Dr. Jeffrey Kappa, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Kappa, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Jeffrey Kappa, MD is a general surgery specialist in Kingsport, TN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

914 Broad St Ste 2A

Kingsport, TN 37660

Contact Information

(423) 245-6101

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kappa performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 96% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Kappa's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kappa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kappa's Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kappa to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Kappa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Kappa performed an Abdominal Aortic Artery repair using the open procedure and an incisional hernia repair (two different occasions.) His demeanor, expertise and decision-making effort were beyond exemplary. A big plus is that he is board certified as a vascular surgeon.
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