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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 70

120 Meadowcrest St Ste 450
Gretna, LA 70056
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Dr. Kappelman's Experience

Dr. Kappelman's Care Philosophy


  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Colectomy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Carotid
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Appendicitis
  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Ventral Hernia

Background Check for Dr. Kappelman

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  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1969

Internship Hospital

Tulane University Hospital
Complete in 1970

Residency Hospital

Tulane University Hospital
Complete in 1973

Languages Spoken by Dr. Kappelman & Staff

  • English

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