Dr. Nicholas Tranakas, MD

Dr. Nicholas Tranakas, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
Insurances AcceptedSave
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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Breast Pain
more than 5% of peers
Skin Cancer
more than 5% of peers
more than 5% of peers

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  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

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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.


  • 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

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based on 16 total reviews (5 with comments)

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Dr. Tranakas' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Ft Lauderdale, FL
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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in Coconut Creek, FL
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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in Denver, CO
Dr. Tranakas is extremely unethical. He preformed unnecessary surgery to remove in-situe melanoma. This is most commonly an in-office procedure, and I was never provided justification for why there was a deviation from the standard treatment. I now have a 4 inch scar on my right shoulder and over...more
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in Pompano Beach, FL
There is not enough good things I can say about DR. Tranakas. I was referred to him after my dermatologist found malignant melanoma in my arm. Dr. Tranakas was so kind to me and answered all my questions about surgery, etc. I never felt rushed or like my visit wasn't important. On the day of my...more
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