Dr. Mark Kappelman, MD

Dr. Mark Kappelman, MD

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General Surgery  |  
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72 y/o
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Dr. Mark Kappelman, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Gretna, LA. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 48 years. Dr. Kappelman is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus and Ochsner Medical Center.

Crescent Surgical Group

120 Meadowcrest St Ste 450

Gretna, LA 70056
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Accepted insurance

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

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Care Philosophy

Our goal is to provide the best possible surgical care for our patients.
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Dr. Kappelman's Experience

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Dr. Kappelman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Appendicitis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • 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
  • 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 Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Colectomy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • 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 Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • 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)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • 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
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Tulane University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Tulane University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kappelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kappelman is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kappelman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kappelman to family and friends
3.0
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Kappelman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Terrytown, LA |
Dr. Kappelman as well as his staff made my surgery much less stressful. Each patient is treated with respect and dignity.
in Belle Chasse, LA |
I need to speak to Dr.Kappelman about my return back to work on 10/10/16 with out restriction
in St Louis, MO |
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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Dr. Kappelman accepts 1 insurance carrier
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

Hospitals where Dr. Kappelman has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus
2500 Belle Chasse Hwy
Terrytown, LA 70056
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Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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West Jefferson Medical Center
1101 Medical Center Blvd
Marrero, LA 70072
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