Dr. Peggy Kalkounos, DO

Dr. Peggy Kalkounos, DO

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Dr. Peggy Kalkounos, DO is a general surgery specialist in Merced, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. She specializes in general surgery.Read her story

Dignity Health Medical Group - Merced

315 Mercy Ave Ste 400

Merced, CA 95340
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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more than 19% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 11% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 11% of peers

Dr. Kalkounos'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.

Dr. Kalkounos' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kalkounos "Hiking, biking, running, paddle surfing, team sports (especially basketball), and US and international travel. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kalkounos "Implementing sound pre and post-surgical care, providing education and promoting habits for the overall health of patients in the community. Belief in the osteopathic tenets of medicine - the body is capable of self-regulation and maintenance, structure and function are reciprocally interrelated. "

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kalkounos does not have any board certifications listed.

56  Conditions Treated

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38  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kalkounos has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kalkounos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kalkounos' Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kalkounos to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kalkounos' 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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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