Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis, MD Surgery

Dr. Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis, MD

Surgery, Transplant Surgery
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 (2 other locations)
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  • On-time appointments
  • Friendly staff

About Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis MD

Dr. Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, with other offices in Cleveland, OH and Weston, FL. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery, Transplant Surgery. He speaks English.

Andreas Tzakis has received the following awards:


Dr. Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis has 3 locations

Broward Health Medical Center 1600 S Andrews Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Cleveland Clinic 9500 Euclid Ave Cleveland, OH 44195
Dr. Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd Weston, FL 33331


Dr. Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis has the following 14 areas of expertise

  • Liver Cancer
  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Ileostomy
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Bacteremia
  • Skin Transplantation (Dermatoplasty)
  • Liver Diseases
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Removal (Hepatectomy)


4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2016, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


48 Years Experience

Mount Sinai Medical Center


University Of Athens School Of Health Sciences

Graduated in 1974

Dr. Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Choice POS - Large Group
  • AvMed Empower
  • AvMed Empower - Small Employer Groups (1-50)
  • AvMed Engage
  • AvMed Engage - Small Employer Groups (1-50)
  • AvMed Engage HMO (large group)
  • AvMed Focus - Small Employer Groups
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS FL Blue Choice
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • Bright Health Plan Individual & Family
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Carelink HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Florida Blue BlueSelect
  • Florida Blue SimplyBlue
  • Health Plan of Upper Ohio PPO
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Medmutual OhioHealth Network MRF
  • MMOH SuperMed HMO
  • MMOH SuperMed POS Select
  • MMOH SuperMed PPO Plus
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • Oscar HMO
  • The Health Plan of Upper Ohio PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis

Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis, MD, PhD, FACS, a world-renowned leader in transplant surgery, serves as Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation at Broward Health Medical Center. Dr. Tzakis has headed the Broward Health Medical Center Liver Transplantation Program since its inception in 2004. Dr. Tzakis received his medical and Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Athens School of Medicine in Athens, Greece.He served an internship and residency in surgery at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, New York and then completed his residency in surgery at the State University of New York, Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York. Dr. Tzakis completed a fellowship in transplantation surgery at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is board certified in general surgery. He serves on the Editorial Board of seven medical publications including Transplantation, Liver Transplantation, Pediatric Transplantation and Annals of Gastroenterology and reviews for other Journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Medical Science Monitor. In addition to having performed more than 4,000 transplants, Dr. Tzakis has been a leader in innovative techniques that have advanced transplant surgery, as well as furthering research concerning organ rejection and drug toxicity. He has published more than 700 peer reviewed manuscripts in a wide variety of medical journals, such as Transplantation, Annals of Surgery, Journal of Pediatrics, The Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine. He has also published numerous Book Chapters and made presentations in multiple Local, National and International meetings.

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