Dr. George Counelis, MD

Dr. George Counelis, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. George Counelis, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Tufts University in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

100 N Wiget Ln Ste 160

Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Contact Information

(925) 280-8200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Health Net

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Top Care Areas

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Meningiomas
normal
more than 47% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 46% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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more than 38% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Counelis "Dr. Counelis is dedicated to providing the highest quality, efficient neurosurgical care for our patients. Our goal—together with a trusted network of referring physicians—is to diagnose and treat diseases of the brain, spine, and spinal cord in a patient centered manner."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Tufts University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Pennsylvania Hospital Of The University Of Pa Health Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Pennsylvania Hospital Of The University Of Pa Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Pennsylvania Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Counelis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Counelis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Counelis

4.0

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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A very positive experience...his office is impeccable and pleasant with big screen TV featuring quality nature films and personal TVs with medical articles. The receptionist is quite friendly and efficient. Dr. Counelis is a calming and knowledgeable physician. He provides a common sense...Read More
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Dr. Counelis listens, explains and works with you for diagnosis and treatment. His office staff is equally as helpful I highly recommend him.
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I am extremely satisfied with the skill and care I received from Dr. Counelis. His office staff is very helpful as well.
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There are not enough words press my gratitude to Dr. Counelis for giving back my ability to continue to maintain my active lifestyle. I will be forever grateful for both his expertise and the care and professionalism of his entire staff.
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I have seen Dr. Counelis over the last ten years. He is one of the finest Doctors in NOCAL. Always has options on the best the best for your care. He is highly recommended!
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