Dr. Efstathios Papavassiliou, MD

Dr. Efstathios Papavassiliou, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Efstathios Papavassiliou, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from National and Kapodistrian University Of Athens in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

110 Francis St Ste 3B

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

(617) 632-7246

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

Awards

Dr. Papavassiliou's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Papavassiliou

2.6

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
30%
(6)
4 Stars
10%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
15%
(3)
1 Star
45%
(9)

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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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I saw Dr. Papavassiliou for a second opinion. He not only agreed with the first opinion but was able to schedule me for surgery within a week of seeing him. Surgery was totally sucessful and horrible, stabbing neck and back pain was eleviated.
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Centene
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
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