Dr. Peter Pappas, MD

Dr. Peter Pappas, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
(38)
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Dr. Peter Pappas, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Santa Rosa, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

76 Brookwood Ave

Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Contact Information

(707) 523-2381

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

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

Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spine Deformities
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Pappas'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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21  Procedures

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

  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Ca Davis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pappas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Pappas' Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pappas to family and friends
38 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Pappas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

My husband and I think that Dr. Pappas is fine , smart, kind Doctor,. I have been seeing him since 2003. He has helped me with my back with good things for my body and helps me understand everything for my back, highly recommend him. Staff is very kind, and smart. Thank you Mr and Mrs Mike Lemmon
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My experience goes back to 2002, after him changing hospital twice, he botched my surgery in both front and back. I got a life threatening infection in my back that turned into septicemia, 105F fever, 5 days in ICU, 6 pints of blood. I was also left with nerve damage and the largest incisional...more
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I cannot say but the worst experience ever, he made everything sound like it was a good surgery for me and that I was a good candidate. he basically butchered me leaving me with an awful infection and lied, he is So Rude, he screams at you for no reason. I definitely feel he hates his profession it...more
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Great doctor. I had leg and back pain Dr Pappas explained why I had all this After a few injections I am back to my normal activities. The process was easy I highly recommend Dr Pappas
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My experience with him was like working with Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Before my surgery he was so kind and concerned. He had convinced me that I had to have surgery.Seven days after surgery he switched to crazy in my opinion. I was in extreme pain after having three discs fuzzed. He was...more
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