Dr. Gianna J. Link, MD

Dr. Gianna J. Link, MD

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Neurology | Female | 56 years old

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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.Read more

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Dr. Link, grew up in the US studied abroad after graduating from High School in MI.She obtained her PhD Degree...Read more

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Dr. Link's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Link, grew up in the US studied abroad after graduating from High School in MI.She obtained her PhD Degree in Neuroimmunology. She was awarded a Scholarship to study medicine, where she completed her MD Degree from the Aristotelian University, while performing neuropathology research and attending externships in Denmark, Israel and the U.S. Her training in neurology was finalized in the US and Sweden.She has three subspecialties, after completing full fellowships. Dr. Link, has been licensed in the US and the ECU. She's had professional teaching appointments and has worked in academic institutions as well as, in the private sector.Her research Experience is in Clinical Neuroimmunology and Molecular Neurobiologyusing Techniques: In situ hybridization for mRNA detection of Cytokines.and in Neuropathology studying Neurotransmitter influences on neuronal cultures with immunohistochemistry and Electron Microscopy. She has published multiple research papers and her original thesis on Multiple Sclerosis and Myasthenia Gravis in 1994. Titled:"IFN-y, IL-4, TGF-B mRNA expression in MS & MG".Some of her awards and recognitions include:Best medical student ECE teacher and was elected as mentor to the female medical studentsShe was given the Outstanding Service Award, was professional of the year representing Neurology in Cambridge Who's Who. awarded for excellence in service toward earning stroke hospital magnet designationreceived Outstanding Service Award"Doctor of Excellence" by The Leading Physicians of the World.Voted as Most Compassionate Physician by patients;Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of valuable contribution to skills for patients;awarded certification by the American Board of National American Society of Neurorehabilitation and is a Disability Analyst and Fellow,Some of her academic and professional activities include giving lectures to medical staff, on Coma, Disorders of Consciousness, Delirium, Seizures, Headaches, Alzheimer's disease, Cognitive and Gait disorders, Inflammation in Neurological diseases including Cytokines in MS, in AD, in TBI., and in CVA. She has helped students and residents with their board exams.Dr. Link, was invited and has given multiple lectures to the Multiple Sclerosis, Myasthenia Gravis, AD Stroke and TBI support groups and has appeared on radio and TV .She has chaired in medical committees as the Risk Management, Med. School Admissions,Peer review, Ethics committee Physicians well being, Quality improvement council and other hospital staff committees.Dr. Link took time off to write her non-medical book called "One" A guide to enlightenment.Her book considered an Inspirational Guide to Living, Offers a New Pathway in Life G. J. Link, MD, PhD., is a world-renowned neurologist with subspecialties in neuropsychiatry from Harvard, neurorehabilitation from Cornell, and neuroimmunology from the Karolinska Institute. She noticed that consulting with patients regarding living a more spiritual life, frequently resulted in improving the symptoms of their disease. After she also had a NDE, she completed a massive research and collected scientific data to compile this book.Dr. Gianna Link explores the world from a new perspective, one brought about after consulting with patients, researching, and considering what the life-altering transformation of a near-death experience (NDE) brings to one's consciousness.Dr. Link asks what happens after a Near-Death Experience? Is it Enlightenment?

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.

Dr. Link says...

ALL   NEUROLOGICAL /  NEUROPSYCHIATRIC    DISORDERS.

Dr. Link says...

NEUROPSYCHIATRY FELLOWSHIP from  Harvard

NEUROREHABILITATION FELLOWSHIP from Cornell

PhD Degree in NEUROIMMUNOLOGY from Karolinska Institute.

American Board of Disability Analyst Certification in 2003. 

Stem Cell Therapy after Certification on April 2017.

Dr. Link's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  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

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

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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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Link has 1 board action

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

  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dizziness
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • 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
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki, Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

    Karolinska Institute / Medical Faculty

    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
    Harvard

    Completed in 2002

  • Other Education
    Karolinska Institute / Medical Faculty

    Completed in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • Ambulatory EEG With Video Monitoring
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Management of VNS Devices for the Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neurological Testing
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medication Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
  • Trigger Point Injection