Dr. Norman Kenneth Poppen MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Norman Poppen is an orthopedic surgeon in Sacramento, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mercy General Hospital and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 43 years. He is one of 56 doctors at Mercy General Hospital and one of 72 at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Mercy General Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Education & Medical Training

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1971 - 1973

Hospital For Special Surg
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1973 - 1976

California Pacific Medical Center
Fellowship, Hand Surgery, 1976 - 1977

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Class of 1971

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

Amputation of the great toe.
Poppen, N. K., Mann, R. A., O'Konski, M., Buncke, H. J.

Evaluation of sensibility and function with microsurgical free tissue transfer of the great toe to the hand for thumb reconstruction.
Poppen, N. K., Norris, T. R., Buncke, H. J.

Amputation of the great toe. A clinical and biomechanical study.
Mann, R. A., Poppen, N. K., O'Konski, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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