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 40 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: Orthopedic Spine 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 Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

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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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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