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

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Insurance Accepted

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

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Giannakopoulos' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giannakopoulos treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Giannakopoulos treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giannakopoulos treats Spinal Stenosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Giannakopoulos treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giannakopoulos treats Spine Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Giannakopoulos treats this condition more than 100% 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. Giannakopoulos' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Car Accident Injuries
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epidural Steroid Injections
Epilepsy
Facet Block
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Replacement
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
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
Physical Therapy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
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 Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

A Comprehensive & Conservative Approach to Spinal Care

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University of Massachusetts
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • University of Rochester
    Internship Hospital
  • 1987
    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Medical School
    1987

Languages

  • Greek
  • English

Awards

Memberships & 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
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(1)
3 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
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2 Stars
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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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