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Dr. John Lapkass, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.7 (31)
Map Pin Small Anchorage, AK
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. John Lapkass, MD

Dr. John Lapkass, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Anchorage, AK. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from University of California and is affiliated with Alaska Regional Hospital. Dr. Lapkass, completed a residency at University of Virginia. Patients rated Dr. Lapkass an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Lapkass works at Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic in Anchorage, AK. They frequently treat conditions like Glenoid Labrum Tear along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Lapkass' Office Locations

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    Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic
    4100 Lake Otis Pkwy Ste 220, Anchorage, AK 99508 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Glenoid Labrum Tear
Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Hip Tendinitis
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee Replacement
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Wound Repair
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Broken Arm
Bunion
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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chondromalacia
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Femur Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Genu Varum
Gout
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Hip Osteophyte
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Osteophyte
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Meniscus Tear
Morton's Neuroma
Muscle Cramping
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellar Chondromalacia
Pelvic Fracture
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Osteophyte
Spine Deformities
Tenosynovitis
Tibial Fracture
Trigger Finger
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
ACL Surgery
Ankle Arthroscopy
Arthrocentesis
Bunion Surgery
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Hammer Toe Repair
Hip Arthroscopy
Hip Dislocation
Hip Labral Repair
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Meniscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Patellar Tendon Repair
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Replacement
Total Hip Replacement
Trigger Finger Release
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    About Dr. John Lapkass, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Laotian and Spanish
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    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1154363166
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Virginia
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Colorado
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Alaska Regional Hospital

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    Dr. John Lapkass, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lapkass is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Lapkass works at Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic in Anchorage, AK. View the full address on Dr. Lapkass’s profile.

    Dr. Lapkass has seen patients for Glenoid Labrum Tear, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lapkass on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    31 patients have reviewed Dr. Lapkass. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lapkass.

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