Dr. George Giannakopoulos, MD

Dr. George Giannakopoulos, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(35)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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"
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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 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

  • 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)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

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)

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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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