Dr. Nicholas Tranakas, MD

Dr. Nicholas Tranakas, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Nicholas Tranakas, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

6405 N Federal Hwy Ste 401

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact Information

(954) 491-0900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Pain
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more than 5% of peers
Skin Cancer
normal
more than 5% of peers
Melanoma
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Tranakas'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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Miami Hospital and Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Miami Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Miami Hospital and Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tranakas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tranakas' Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tranakas to family and friends
18 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Tranakas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Very pleasant and thorough
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I went to see Dr. Tranakas because he was highly recommended. He is a Diplomate with the American Board of Surgery and holds FSSO and FACS rankings. On my first visit, I broke down into tears in his office with my results. Dr. Tranakas is much more than his credentials. He gave me advice on how to...more
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Dr. Tranakas is a caring professional and dedicated doctor. When I first went to see him, I was extremely upset with my test results and didn't know what to do at all. Dr. Tranakas took the time to go over my mammograms and ultrasounds personally with me, and explained all of my options in very...more
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Diagnosed with breast cancer, he saw me the next day. I was so scared, and told him so. He held my hand and told me everything would be alright, and I knew that I would somehow make it through. He performed a mastectomy on me and it was done well. He still sees me almost three years later for...more
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I went to Dr. Tranakas for a mole on my breast that changed in color from brown to black. I am so thankful that I went to see him! He understood I was scared and made me feel 100% comfortable with the biopsy being done. I feel we need more physicians like Dr. Tranakas who actually care for their...more
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