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 17 years. He graduated from Tufts University in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

100 N Wiget Ln Ste 160

Walnut Creek, CA 94598

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Counelis' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Counelis treats Myelopathy more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Counelis treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spinal Stenosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Counelis treats Spinal Stenosis more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Counelis treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Counelis treats Spine Disorders more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Counelis treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Counelis' conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Ultrasound
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Counelis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Counelis

4.0

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
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(5)
4 Stars
12.5%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
12.5%
(1)
1 Star
12.5%
(1)

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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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