Dr. George Pliagas, MD

Dr. George Pliagas, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. George Pliagas, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN. He graduated from University Of Patras and specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.

6408 Papermill Dr

Knoxville, TN 37919

Contact Information

(865) 588-9952

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pliagas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Pliagas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • University Of Patras
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Western Ontario
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pliagas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pliagas' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pliagas to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Pliagas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have been going to Dr. Pliagas for over 10 years with circulation problems in both my legs. Over the years he has helped me a great deal. Three years ago I had to have lazer surgery on several varicose veins in both legs. He was very through in explain what to expect, and after wards he...more
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Spent a lot of time explaining diagnosis and treatment. Asked if I had any more questions. Very knowledgeable.
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he has improved the quality of my life. i would highly recommend him.
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I just don't like him! He always seems like he's running a race and I feel like I'm on an assembly line! He needs to lay off the caffeine!
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