Dr. George S. Kappakas MD Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. George Kappakas is an orthopedic surgeon in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Jefferson Regional Medical Center and UPMC McKeesport. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 25 doctors at Jefferson Regional Medical Center and one of 9 at UPMC McKeesport who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Mercy Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1974 - 1975
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1975 - 1979
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Class of 1974
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
PA State Medical License
Publications & Presentations
Experimental fracture healing: evaluation using radionuclide bone imaging: concise communication.
Gumerman, L. W., Fogel, S. R., Goodman, M. A., Hanley, E. N., Kappakas, G. S., Rutkowski, R., Levine, G.
Delayed surgical repair of ruptured ligaments: a comparative biomechanical and histological study.
Kappakas, G. S., Brown, T. D., Goodman, M. A., Kikuike, A., McMaster, J. H.
Metabolic and endocrine alterations in osteosarcoma patients.
Goodman, M. A., McMaster, J. H., Drash, A. L., Diamond, P. E., Kappakas, G. S., Scranton, P. E.
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1321 5th Ave
McKeesport, PA 15132
Phone: (412) 678-0534
Fax: (412) 678-2838