Dr. Dimitris Placantonakis, MD

Dr. Dimitris Placantonakis, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Dimitris Placantonakis, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery and neuro-oncology.

530 1st Ave Ste 8R

New York, NY 10016

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Placantonakis' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Placantonakis treats Chiari's Deformity more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Placantonakis treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Placantonakis treats Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Placantonakis treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Placantonakis treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Placantonakis treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma

Dr. Placantonakis' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Leukemia
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Adrenal Gland Cancer
All Lymphoma
Anemia
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Broken Neck
Burkitt's Lymphoma
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colorectal Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Esophageal Diseases
Eye Cancer
Fracture
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Glioblastoma
Glioma
Gliomatosis Cerebri
Gliosarcoma
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Hypercoagulable State
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kidney Cancer
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Melanoma
Meningiomas
Metastatic Cancer
Multiple Myeloma
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myelopathy
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neutropenia
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Ovarian Cancer
Pancytopenia
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Tumor
Plasmapheresis
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Reticulosarcoma
Retina Diseases
Secondary Malignancies
Sickle Cell Disease
Skin Cancer
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stomach Diseases
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Dimitris Placantonakis, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery and neuro-oncology.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neuro-Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

2010
Weill Cornell Medical College
Residency Hospital
2008
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital
2003
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2010
2008
2003

Awards

Dr. Placantonakis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Placantonakis

3.7

Based on 3 reviews

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1 Star
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D.rPlacantonakis is egotistical!!! Has no bedside manners . Does not listen and is rude. I would not recommend this doctor to anyone. He has no empathy and compassion. He is EGOTISTICAL. Has no respect for patient and families. Not a respectful Doctor..Never would use this Doctor. His staff is...Read More
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I had two back surgeries performed by Dr. Placantonakis two years apart and both times, he was kind compassionate and listen to my every word. He is a great surgeon I would recommend him to my family and friends.
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A kind, competent doctor who performed an excellent brain surgery on my husband. He is patient and really listens.
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