Dr. Mark Kappelman, MD

Dr. Mark Kappelman, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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73 y/o
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Dr. Mark Kappelman, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gretna, LA and has been practicing for 45 years. He specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

Crescent Surgical Group

120 Meadowcrest St Ste 450

Gretna, LA 70056
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dr. Kappelman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kappelman treats Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Kappelman treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kappelman treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Kappelman treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Thrombosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kappelman treats Thrombosis more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Kappelman treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Kappelman's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Colectomy
Colorectal Cancer
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
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
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
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)
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Embolism
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our goal is to provide the best possible surgical care for our patients.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1973
Tulane University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1970
Tulane University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1969
University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Medical School
1973
1970
1969

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kappelman

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Dr. Kappelman as well as his staff made my surgery much less stressful. Each patient is treated with respect and dignity.
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I need to speak to Dr.Kappelman about my return back to work on 10/10/16 with out restriction
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Not very good with follow-up. Not sure how much he even cares to be involved with patients post-op, especially when complications arise.
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    • Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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