Dr. Gianna J. Link, MD

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Dr. Gianna J. Link, MD

Neurology | Female

Beckley ARH Hospital ANS 306 Stanaford Rd, Beckley, WV 25801 Get Directions
(304) 255-3536

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As a neurologist, listening to my patients is extremely important. It is the first of many steps in making the...   Read More

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      3.9 based on 14 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (14)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Link's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (14)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Neurology
      • Neurological Immunology
      • Neuropsychiatry (Neurology)
      • Neurorehabilitation

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Sinusitis
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Alzheimer's Disease
      • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Disorders
      • Brain Injury
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Palsy
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Chiari's Deformity
      • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
      • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
      • Chronic Pain
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Cluster Headache
      • Concussion
      • Confusion
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Cranial Trauma
      • Dementia
      • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
      • Diplopia
      • Dizziness
      • Dystonia
      • Epilepsy
      • Essential Tremor
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
      • Inherited Myopathies
      • Inherited Neuropathies
      • Insomnia
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Low Back Pain
      • Mental Disorders Related to Alzheimers
      • Mental Disorders Related to Huntington's Disease
      • Migraine
      • Mild Cognitive Impairment
      • Movement Disorders
      • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
      • Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) With Orthostatic Hypotension
      • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
      • Myasthenia Gravis
      • Myopathy
      • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
      • Nerve Injury
      • Neurologic and-or Neurobehavioral Disorders
      • Parkinsonism
      • Parkinson's Disease
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Polyneuropathy
      • Pseudotumor Cerebri
      • Psychiatric Diseases
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Restless Leg Syndrome
      • Seizure Disorders
      • Sinusitis
      • Skin Infections
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep-Walking
      • Spina Bifida
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Stroke
      • Syncope
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Thrombosis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Tremor
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertigo

      Procedures Performed

      • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
      • Baclofen Pump Therapy
      • Botox® Injection
      • Cognitive Assessment
      • Deep Brain Stimulation
      • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
      • Lumbar Puncture
      • Management of VNS Devices for the Treatment of Epilepsy
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Blocks
      • Neurological Testing
      • Occipital Nerve Block
      • Pain Medication Management
      • Skin Biopsy

      Background Check

      • 1
        Malpractice Claim

        Dr. Link has 1 malpractice claim

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        • Settlement  (5/22/2014)
        • Nature of Complaint: Adjudicating Body/Case # - KANAWHA COUNTY CIRCUT COURT/12-C-1084
        • State: West Virginia
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        Sanctions

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        Board Action

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        • Failure to complete continuing education requirements  (6/24/2013)
        • Action Taken: Education
        • Summary: Please reference the following Document
        • State: West Virginia
        • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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      Education

      • Medical School
        Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki, Faculty Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1983

        Karolinska

        Graduated in 1994

      • Internship Hospital
        ST LOUIS UN. MED CENTER

        Completed in 1985

      • Residency Hospital
        Baylor University

        Completed in 1986

        Un. Of South Florida

        Completed in 1990

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Cornell College Of Medicine

        Completed in 2005

        Harvard

        Completed in 2002

      • Undergraduate School
        Faculty of Medicine of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

        Graduated in 1976

      • Other Education
        Karolinska Institute / Medical Faculty

        Completed in 1994

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors

        Dr. Link has no awards or honors listed.

      • Media & Publications
        • PhD Thesis: IL4, IFN -G TGF-B IN MS, MG by ISH ., 02/14/1994
        • PUBLICATIONS Link J, Soderstrom M, Olsson T, Hojeberg B, Ljungdahl A, Link H. Increased TGF-B, IL-4 and IFN-y in multiple sclerosis. Ann Neurol 36: 379-386, 1994 Link J, Navikas V, Yu M, Fredrikson S, Osterman P-O, Link H. Augmented interferon-y, interleukin-4 and transforming growth

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Greek
      • Spanish
      • Swedish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Neurology
      • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
      • Malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • Board actions found
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      Dr. Link's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Link

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Link's Care Philosophy

      As a neurologist, listening to my patients is extremely important. It is the first of many steps in making the right diagnosis. The brain and nerves have incredible neuroplasticity. All people especially when in time of illness, deserve to be treated with respect and compassion. My goal is to help my patients improve their quality of life.