Dr. Charles Kanos, MD

Dr. Charles Kanos, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Charles Kanos, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

109 Doctors Dr

Greenville, SC 29605

Contact Information

(864) 797-7150

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Low Back Pain
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more than 94% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 89% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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18  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Tn College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Charles Kanos, MD
Rude bedside manner. Doesn't listen to the patient and rushes out the door and on to the next patient. Never felt so unimportant in my life. My pain did not matter. (6) months later and still in pain.
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Sep 19, 2018
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A very good Doctor. Made me feel 10 years younger. Highly recommend.
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William Drake in Piedmont, SC – Aug 15, 2018
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I was suffering from nerve pain down both legs couldnt hardly walk. I consulted with dr kanos he told me he thought he could help me. Best decision ive made he is a very through dr.we you go to see him he has his nurse document what he ask you and your answers so he will know next visit what he is...Read More
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John bowen in WALHALLA – May 10, 2018
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Dr. Kanos has performed 2 successful tumor removal surgeries on me (brain and spine). He is an excellent surgeon who has a pleasant demeanor yet he does not sugarcoat anything. He is upfront and honest about prognosis, surgery, and what to expect. His staff is helpful and friendly. I highly...Read More
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Susan Caudell in Inman SC – Apr 23, 2018
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Dr. Kanos is known to be a very knowledgable Neurosurgeon, however, when I had my 1st surgery with him(L4-L5), he used an experimental spacer between the vertibrae and 6 weeks later, it failed, causing 2 of the 4 screws in the support plate to fail. When that happened, I returned to him for answers...Read More
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Greenville, SC – Mar 22, 2018
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