Welcoming John R. Orphanos MD, FAANS

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Thomas Hospitals welcomes Dr. John R. Orphanos, a member of the Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute. Well-known to the Kanawha Valley, Dr. Orphanos is a highly skilled, board certified neurosurgeon. Dr. Orphanos’ medical expertise focuses on complex spine surgery and general neurosurgery for treatment of patients with degenerative conditions of the spine, trauma, tumors, vascular disease and chronic pain. He is skilled in performing a wide range of complex vascular and endovascular procedures to treat diseases and conditions that involve healthy blood circulation using state-of-the-art technologies available at Thomas Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Orphanos brings to Thomas Hospitals a passion for providing quality patient care and stays current on minimally invasive techniques to treat diseases of the spine including image-guided and robotic spine surgery that can result in shorter recovery times for patients. Dr. Orphanos has a special interest in neuromodulation and the placement of spinal cord stimulators to treat chronic pain.

Procedures Performed

  • Cerebrovascular condition
  • Epilepsy
  • Cancer
  • Spinal Abnormalities
  • Chronic pain
  • Movement disorders

About Dr. John Orphanos

A native of West Virginia, Dr. Orphanos received his medical degree from West Virginia University. After completing medical school, he went on to complete a neurosurgical residency with the Department of Neurosurgery and an orthopedic spine fellowship with the Department of Orthopedics at the West Virginia University School of Medicine.

Now Accepting Patients

Dr. Orphanos is accepting new patients by referral to his clinical practice at Thomas Memorial Hospital. In addition, he welcomes second opinion appointments to review cases and proposed treatment plans.

Clinic Location

WVU Medicine RNI Neurosurgery at Thomas Memorial Hospital
401 Division Street Suite 304 | South Charleston, WV 25309 |   304-767-7840