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Dr. George Counelis, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.4 (14)
Map Pin Small Walnut Creek, CA
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. George Counelis, MD

Dr. George Counelis, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Walnut Creek, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and is affiliated with John Muir Health-Concord Medical Center and John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center. Dr. Counelis, completed a residency at Pennsylvania Hospital of The University of Pa Health System. Patients rated Dr. Counelis an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Counelis works at Practice in Walnut Creek, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Counelis' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Pharma Alliance LLC
    100 N Wiget Ln Ste 160, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 280-8200
  2. 2
    John Muir Medical Center Walnut Creek
    1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 939-3000

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  • John Muir Health-Concord Medical Center
  • John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center

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    About Dr. George Counelis, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    • 29 years of experience
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    • 1437261534
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Pennsylvania Health System
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    • Pennsylvania Hospital of The University of Pa Health System
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    • Tufts University School of Medicine
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    • University of California at Berkeley
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    • Neurosurgery
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