Frank Hellinger , M.D.

Dr. Hellinger is board certified in Radiology, holds a certificate of added qualification in Neuroradiology and is fellowship trained in Interventional Neuroradiology. He is a founding member of the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery.

Dr. Hellinger attained a PhD in Physics from the University of  Washington prior to completing medical school at the University of Miami. He went on complete a radiology residency followed by a fellowship in Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, MA. After completing his training he practiced at the MGH serving as an Instructor in Radiology at the Harvard Medical while rising to become the Director of Interventional Neuroradiology at the MGH. In 1998, he relocated to Orlando, the city where he was raised to begin the first NeuroVascular practice in Central Florida. This practice has evolved to become the NeuroVascular Group of Orlando Neurosurgery.

Dr. Hellinger has performed over 10,000 NeuroVascular procedures. Using endovascular techniques, he has treated over 1200 cerebral aneurysms and placed over 450 carotid stents. 780 times he has performed emergent thrombectomy for patients suffering acute large vessel stroke. 

He has served as the Local Principal Investigator for numerous national and international clinical trials and has co-authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications in the NeuroVascular sciences. His passion remains the endovascular approach to cerebrovascular disease. His perspective is comprehensive and his dedication unwaivering. He is very proud of the talents of his NeuroVascular partners, Dr. Michael Bellew, Dr. Ravi Gandhi and  Dr. Ankur Garg. Together they form the NeuroVascular Group of Orlando Neurosurgery. 

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