Dr. John Gorecki, MD

Dr. John Gorecki, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. John Gorecki, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cumming, GA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery, movement disorders surgery, and more.Read his story

1100 Northside Forsyth Dr Ste 310

Cumming, GA 30041

Contact Information

(678) 730-7796

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Thoracic Spine Fracture
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Gorecki's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gorecki "Dr. John Gorecki received his medical degree from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He completed his surgical internship at Saint Michael's Hospital in Toronto and his residency at the University of Toronto, Canada, receiving advanced training in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery and epilepsy. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. John Gorecki is board certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Dr. John Gorecki has a comfortable office on the campus of Northside Hospital- Forsyth. He has held a range of academic faculty appointments, including Assistant Professor at Duke University Medical Center and the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He has also held many leadership positions; including Chief of Neurosurgery for Northeast Georgia Physicians Group and Via Christi Health, and Gamma Knife Director for Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gorecki "I believe in partnering with my patients throughout their journey; from the initial exam and diagnosis through treatment and follow-up. I am committed to providing the expertise, skill and compassionate care needed to help patients achieve a more meaningful quality of life.

I care deeply about each of my patients, striving through my work to live by the principles of my Christian faith, bringing glory to God, whose name and renown are the desire of my heart (Isaiah 26:8)."

4  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Movement Disorders Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Movement Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • 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
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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43  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Queen's University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • St Michaels Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Western Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gorecki has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • German
  • Polish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. John Gorecki, MD
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Dr Gorecki did a terrific job on my neck surgery I got results the first day I woke up. I felt no pain and an automatic release He was terrific and very thoughtful in explaining things in great detail.
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Absolutely 5 Stats!! Best Neurosurgeon! He is caring, doctors like Dr John Gorecki it's hard to find. I have not have any issues ... I just had my surgery 3 weeks ago by Dr. John Gorecki it's early still but over all I'm very happy that I chose Dr John Gorecie . Thank you: Mimoza Lewis.
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Excellent Doctor. He changed the quality of my life. Thanks Dr. Gorecki!!!
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John saved my life! I had crippling lower back pain . He rebuilt my back and the surgery was 100% successful. For years I have been living pain free. I have never met another person with my kind of results. He is the kindest most charming man. 5 stars are not enough!!!!
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I was in chronic pain for 6 solid years. I was losing hope. Dr. Gorecki was my last line of salvation. He fixed me and I my life has changed from a 1 on a 10 scale, to at least a 6...it would be higher but I have other things wrong with me. I highly recommend him to anyone who has been...Read More
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