Dr. John Orphanos, MD

Dr. John Orphanos, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
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Dr. John Orphanos, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charleston, WV and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.

415 Morris St Ste 400

Charleston, WV 25301

Contact Information

(304) 344-3551

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thoracic Spine Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Orphanos's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • 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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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

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

  • West Virginia University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • West Virginia University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • West Virginia University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • West Virginia University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Orphanos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Orphanos' Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Orphanos to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Orphanos' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Unfriendly phone receptionist. I called for a new appointment (by recommendation) and after finally speaking to a live person and with 2 MRI's, several xrays and another surgeon telling me I needed surgery, this office will not see me without a referral from my primary doctor that I see once a...more
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Dr Orphanos is the best Dr I have ever been to & he has gone above and beyond with my health care.Dr Orphanos always answers any questions or concerns I may have and he explains everything in great detail.I would'nt consider any other Dr for my health issues.Thanks ,Dan Layne
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