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Giorgos C. Karakousis, MD

Giorgos C. Karakousis, MD Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Greek

Dr. Karakousis is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialties:

  • Surgery
    • Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Adrenal Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Lung
    • Mesothelioma & Pleural Disease

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2008

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Tumor
  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Endocrine Tumors
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • gastrointestinal cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • laparoscopy
  • limb perfusion - melanoma/sarcoma
  • liver - intraarterial chemotherapy
  • Liver Cancer
  • melanoma
  • melanoma - lymph node mapping
  • melanoma - removal
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • parathyroid surgery
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

    Abramson Cancer Center Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Memberships

American College of Surgeons (ACS), National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National Association for Academic Surgery, National Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Local Scientific Review Panel for Review of Department of Defense Grants for Skin Cancer Section, National Society of Surgical Oncology, National

Affiliation

Dr. Karakousis is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St., 4 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2083
Fax: (215) 662-7476
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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