Dr. Achilles Papavasiliou, MD

Dr. Achilles Papavasiliou, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Achilles Papavasiliou, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hyannis, MA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.

46 North St Ste 4

Hyannis, MA 02601

Contact Information

(508) 771-0006

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Papavasiliou's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Papavasiliou treats Spondylolisthesis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Papavasiliou treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Papavasiliou treats Spinal Stenosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Papavasiliou treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Papavasiliou treats Spine Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Papavasiliou treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Papavasiliou's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Arthritis of the Spine
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cavernous Malformation of Spine
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Hematoma
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Papavasiliou's practice philosophy is to present patients with the different treatment options and then help guide them through the healthcare system. "Sometimes that involves surgery, but more often than not it involves non-surgical treatment," ...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2002
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Dartmouth College
1996
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Medical School
1991
Wesleyan University, Ct
Undergraduate School
2003
2002
2002
1996
1991

Awards

Dr. Papavasiliou's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Papavasiliou

4.2

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
70.58823529411765%
(12)
4 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
1 Star
11.764705882352942%
(2)

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When I explained the need for a light back brace, he said he didn't believe in them...that they were a crutch. That was over 2 yrs ago. My primary said he saw the need for one. Spinal Stenosis is moderate to severe. I just cancelled him today, Sept. 14, 2017, as my doctor.
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Dr. Papavasiliou is an excellent surgeon and has a wonderful bedside manner. His PAC Keith is also great and very responsive to any concerns that I had/have pre- and post-surgery. I had my surgery 5 weeks ago and have felt so mush better, Previously I could not walk to the back of a grocery store...Read More
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He showed me my MRI and explained exactly what was wrong and suggested alternatives to treat it. The results of my choice of treatment has been successful.
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Dr . Papavasiliou and his assistant, Keith were absolutely wonderful every step of the way. And the surgery was a great success!
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I highly recommend Dr. Papavasiliou . After going to Chiropractic and PT, Dr. Papavasiliou knew exactly what my problem was after viewing my MRI. He made me feel at ease and confident that he could help me and HE DID. I am now pain free and able to do all the things I love doing. I feel I have...Read More
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