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 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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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (14)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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
  • 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
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • 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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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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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
    • 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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  • Specializes in Neurology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
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  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Link's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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.