Dr. Nicholas Tranakas, MD

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Dr. Nicholas Tranakas, MD

General Surgery | Male

BROWARD SURGICAL ASSOCIATES 6405 N Federal Hwy Ste 401, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 Get Directions
(954) 491-0900

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Dr. Tranakas specializes in General Surgery and practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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    • Aetna
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Golden Rule
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Meritain Health
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • National Elevator
    • Neighborhood Health Plan
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    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 surgery, the nurses who attended to me also had ONLY great things to say about Dr. Tranakas. I feel very blessed that he was able to help me and I highly recommend him to anyone.
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bile Duct Disorders
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Breast Pain
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Goiter
    • Graves' Disease
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Diseases
    • Intestinal Ischemia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Melanoma
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Parotitis
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pilonidal Cyst
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Rectal Prolapse
    • Sarcoma
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Disorders
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Procedures Performed

    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Adhesiolysis
    • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Appendectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arterial Line Insertion
    • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
    • Biopsy
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bowel Resection
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Reduction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Cyst Aspiration
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Neck Mass
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Submandibular Gland
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fibroid Tumor Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Liver Surgery
    • Lumpectomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Neck Surgery
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Pancreatic Surgery
    • Parathyroid Surgery
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Partial Mastectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Puncture Aspiration
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Skin Cancer Removal
    • Skin Grafts
    • Small Bowel Enteroscopy
    • Splenectomy
    • Stereotaxis
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Surgical Procedures
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
    • Wound Repair

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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Miami / School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1987

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of Miami Hospital and Clinic

      Completed in 1988

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Miami Hospital and Clinic

      Completed in 1992

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of Miami Hospital and Clinic

      Completed in 1994

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Greek
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    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Tranakas' Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Tranakas

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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients