Panagiotis Sideras, MD, PHD

Specialties:
Neuroradiology
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Overview

Dr. Panagiotis (Panos) Sideras is an assistant professor of radiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and an attending radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital.

Dr. Sideras is experienced in all aspects of neuroimaging with a clinical focus on non-vascular neuro-interventional procedures, including image-guided blood patches and biopsies. Specifically, he has expertise and interest in CT-guided blood patches for treatment of spontaneous intracranial hypotension, CT spine and sacral biopsies, percutaneous kyphoplasty, and head and neck biopsies. He also focuses on advanced tumor imaging utilizing perfusion parameters with spectroscopy and vascular non-invasive imaging.

After receiving his medical degree from Semmelweis University in Budapest/Hungary, Dr. Sideras subsequently pursued his PhD doctorate thesis at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens/Greece. He completed an internship in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, followed by a residency in nuclear medicine at the same institution, where he served as chief resident. He then went on to pursue diagnostic radiology training through a residency at Robert Wood Johnson/Rutgers University at Newark Beth Israel Hospital in NJ. After completing a fellowship in neuroradiology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, he joined Northwell Health system in Long Island before joining Columbia's Department of Radiology.

Dr. Sideras' academic interests include non-invasive vascular imaging, neuro-oncologic imaging, imaging techniques, and incorporation of artificial intelligence in imaging, as well as a passion for resident, fellow, and medical student education. He has contributed to several publications and book chapters and has presented scientific work at national meetings.

Dr Sideras is a junior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology and holds membership in the American College of Radiology, American Society of Spine Radiology, North American Spine Society, Radiologic Society of North America, Eastern Neuroradiologic Society, New York Roentgen Society and the American Roentgen Ray Society.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Stroke

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Languages

  • Greek

Gender

  • Male

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Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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