Chris L. Kyriakides, DO, FAAPMR
A distinguished member of NYU Langone Health’s medical staff, Christopher Kyriakides, DO is founder and medical director of New York Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation and co-founder and medical director of Health East Medical Alliance, a multi-specialty practice and ambulatory surgery center. Beyond his clinical work, he has spearheaded ventures in academia, serving as chief executive officer of a publicly-traded biotechnology company. During his tenure as CEO, Dr. Kyriakides successfully collaborated with the National Institute of Health (NIH) and National Cancer Institute (NCI) to develop a patient-specific immunotherapeutic vaccine for the treatment of B-cell lymphoma. He was able to include NYU in this endeavor which became crucial in their recertification as a comprehensive cancer center with the NCI. He currently serves as managing director for two other biotechnology companies involved in drug discovery; Anaplasi Pharmaceuticals and Trixogenesis.
Dr. Kyriakides completed his undergraduate education at NYU, medical education at NYCOM, and is a proud graduate of NYU Rusk Institute for his residency training. He and his wife of 31 years, Anna, have four children. He remains dedicated to medical education, mentorship, and patient care.