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Dr. Alexander Papanastassiou, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.7 (42)
Map Pin Small San Antonio, TX
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Alexander Papanastassiou, MD

Dr. Alexander Papanastassiou, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of California at San Francisco and is affiliated with Methodist Hospital, University Hospital-University Health System, North Central Baptist Hospital and St. Lukes Baptist Hospital. Dr. Papanastassiou, completed a residency at Brigham & Womans/Chldns Hosp-Harvard Div. Patients rated Dr. Papanastassiou an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Papanastassiou works at UTH Medical Arts & Research Center- Neurosurgery in San Antonio, TX. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Humana as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Papanastassiou's Office Locations

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    UTH Medical Arts & Research Center- Neurosurgery
    8300 Floyd Curl Dr Ste 7A, San Antonio, TX 78229 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (210) 450-9060

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  • University Hospital-University Health System
  • North Central Baptist Hospital
  • St. Lukes Baptist Hospital

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    About Dr. Alexander Papanastassiou, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French
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    • 1659321230
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Yale School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Brigham & Womans/Chldns Hosp-Harvard Div
    Residency
    Internship
    • Brigham and Womans Hospital
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    Medical Education
    • University of California at San Francisco
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    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Papanastassiou works at UTH Medical Arts & Research Center- Neurosurgery in San Antonio, TX. View the full address on Dr. Papanastassiou’s profile.

    42 patients have reviewed Dr. Papanastassiou. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Papanastassiou.

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