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Total Joint Reconstruction both primary and revision procedures, Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine Specialist
29 years of experience

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Lapkass, Total Joint Reconstruction both primary and revision procedures, Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine Specialist is Excellent. Dr. Lapkass has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Lapkass, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Wrist Injury

Education & Awards

Dr. Lapkass graduated from University of California at San Diego, La Jolla. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2013)


Dr. Lapkass has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Alaska Regional Hospital 
  • Providence Alaska Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. John E Lapkass MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. John E. Lapkass practice?
Dr. John Lapkass has 1 office location.
Dr. John Lapkass practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Anchorage, AK.
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