Dr. Joseph Hopkins Rapp MD

Dr. Joseph Rapp is a vascular surgery doctor in San Francisco, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center and St. Mary's Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 41 years. He is one of 5 doctors at San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 11 at St. Mary's Medical Center who specialize in Vascular Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Vascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

St. Mary's Medical Center

UCSF Medical Center

San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center

VA Northern California Health Care System

Education & Medical Training

Tufts Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1974 - 1978

VA Medical Center (Boston MA)
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1978

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973 - 1974

Oregon Health & Science University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1980

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Microemboli composed of cholesterol crystals disrupt the blood-brain barrier and reduce cognition.
Rapp, J.H., Pan, X.M., Neumann, M., Hong, M., Hollenbeck, K., Liu, J.

An experimental model of lacunar infarction: embolization of microthrombi.
Rapp, J.H., Hollenbeck, K., Pan, X.M.

UCSF Vascular Symposium 2013
2013 4 18

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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