Dr. John Demakas, MD

Dr. John Demakas, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 72
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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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Top Care Areas

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Meningiomas
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 89% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Demakas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Demakas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Demakas

3.6

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
54.54545454545455%
(6)
4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
18.181818181818183%
(2)
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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