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PLEASE NOTE: ** Saturday Appts Available Weekly ** You must enter your insurance information (ID, address and DOB) in order for your benefits to be verified prior to the visit. Out of network benefits are honored and accepted with your PPO insurance plan. Dr. Vasilios Kountis is a board-certified, skilled spine specialist as well as a pain management physiatrist serving New York City. He obtained his medical degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He then advanced his subspecialty training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, from the Univeristy of Minnesota to advanced endoscopic spine training through Richard WOLF specializing in endoscopic discectomy and facet rhizotomy. Dr. Kountis is the founder of Anagenesis Spine and Pain Medicine and is affiliated with New York University Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center, and the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine in New York, NY. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the North American Spine Society, and the Medical Society of the State of New York. Patients see him for a variety of reasons, including spine deformation/scoliosis, spinal arthritis, sciatica, herniated disk, spondylosis, and vertebroplasty. Because he is bilingual in English and Greek, patients from a variety of backgrounds enjoy having him as their physician. Dr. Kountis gives each patient his focused attention, and he prides himself on delivering the best treatment available. He is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient's situation and adapts his consultations and treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Kountis was very kind, patient and professional.
Dr. Kountis took the time to really decipher all my issues with pain in different areas of my body and prescribed the proper pain medicine. Also, he prescribed various therapeutic services that would help alleviate my issues. I would highly recommend this doctor.
Very compassionate and knowledgeable.
Dr. Kountis is a very thoughtful, and thorough practitioner. Anyone looking for a doctor who listens to your concerns, and makes treatment a collaborative experience should look no further.
Very gracious and efficient
Dr.Kountis was great, absolutely listened to all my concerns and explained all in detail. The receptionist was also very welcoming. I guess I have a new pain doctor.
Very professional. Takes time to explain options with risks and benefits. Reviews entire history to help patient make an informed decision.
The entire staff is amazing and professional! I felt welcomed and listened to as I discussed my ailment. He explained next steps in treatment clearly and was extremely friendly! See him if like me, you have a fear of doctors and needles!