Dr. Spiros Stamelos, MD

Dr. Spiros Stamelos, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Spiros Stamelos, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Athens U Med Sch in 1972 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1734 W Algonquin Rd

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Contact Information

(847) 632-1300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Neck Muscle Strain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

104  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Background Check

3 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 8/20/2015
    Amount or Range: $500,000.00
    State: Illinois
  • Settlement : 4/22/2016
    Amount or Range: $500,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Cook County, IL
    State: Illinois
  • Settlement : 6/30/2016
    Amount or Range: $75,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Cook County, IL
    State: Illinois
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

2 Board Actions
  • Failure to disclose required information (5/12/2017)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Stamelos, Spiros George MD: License # 036049690: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician failed to disclose on his 2014 DEA Renewal Application a pending formal action with the Department. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation issued a REPRIMAND with Monitoring and imposed a FINE in the Amount of $ 500.00.
    State: Illinois
  • Failure to keep adequate patient records (1/29/2015)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Stamelos, Spiros George MD: License # 036049690: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician failed to document the issuance of several prescriptions for controlled substances for a patient of his practice. ACTION TAKEN: The The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMA ND on the physician’s license, required to take Continuing Medical EDUCATION courses and imposed a FINE in the amount of $2,000.00.
    State: Illinois

Education

  • Athens U Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Cook Co Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Stamelos has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Stamelos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stamelos' Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stamelos to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Stamelos' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was overcharged for a back in December of 2015. I had to pay almost $900 out of pocket.
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His staff is incredibly rude and disappointing. I can only imagine how the the doctor treats his patients if this is the kind of creatures he hires.
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