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Giorgos Karakousis, MD,FACS

General Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Giorgos Karakousis graduated medical school from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and completed his residency program at University of Pennsylvania Health System. He is specialized and board certified in general surgery. Dr. Karakousis has been in practice for more than 11 years and is affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. During his career, he has run one clinical trial and has also published several writings of medical interest in partnership with other doctors.

  • Education & Training


    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Medical School


    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York, New York


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Sleep Medicine

  • Hospital & Practice

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (215) 662-4000

    3400 Spruce St

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Giorgos Karakousis has contributed to 3 publications.

    The role of body mass index class in cholecystectomy after acute cholecystitis: An American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis

    Neylan CJ, Damrauer SM, Kelz RR, Farrar JT, Dempsey DT, Lee MK 4th, Karakousis GC, Tewksbury CM, Pickett-Blakely OE, Williams NN, Dumon KR.

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    Corrigendum: sFRP2 in the aged microenvironment drives melanoma metastasis and therapy resistance.

    Kaur A, Webster MR, Marchbank K, Behera R, Ndoye A, Kugel CH, Dang VM, Appleton J, O'Connell MP, Cheng P, Valiga AA, Morissette R, McDonnell NB, Ferrucci L, Kossenkov AV, Meeth K, Tang HY, Yin X, Wood WH, Lehrmann E, Becker KG, Flaherty KT, Frederick DT, Wargo JA, Cooper ZA, Tetzlaff MT, Hudgens C, Aird KM, Zhang R, Xu X, Liu Q, Bartlett E, Karakousis G, Eroglu Z, Lo RS, Chan M, Menzies AM, Long GV, Johnson DB, Sosman J, Schilling B, Schadendorf D, Speicher DW, Bosenberg M, Ribas A, Weeraratna AT

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    A prognostic model for resectable soft tissue and cutaneous angiosarcoma

    Sinnamon AJ, Neuwirth MG, McMillan MT, Ecker BL, Bartlett EK, Zhang PJ, Kelz RR, Fraker DL, Roses RE, Karakousis GC.

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    Society of Surgical Oncology

    American College of Surgeons

    American Society of Clinical Oncology

    Association for Academic Surgery