Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Vanderbilt Univ Medical Ctr
Hand, Microvascular, and Upper Extremity Surgery
Dr. Pappas is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity conditions. A New Orleans native, he traveled to Princeton University for college, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and pitched for the baseball team. While at Princeton, he played baseball for all four years on a team that won 2 Ivy League Baseball Championships and made 2 appearances in the NCAA Division I College World Series Tournament.
After college, he earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He then completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. After residency, he returned to Vanderbilt University to complete a fellowship in Hand, Microvascular, and Upper Extremity Surgery.
He treats patients of all ages with various hand and upper extremity conditions. He also has an active interest in clinical research, particularly fractures of the upper extremity.