Dr. John Demakas, MD

Dr. John Demakas, MD

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Dr. John Demakas, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Creighton Univ Sch Of Med in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

801 W 5th Ave Ste 525

Spokane, WA 99204

Contact Information

(509) 744-3490

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Demakas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Disc Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Demakas performs Disc Replacement more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Demakas performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Total Disc Replacement
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Demakas treats Meningiomas more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Demakas treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Demakas treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Demakas treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Demakas' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Cancer
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
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Demakas, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Creighton Univ Sch Of Med in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1981
    Barrow Neuro Inst
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1974
    St Josephs Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1974
  • 1973
    Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1973

Awards

Dr. Demakas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Demakas

3.6

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
18.181818181818183%
(2)

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Dr. demakas is very straightforward, honest and decisive. He is also very experienced and knowledgeable. He has Avery good presentation with his clients. I have been a nurse for 29 years and have an ingrained sense of how well another health care provider will preform. I have had 2 surgerys done by...Read More
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Dr. DEMAKAS performed 4 fudion surgeries on me in 22 months with stellar, successful resjlts
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Extremely outgoing and very reassuring. He has been practicing in Spokane for decades and is highly recommemnded by everyone i spoke to. He is very up front about the issues at hand. I see reviews on here that suggest his kindness is lacking or his trustworthiness is less than stellar but I...Read More
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Coop Core
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