Dr. Dimitris Placantonakis, MD

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Dr. Dimitris Placantonakis, MD
Dr. Dimitris Placantonakis, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Placantonakis is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center .

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    Worst experience ever!!!!! Non caring , insensitive doctor ! Stay away! Awful! Does not communicate !! Do not consider using this doctor !!!!!!!! Worst doctor ever!!
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    •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
    •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • All Lymphoma
    • Anemia
    • Aneurysm
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Tumor
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • ENT Cancer
    • Ear Disorders
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Eye Cancer
    • Fracture
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Glioblastoma
    • Glioma
    • Gliomatosis Cerebri
    • Gliosarcoma
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Lung Cancer
    • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
    • Melanoma
    • Meningiomas
    • Metastatic Cancer
    • Myeloma
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pituitary Tumor
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Purpura
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thrombosis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertebral Column Tumors

    Education

    • Medical School
      New York University School of Medicine

      Graduated in 2003

    • Residency Hospital
      Weill Cornell Medical College

      Completed in 2010

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

      Completed in 2008

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    • Neuro-Oncology

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Brain Surgery
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Plasmapheresis
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
    • Stereotactic Surgery
    • Stereotaxis
    • Thoracentesis