George V. Kakoulides, MD
Dr. George V. Kakoulides received his undergraduate degree at New York University where he graduated Cum Laude, and his medical degree with high honors from Tufts University School of Medicine. While obtaining his medical degree, he was in a joint degree program in International Relations at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
Dr. Kakoulides completed his general surgery internship and residency in Neurological Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center where he obtained advanced specialization in complex spine surgery during a year long enfolded spine fellowship. Dr. Kakoulides specializes in both cranial and spinal neurosurgery as well as radiosurgery for benign and malignant brain tumors. His focus also includes cervical, thoracic and lumbar degenerative disease, spine fractures and other general neurosurgical disorders.
Dr. Kakoulides believes that the majority of patients may not require surgery, and explores effective alternatives to surgery such as pain management, epidural injection, acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic treatment and crossfit.
Long Island Neurosurgical and Pain Specialists see a high volume of patients. As a result, Dr. Kakoulides and his fellow neurosurgeons have extensive experience treating both common and rare neurosurgical disorders, and implement the most up to date surgical techniques when required.