Dr. Melissa LaPinska, MD

Dr. Melissa LaPinska, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
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Dr. Melissa LaPinska, MD is a general surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in general surgery and therapy endoscopy.

1934 Alcoa Hwy Ste 285

Knoxville, TN 37920

Contact Information

(865) 305-9620

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ventral Hernia
normal
more than 5% of peers
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
normal
more than 5% of peers
Lipomas
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. LaPinska'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
  • Therapy Endoscopy

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

23  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

  • Tennessee Technological University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Case Western Res U/Univ Hosps Cleveland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. LaPinska has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. LaPinska's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. LaPinska to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. LaPinska's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT
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