Dr. Kokkinakis provides full obstetric and gynecologic services in Staten Island and Brooklyn including minimally invasive laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery as well as management of cervical abnormalities caused by HPV. Caring for routine and high-risk pregnancies has been a major focus of Dr. Kokkinakis’s practice. Furthermore, he has developed a special interest in the treatment of abnormal menstrual bleeding, and more specifically, managing uterine fibroids resulting in abnormal periods. He utilizes a combination of medical treatments and diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy and in some cases advocates for endometrial ablation as an outpatient alternative to hysterectomy.
Dr. Kokkinakis is a certified da Vinci robotic surgeon and can perform many laparoscopic procedures robotically when indicated. He attends many seminars on topics such as high risk pregnancies, menopause, hormonal replacement therapy, and abnormal pap smears. He is eager to meet with and discuss this latest information with both new and established patients.
A board certified fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Dr. Kokkinakis received his undergraduate degree from New York University. He then spent two years at the Mount Sinai Medical Center researching the effects of thrombin. He went on to complete his medical training at the Ross University School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors. Dr. Kokkinakis completed his obstetrical and gynecological training at the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo during which time he was a clinical assistant instructor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Science.
Since completing his post-doctoral training, Dr. Kokkinakis has been involved in private practice and training residents at the Richmond University Medical Center. Dr. Kokkinakis is a clinical assistant professor at the New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He has kept abreast of the advances in obstetrics and gynecology through continuing medical education courses.
Dr. Kokkinakis and his wife have three children. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, competing in 1000 yard Bench rest target shooting, as well as skiing and scuba diving.
Dr. Kokkinakis is fluent in English, Greek, and Spanish.