Dr. George Giannakopoulos, MD

Dr. George Giannakopoulos, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(35)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. George Giannakopoulos, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Port Richey, FL. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

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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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"
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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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

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Vice Chief of Staff

Dr. Giannakopoulos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Giannakopoulos to family and friends
4.0
based on 35 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Giannakopoulos' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Spring Hill, FL |
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 explained what he would do, what he could and could not "fix".I left the hospital the next day feeling much improved. I would recommend Dr Giannakopoulos to anyone. He is truthful, caring, and efficient!
in Port Richey, FL |
Dr. G first saw me in the ER. His approach to patients is tremendous, kind and understanding. He was very thorough, showing me my MRI and explaining what had happened to my back and exactly what he was going to do to help me. Believe me, back surgery was the last thing I ever wanted to have to go through, but Dr. G settled any fears I had, skillfully preformed the surgery and has been following up with care and concern for my recovery, as well as for me as a person. Thank You Dr. G and staff.
in Brooksville, FL |
This Dr was a blessing for our family. Our son was in a near fatal motorcycle accident leaving his L4, L5 totally shattered, amongst other injuries. Dr G had to repair the spinal cord sac, repair vital nerve endings, some were totally severed beyond repair. Also rebuilt the L4, repair L5 and other relative vertebrae. His demeanor was upfront, honest, yet hopeful. With intense therapy, our son went from wheelchair, to walker, and is now using a cane with assistive leg braces! God Bless this man!!
in Brooksvile, Fl. |
When I was first referred to to Dr. G. I could not stand for more than 1 of 2 minutes I had to sit or at least lean on something. I now have NO back pain at all I do have have leg issues due to the damage which occurred due to the length of time before I was sent to Dr. G. and properly diagnosed and treated. I would and often do recommend the doctor to anyone with spine issues.
in Holiday, FL |
Called for appointment, gave person insurance card and numbers. She made sure I was covered and we made appointment. It was 3 weeks out, and they sent me papers to fill out and bring. I also got my MRI disk, Medical Records from previous Doctor, and all current blood work. Was so excited to get to my appointment. Went there and was told sorry, we do not take your insurance. Was told they called me, they did not! Would not recommend them! In extreme pain, not happy. No one called me!
in Brooksville FL |
I recently had lower back surgery done. My man lie to my face before the surgery lied after the surgery even aligned on what he submitted to the hospital and did not provide follow-up care. I've been warned by other people about him and didn't listen if you're a big fan of pain this is your doctor
in Spring Hill, FL |
Dr. Giannakopoulos was pleasant to talk with, and answered all of my questions. He took extra time explaining the detailed views of my MRI and treatment options. I would definitely recommend him to a friend or family member.
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Dr. Giannakopoulos accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
    Tampa Bay CoreNet

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Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
14000 Fivay Rd
Hudson, FL 34667
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Medical Center of Trinity
9330 State Rd 54
Trinity, FL 34655
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Oak Hill Hospital
11375 Cortez Blvd
Brooksville, FL 34613
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