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Has anyone had any experience or know anything about the reputation of a neurosurgeon by the name of Papadakakis who practices in the Iasis Hospital in Chania.
Alternatively, does anyone have a recommendation for another neurosurgeon to perform lower back surgery?
Thanks in advance
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I can't comment on his skills as a neurosurgeon but I've had consultations with him and he seems a pretty good neurologist. He diagnosed a minor neurological problem I had purely on the basis of the symptoms and an examination in his office. He then sent me off for a range of tests and the results of those confirmed his original diagnosis. A friend, who has had back surgery and who reads LiC but doesn't post, suggested that if you are already consulting an orthopaedic surgeon that you are happy with they will normally recommend a neurosurgeon if one is needed.
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- Joined: Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:04 pm
- Location: Chania
Michaeli did the operation on my back to repair a squashed disk, He was then at the Chania Hospital. My daughter's friend was a a consultant physician at the hospital and she recommended him. He was brilliant and so too was his reputation. Now he has "gone private" and I consulted him about a knee problem. I had been recommended in UK to have an operation but Michaeli said it would not solve the problem and would permanently weaken the knee. His advice was to take pain killers and to do a particular exercise and he was right. I totally recommend him to you.
Having said that, I have total faith in the doctors at the hospital. IF you have IKA then they may well be a good alternative (and, of course, free!)
I hope things go well for you
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- Location: Neo Chorio
I have had many consultations with Michaeli.First it was due to a fractured vertebrae then diagnosed epilepsy.The problems with vertebrae are ongoing now 5.I've not had any operations due to osteoporosis.I would certainly recommend him.I have been having ongoing treatments with him for 3+ years.Good luck.
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