Christopher Demetriou, MD
Dr. Chris Demetriou graduated from Stony Brook Medical School in 1999. He proceeded to do his residency in Internal Medicine at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York. He received a fellowship from Winthrop University Hospital to pursue a specialty in Gastroenterology and Nutrition. He received additional training at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation.
Dr. Demetriou is currently Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Hepatology. He has been involved in and has conducted multiple research projects in the study and management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Hepatitis C and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. He is currently a medical speaker for Takeda Pharmaceuticals of North America on topics such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chronic Constipation. In 2010, Dr. Demetriou was listed on “Top New York Gastroenterologists” by New Yorker Magazine. In 2010 and 2011, Dr. Demetriou was listed on “The Guide to America’s Top Gastroenterologists”.
He is currently on the Medical Board of two philanthropic foundations, The Rachel Cooper Foundation, which brings children from third world countries with congenital heart anomalies to the United States for open heart surgeries and The DeRosa Foundation, which brings awareness to colon cancer and promotes the importance of undergoing colorectal cancer screenings. In acknowledgement of his humanistic efforts, in March of 2010 he was awarded “Humanitarian of the Year” by the Independence Party of Nassau County. Also in 2010 he was awarded Man of the Year by the Rachel Cooper Foundation.