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Dr. Dimitris Placantonakis, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.5 (8)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
21 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Dimitris Placantonakis, MD

Dr. Dimitris Placantonakis, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from New York University Grossman School of Medicine and is affiliated with NYU Langone Hospital-Manhattan. Dr. Placantonakis, completed a residency at Weill Cornell Medical College. Patients rated Dr. Placantonakis an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Placantonakis works at Practice in New York, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Placantonakis' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Nyu Vascular Surgery Associates
    530 1st Ave, New York, NY 10016 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 263-2441
  2. 2
    Nyu Langone Hospitals
    550 1st Ave, New York, NY 10016 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 263-2441
  3. 3
    Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System - Manhattan Campus
    423 E 23rd St, New York, NY 10010 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 686-7500

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  • NYU Langone Hospital-Manhattan

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Chiari Malformation Type 1
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Endocrine Gland Cancer
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Pituitary Tumor
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CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Excision of Facial Bone
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
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Laparotomy
Neuroplasty
Oral Cancer Screening
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Plasmapheresis
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Skin Screenings
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotaxis
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1174780498
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • New York University Grossman School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Placantonakis works at Practice in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Placantonakis’s profile.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Placantonakis. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Placantonakis.

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