Theodore Pappas, MD

Theodore Pappas, MD

General Surgery in Durham, NC


 (919) 684-8111

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Office Hours

Monday:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed
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About Dr. Pappas


Dr. Theodore Pappas, MD is a general surgeon in Durham, North Carolina. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina and Virginia. He is affiliated with Duke University Hospital and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1988

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1985

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1983

The Ohio State University
Class of 1981

Ohio State University
MSc, Cum Laude, 1981

John Carroll University
B.S., Magna Cum Laude, 1977

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Certifications

American Board of Surgery
Surgery

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Medical Licenses

VA State Medical License
2013 - 2016

NC State Medical License
1988 - 2019

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Work Experience


Private Diagnostic Clinic
Durham, NC
2013 - Present

Professor, Surgery
Duke University
Durham, NC
Academic Practice
1988 - Present

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Hospital Affiliations

Duke University Hospital
Current Affiliation
Durham, NC

Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Durham, NC

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Awards

Leonard Palumbo Jr., MD Faculty Achievement Award
Duke University, 2015

Honorary Physician Assistant Award
Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Community and Family Medicine, 2015

America's Top Doctors
Castle Connolly, 2002-2014

CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification
EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013

America's Top Doctors for Cancer
Castle Connolly, 2005-2013

Excellence in Clinical Care Award
SAGES Education & Research Foundation, 2011

David C. Sabiston, Jr. Resident Teaching Award
Duke University, 1994, 2006

F. D. Moore Resident Teaching Award
Brigham & Women's Hospital, 1987

Alpha Omega Alpha
Ohio State University, 1981

Landacre Research Society
Ohio State University, 1981

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Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons - ACS
Member

American College of Surgeons - ACS
Fellow

Society of Surgical Oncology - SSO
Member

Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract - SSAT
Member

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society - AOA
Member

Association for Academic Surgery - AAS
Member

Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
Member

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Publications



PubMed

Prevalence and Cost Analysis of Chronic Pain After Hernia Repair: A Potential Alternative Approach With Neurostimulation.
Neuromodulation
Elsamadicy, A. A.,Ashraf, B.,Ren, X.,Sergesketter, A. R.,Charalambous, L.,Kemeny, H.,Ejikeme, T.,Yang, S.,Pagadala, P.,Parente, B.,Xie, J.,Pappas, T. N.,Lad, S. P.
10/16/2018

Defining a Hospital Volume Threshold for Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy in the United States.
JAMA Surg
Adam, M. A.,Thomas, S.,Youngwirth, L.,Pappas, T.,Roman, S. A.,Sosa, J. A.
2016 Dec 29

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Journal Article

Procedure Delegation by Attending Surgeons Performing Concurrent Operations in Academic Medical Centers: Balancing Safety and Efficiency
Annals of Surgery
Beasley,G.M., Pappas, T.N., Kirk, A.D.
1/1/2015

Laparoscopic Duodenectomy for Benign Non-Ampulary Duodenal Neoplasms
Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques
Kokosis, G.,Ceppa, E., , Tyler,D., Pappas, T.N., Perez, A.
1/1/2015

Review of Complications Associated with Endoscopic Pancreatic Cyst-Gastrostomy: A Single-Institution Experience
Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques
Kokosis, G., Barbas, A.S., Li, G., Tran, T.H, Perez, A., Pappas, T.N., Burbridge, R.A.
1/1/2015

Lecture

Emergency Surgery for Peptic Ulcer Disease, What is Best Way to Fix an Incisional Hernia, Who Needs a Robot?
1/30/2015
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Surgical Management of Pancreatic Disease
1/28/2015
Pinehurst, NC

Emergency Peptic Ulcer Surgery
1/8/2015
Chicago, IL

Book Chapter

GI/Liver Secrets Plus
Pappas, T.N., Kokosis, Georgios
1/1/2015

Atlas of Laparoscopic Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
Pappas, T.N., Ceppa, E.P.
1/1/2015

Contemporary Surgical Management of Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreatic Disease
Shah, A.A., Pappas, T.N.
1/1/2014

Other

Attending Rounds with the "Man"
Pappas, T.N., Wolfe, W.G.
1/1/2012

Ohio State University Alumni Association: 100 Buckeyes You Should Know
Pappas, T.N.
1/1/2012

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