Dr. George Chaconas, MD

Dr. George Chaconas, MD

Clinical Lipidology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. George Chaconas, MD is a clinical lipidologist in Wirtz, VA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads in 1984 and specializes in clinical lipidology and family medicine.Read his story

6675 Booker T Washington Hwy

Wirtz, VA 24184

Contact Information

(540) 721-2118

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Chaconas' Experience

Dr. Chaconas' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Chaconas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chaconas "Dr. Chaconas has practiced family medicine at Burnt Chimney Family Medicine in Wirtz, VA since 1989. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology and the American Board of Family Medicine. He did his undergraduate work at Virginia Tech and graduated medical school from Eastern Virginia Medical School where he and Dr. Bourhill were roommates. Dr. Chaconas is one of only a few board certified Clinical Lipidologists (cholesterol specialist) in Virginia and as such has a particular interest in heart attack prevention. He also practices part time at the Center for Advanced Lipid Management in Roanoke where he sees referrals for complex cholesterol and triglyceride problems."

2  Specialties

  • Clinical Lipidology
  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

2  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Virginia Tech
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Roanoke Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Diplomate, American Board Of Clinical Lipidology
    Other Education | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chaconas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chaconas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chaconas to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

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Dr. Chaconas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Chaconas is a very capable doctor, however he at times does not seem to listen to a patient's concerns.
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Office staff is so compassionate as well.
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Get checked again at another doctor! I have a cousin living in Wirtz Va. He saw Dr George Chaconas 2 times about leg pain which both times Chaconas wrote it off as arthritis. Upon getting checked at another doctor he found it was not arthritis but rather something more serious. Talking to people we...more
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