgb1a1 Genes Associated With RA Susceptibility In A Caucasian Population. Arthritis and Rheumatism Abstract Supplement 2005; 52(9):S147
  • Pappas DA, Greenberg JD, Stevens C, Reed G, Greenstein N, Flaherty L, Kremer JM,. Polymorphisms of The Uteroglobin Gene As A Marker Of Disease Activity In Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism Abstract Supplement 2005; 52(9):S120
  • Pappas DA, Greenberg JD, Stevens C, Reed G, Greenstein N, Flaherty N, Kremer JM. Identification Of A Single Nucleotide Polymorphism In MIF Gene Associated with Erosive Radiographic Damage in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism Abstract Supplement 2005; 52(9):S146
  • Pappas DA, Rodriquez-Pla A, Bathon JM, Giles, JT. Glucocorticoid Treatment is Associated with Increased Prevalence of Insulin Resistance in Subjects with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism Abstract Supplement 2007; 56(9):S411
  • Danoff SK, Pappas DA, Bathon JM. Prevalence Of PFT Abnormalities and Respiratory Symptoms In An RA Patient Cohort. American Thoracic Society, 2008 International meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 2008
  • Pappas DM, Giles JT, Connors G, Lectzin N, Bathon JM, Danoff SK. Respiratory symptoms and disease characteristics as predictors of Pulmonary Function Abnormalities (PFT) in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Arthritis and Rheumatism Abstract Supplement 2009; 60(10):S359

Audiovisual/Media

  • Pappas DA, Ruffing V. Ultrasound and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Ask the expert educational videos. The Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center Website. http://www.hopkins-arthritis.org/ask-theexpert/video/2.
  • Pappas DA, Ruffing V. Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Ask the expert educational videos. The Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center Website. http://www.hopkins-arthritis.org/ask-theexpert/video/
  • Pappas DA, Rudding V. How to locate a rheumatologist. Ask the expert educational videos. The Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center Website. http://www.hopkins-arthritis.org/ask-the-expert/video/
  • Pappas MD. Biologic treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Ask the expert video. WebMD. http://www.webmd.com/rheumatoid-arthritis/biologics-10/choosing-biologics-video
Locations

630 West 168th Street PS 10-445
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-6327

Fax: (212) 304-6610

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC