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Dr. Nicholas Bambakidis, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Bambakidis

Dr. Nicholas Bambakidis, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Bambakidis accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Bambakidis' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bambakidis treats Chiari's Deformity more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bambakidis treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bambakidis treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bambakidis treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Brain Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bambakidis treats Brain Aneurysm more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bambakidis treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bambakidis' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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 Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nicholas Bambakidis, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997

Awards

Dr. Bambakidis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bambakidis

4.4

Based on 13 reviews

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Seen him in 2012 had surgery 2013 would not recommend him or recommend university hospital ever the care and surgery results were poor from most not all but most. Drs manners are very poor decision for type of surgery got was very poor. Caused many other complications during surgery and following....Read More
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He and his team SAVED MY LIFE in January when he operated on my brain aneurysm for 8 hours! I am Completely Satisfied with the outcome. I Was forced into this situation by emergency and it was handled with the utmost confidence and professionalism by Dr. Bambakidis and his team! Thanks to him I'm...Read More
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