Dr. Philip Anthony George Karpos MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Philip Karpos is an orthopedic surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Hospital and Saint Thomas Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice for 19 years. He is one of 54 doctors at Baptist Hospital and one of 51 at Saint Thomas Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Baptist Hospital

Saint Thomas Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Three Rivers Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1989 - 1994

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

KY State Medical License
Active through 2013

TN State Medical License
Active through 2013

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Intermediate clinical follow-up of a dual-radius acetabular component.
Van Flandern, G. J., Bierbaum, B. E., Newberg, A. H., Gomes, S. L., Mattingly, D. A., Karpos, P. A.

Osteomyelitis of the pubic symphysis in athletes: a case report and literature review.
Karpos, P. A., Spindler, K. P., Pierce, M. A., Shull, H. J.

Intramedullary nailing of acute femoral shaft fractures using manual traction without a fracture table.
Karpos, P. A., McFerran, M. A., Johnson, K. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network 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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