Dr. John Gorecki, MD

Dr. John Gorecki, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
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Dr. John Gorecki, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Cumming, GA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.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


See how frequently Dr. Gorecki performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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)."



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

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Cranial CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery
  • Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Block
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty


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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 Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Western Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gorecki has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Polish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gorecki's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gorecki to family and friends
based on 54 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gorecki's Performance

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Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (9)

in Cumming |
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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in Lawrenceville, GA |
Excellent Doctor. He changed the quality of my life. Thanks Dr. Gorecki!!!
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in Annapolis, MD |
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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in Flowery Branch, GA |
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...more
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in Gainesville, GA |
I 1st saw Dr Gorecki in Dec of 2011 and had disectomy on L1 and S5 in Mar of 2012. Constant pain prior to surgery. I was back at work in 2 weeks. In June of 2016 I hurt my c-spine. I had numbness and severe pain to both arms. No grip strength in either hand and severe pain in both biceps and...more
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Dr. Gorecki accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American
  • WellCare

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Hamilton Medical Center
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Northside Hospital
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Northside Hospital - Forsyth
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St. Mary's Health Care System
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