Ioannis P. Pappou, M.D.

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Knowing what's important to my patients is important for me. My main goal with each patient encounter is to listen to their concerns and educate and engage them in the formulation and execution of the treatment plan.

Dr. Pappou is dual fellowship trained and board-certified in orthopedics by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in hand, wrist, shoulder, elbow, and microvascular surgery. Combining compassion, science, leading research, and innovation, Dr. Pappou’s goal is to educate patients about the particular diagnosis and prognosis, allowing the patient to make an informed, joint decision regarding treatment.

Born and raised in Greece, Dr. Pappou has been acclimated to many cultures internationally and gained extensive medical training in Germany and the United States. He has been a member of the American Association of Orthopaedics, the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the American Association for Hand Surgery.

In addition to delivering dozens of informational lectures nationally and internationally, Dr. Pappou has authored numerous publications. He has also contributed his extensive knowledge to composing reviews and abstracts, as well as chapter content for various books.

Dr. Pappou is fluent in six languages and enjoys running, reading, scuba diving, traveling, and studying ancient Greek philosophy.

Possesses niche expertise in shoulder replacements, shoulder arthroscopy for labral and rotator cuff tears, use of bio-inductive patches for partial rotator cuff tears and superior capsular reconstruction for massive irreparable cuff tears, arthroscopic repair of shoulder instability, endoscopic carpal tunnel releases, wrist arthroscopy, any fracture in the arm.

**Accepting Workers’ Compensation



  • Fellowship, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Florida Orthopaedic Institute
  • Fellowship, Hand Surgery, University of Virginia
  • Residency, Department of Orthopedics, University of Kentucky
  • Medical Degree, Techncal University, Munich, Germany

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