Dr. Kountis emphasizes providing and delivering healthcare the way that it's meant to be -- in a concierge manner. At his office, your medical concerns are his concerns. He understands peoples frustrations with 5 minute office visits. In his private office, located in the heart of the Upper East Side of Manhattan, he offers non-rushed thorough evaluations of all spinal conditions. He ensures that you understand and review together your MRI findings. He develops a treatment plan that will effectively reduce your pain and decrease disability. Your healthcare is precisely designed for you and you alone. You are not a statistic; you are a person. Let Dr. Kountis move your pain and your life forward! Consult with us today!
Dr. Vasilios Kountis practices Endoscopic Spine and Pain Medicine in New York, NY. Pain medicine is concerned with the prevention of pain, and the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients experiencing pain. Pain medicine physicians use a broad-based approach to treat all pain disorders, ranging from pain as a symptom of disease to pain as the primary disease. Dr. Kountis serves as a consultant to other physicians but is often the principal treating physician, providing care at various levels; such as treating the patient directly, prescribing medication, prescribing rehabilitative services, performing pain relieving procedures including endoscopic spine surgery, counseling patients and families, directing a multidisciplinary team, coordinating care with other healthcare providers, and providing consultative services.
Education and Training
LECOM - Erie Campus DO 2011
American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine
Vasilios Kountis's Expert Contributions
You might be an appropriate candidate for a radiofrequency ablation of the knee. Vasilios Kountis, DO READ MORE
Yes. Suprascapular nerve blocks are very effective. Cervical facet pain should also be ruled out. Vasilios Kountis, DO READ MORE
Depending on the steroid used, it may take up to 10 days for the effects to fully kick in. Vasilios Kountis, DO READ MORE
Believe it or not, Ibuprofen 800mg three times daily around the clock should help. You'll likely be in some discomfort for a few days. Don't forget that the power of the mind/meditation can significantly reduce your pain as your body has an endogenous opiate system to control pain. Hope this helps! Vasilios Kountis, DO READ MORE
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Faculty Titles & Positions
- Clinical Instructor New York University Medical Center 2015 - Present
- On-Time Doctor Award (2018) 2018 Vitals.com
- Patients' Choice Award (2018) 2018 Vitals.com
- Compassionate Doctor 2018 Vitals.com
- North American Spine Society
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