Dr. George Giannakopoulos, MD

Dr. George Giannakopoulos, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. George Giannakopoulos, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Port Richey, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

11425 US Highway 19

Port Richey, FL 34668

Contact Information

(727) 861-2332

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Giannakopoulos "A Comprehensive & Conservative Approach to Spinal Care"

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

103  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Car Accident Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Massachusetts
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Giannakopoulos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Greek
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Vice Chief of Staff

Dr. Giannakopoulos' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Giannakopoulos

3.8

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(26)
4 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
(1)
3 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
(1)
2 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
(1)
1 Star
25.641025641025642%
(10)

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Ruined my grandma’s life and ruined plenty of other people’s lives by doing so. My grandma had surgery to have a brain tumor removed. She now cannot walk, she eats from a bag, pees in a bag, poops in a bag. She can move one arm and nothing else, literally. She cannot even hold up her head. She...Read More
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George Ginnakopoulos left my grandma a paraplegic after performing back surgery on her. He told her she needed physical therapy when she told him she couldn't feel her legs. She never walked again and eventually died from a bedsore infection.
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I absolutely adore Dr.Giannakapoulos. He is an amazing neurosurgeon and he brought it my son back to life again. H.Bates
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Not a good surgeon. Not a good person. Terrible bedside manner. Very uncaring demeanor. Be wary of this awful doctor.
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When spinal injections no longer helped I found myself faced with spinal surgery. I was hesitant about back surgery but was in enough pain that I was willing to take the chance. Dr Giannakopoulus never pressed the issue and let me make my own decision to go forward with surgery. He patiently...Read More
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