Dr. Paul Chappano, MD

Dr. Paul Chappano, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Paul Chappano, MD is a general surgery specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

2 Shircliff Way Ste 500

Jacksonville, FL 32204

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 95% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 82% of peers
more than 75% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

12  Conditions Treated

69  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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

2 Board Actions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (10/28/2014)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Chappano, Paul Joseph MD: License # MD064056L: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has disciplinary action taken by the proper licensing authority of another state against his license to practice the profession. ACTION TAKEN; The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has imposed a civil penalty of $1,000.00.
    State: Pennsylvania
  • Wrong-site surgery (6/13/2014)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida


  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Mercy Hospital Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • American College of Surgeons, Western PA Chapter Outstanding Presentation, 2000
  • Merck Leadership Award, 1993
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award, 2000
Media & Publications

Dr. Chappano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chappano's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chappano to family and friends
31 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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Dr. Chappano's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Chappano is very thorough and has a great bedside manner. He showed my husband and I the cat scan pictures and explained the problem, and how surgery could help. On the day of surgery he had to take an unexpected emergency surgery, which took him many hours. I was concerned because that pushed...more
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Dr. Chappano provides the best care! His staff is caring and friendly. I trust Dr. Chaappano completely. Not only do I see him but my husband does also. He explains what he will do during your surgery and he follows through. He listens and answers any questions and spends lots of time with you. He...more
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Great Dr. -I was in St. Vincents for 5 days and he made it a point to stop in every day and discuss any concerns that I had after my operation which he performed.
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Dr. Chappano made both me and my mom very comfortable. He answered all our questions and never tried to rush us. He has an easy going manner and is very down to earth!
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Great Surgeon who removed my thyroid. Really takes his time to explain my cancer to me and what are my options. English is not my primary language so he even worked with me in his office with a language phone app I have on my phone, and had a doctor on hand for my surgery that spoke my native...more
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