Dr. Efstathios Papavassiliou, MD

Dr. Efstathios Papavassiliou, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Efstathios Papavassiliou, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from National and Kapodistrian University Of Athens in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

110 Francis St Ste 3B

Boston, MA 02215

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan
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Background Check

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. Papavassiliou's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Papavassiliou treats Myelopathy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Papavassiliou treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Papavassiliou treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Papavassiliou treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Broken Neck
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Papavassiliou treats Broken Neck more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Papavassiliou treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Papavassiliou's conditions and procedures:

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Movement Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotaxis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

The best quality of care for patients,

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Ucsf
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Med College Wi Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1997
Hahnemann University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1990
National and Kapodistrian University Of Athens
Medical School
1990
N/A
Undergraduate School
2003
2002
1997
1990
1990

Awards

Dr. Papavassiliou's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Papavassiliou

2.9

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
36.36363636363637%
(8)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
13.636363636363637%
(3)
1 Star
40.90909090909091%
(9)

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Thorough exam including images discussed with me, reviewed my symptoms and concerns about healing and recovery. Returned me to function after being bed-bound for 3 months. Excellent surgeon, helpful staff.
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Dr Papavassiliou is a great doctor. He looked at my MRI and explained how it was causing my leg pain. He got me into surgery in a timely manner and the pain was fixed. He is professional and answered all my questions. When I called the office with more questions they were also answered right away....Read More
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When you visit a neurosurgeon usually its because you are injured to the point where your life has been seriously altered. I had hope when I first made scheduled the appointment. I left with no hope and no help. I have typical severe herniated disc with arm pain and ended up going elsewhere. No...Read More
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During my visit with Dr. Papavassiliou and upon leaving my appointment I have never, ever felt that level of discouragement, disappointment and confusion. His demeanor was unfriendly and cold, but that I can look past. I live in chronic pain and he minimized it and basically told me live with it or...Read More
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Never even bothered to look at my MRI clearly. Extremely unprofessional, disgusting attitude when you ask any quesions, calls you crazy if you insist on ahowing him your mri report. Total waste of a day, and he shouldnt practice if be doesnt want to belp or even guide you in tbe right direction. I...Read More
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