Constantine A. Demetracopoulos, MD

Dr. Demetracopoulos is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery. He studied neuroscience at Brown University where he was also a member of the varsity crew team. He received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. While a medical student, he was awarded the U.S. Albert Schweitzer Fellowship and the David E. Rogers Fellowship from the New York Academy of Medicine.

Dr. Demetracopoulos completed his orthopaedic training at Hospital for Special Surgery. As a resident, he was awarded the Joseph M. Lane Research Grant for his work in the biomechanics laboratory. In addition, he was selected as a Resident Scholar for the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting in 2010. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the Duke University Medical Center where his clinical and research interests were focused on the outcomes of total ankle replacement.

Appointments

Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Specialty

Subspecialty

Foot
Ankle

Special Expertise

Ankle Arthritis
Total Ankle Replacement
Foot Arthritis
Reconstruction of Foot Deformities
Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle
Ankle Instability
Foot and Ankle Trauma/Fractures

Awards

Joseph M. Lane Research Grant, 2011
Resident Scholar, AOFAS Summer Meeting, 2010
U.S. Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, 2005
David E. Rogers Fellowship, 2004
The New York Academy of Medicine
Magna Cum Laude, Brown University, 2002
Rhode Island Alpha of Phi Beta Kappa, 2002

Affiliations

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Candidate Member
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Candidate Member
Piedmont Orthopaedic Society
Medical Society of the State of New York
Hellenic Medical Society of New York

Procedures

Total Ankle Replacement
Foot and Ankle Fusion
Bunion/Hammertoe Correction
Ankle Arthroscopy
Cartilage Repair
Ankle Ligament Repair and Reconstruction
Tendon Repair and Reconstruction
Post-traumatic Reconstruction of the Foot and Ankle
Reconstruction of Flatfoot Deformity
Foot and Ankle Fractures / Trauma

Insurances Accepted

Aetna
Affinity Access
Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Cigna
Connecticare
Emblem Selectcare
HIP
Medicare
Oxford
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass
If Dr. Demetracopoulos does not participate with your particular insurance plan, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits. Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.

Education

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 2007

Internship

Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 2008

Residency

Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 2012

Fellowship

Foot and Ankle Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 2013

Certification

Board Eligible

State Licensure

New York State

Editorial Appointments

Consultant Reviewer, HSS Journal
Consultant Reviewer, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

Selected Publications

Demetracopoulos CA, Halloran JP, Maloof P, Adams SB, Parekh SG. Total ankle arthroplasty in end-stage ankle arthritis.  Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2013(DOI)10.1007/s12178-013-9179-6.

Demetracopoulos CA, Adams SB, Parekh SG. Arthroscopic delivery of particulated juvenile cartilage allograft for osteochondral lesions of the talus. Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery. [in press]

Demetracopoulos CA, DeOrio JK, Nunley JA.  Posterior tibial tendon excision and post-operative pain in adult flatfoot reconstruction: A preliminary report. Duke Orthopaedic Journal, July 2012-June 2013;3(1):20-24.

Selected Books/Chapters

Demetracopoulos CA, DeOrio JK, Easley ME. The INBONE prosthesis:  Design issues and implementation techniques.  In: Haddad, SL Total Ankle Arthroplasty. AAOS Monograph Series. [in press]

Vulcano E, Demetracopoulos CA, Ellis SJ.  Insufficiency fractures in the Foot and Ankle.  In:  Lane JM.  Insufficiency Fractures.  AAOS Monograph Series. [in press]

Demetracopoulos CA, Deland JT, Lin S.  Tendon Disorders.  In: Thordarson DB ed. Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials: Foot and Ankle 2nd Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013.

Demetracopoulos CA, Deland JT. Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle. In: Thordarson DB ed. Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials: Foot and Ankle 2nd Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013.

Demetracopoulos CA, Ellis SJ. Evolution of Concepts in Total Ankle Arthroplasty. In: Bonnin M., Ellis S.J. Total Ankle Arthroplasty Today. Rome, CIC Edizioni Internazionali Srl, 2012.

Demetracopoulos CA, Scher DM. Talocalcaneal Coalition.  In: Kocher MS, Millis M eds. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery.  Elsevier Science. 2010

Demetracopoulos CA, Scher DM. Calcaneonavicular Coalition.  In: Kocher MS, Millis M eds. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. Elsevier Science. 2010

Selected Presentations

Demetracopoulos CA, Adams SB, Easley ME, Nunley JA, DeOrio JK.  Outcomes of simultaneous supramalleolar osteotomy and total ankle arthroplasty for the treatment of ankle arthritis. Podium Presentation, AOFAS Annual Meeting 2013. Hollywood, FL.

Demetracopoulos CA, Adams SB, Queen RM, DeOrio JK, Nunley JA, Easley ME.  Influence of age on outcome in total ankle arthroplasty.  Poster Presentation, AOFAS Annual Meeting 2013.  Hollywood, FL.

Adams SB, Demetracopoulos CA, Queen RM, Easley ME, DeOrio JK, Nunley JA.  Early to mid-term outcomes of fixed-bearing total ankle arthroplasty using a modular intramedullary tibial component.  Podium Presentation, AOFAS Annual Meeting 2013. Hollywood, FL.

Demetracopoulos CA, Nair P, Malzberg A, Deland JT.  Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes following a Griend Calcaneal Osteotomy for Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity.  Podium Presentation, AAOS Annual Meeting 2013. Chicago, IL.

Nair P, Malzberg A, Demetracopoulos CA, Deland JT.  Spring Ligament Reconstruction in the treatment of Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity.  AAOS Annual Meeting Scientific Exhibit 2013. Chicago, IL.

Demetracopoulos CA, Young E, Gilbert S, Deland JT.  Biomechanical Comparison of the Achillon vs. the Modified Percutaneous Achilles Repair System (PARS) for Achilles Tendon Repair. Poster Presentation, ORS Meeting 2012.

Demetracopoulos CA, Young E, Gilbert S, Lyman S, Deland JT.  Comparing the Achillon system vs. the PARS device for Achilles tendon repair.  An anatomic in vitro biomechanical study.  Poster presentation, AOFAS Annual Meeting 2011. Keystone, CO.

Brown HC, Demetracopoulos CA, Ellis SJ.  The Evolution of Concepts in Total Ankle Arthroplasty.  AAOS Annual Meeting Scientific Exhibit 2011.  San Diego, CA.

Research Interests

Ankle Arthritis
Total Ankle Replacement
Flatfoot Deformity
Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle

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Constantine Demetracopoulos, MD

Contact Information

Office Locations

535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
6th floor

Tel: 212.606.1056
Fax: 212.606.1246

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021