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William V. Kastrinakis, MD

Chief of General Surgery, North Shore Medical Center

  • Phone: 978-882-6868
Community Surgery
Department of Surgery
Clinical Interests
Minimally invasive (laparoscopic surgery)
Colon and Rectal cancer
Pancreatic disease
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Paraesophageal hernias
Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Medical Education
MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Georgetown University Hospital
Board Certifications
Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Foreign Languages
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


Kastrinakis WV, Ramchurren N, Maggard M, Steele Jr G, Summerhayes IC.  K-ras status does not predict successful hepatic resection of colorectal cancer metastasis.  Archives of Surgery 1995; 130: 9-14.

Kastrinakis WV, Ramchurren N, Rieger KM, Hess DT, Loda M, Steele G, Summerhayes IC, Increased incidence of p53 mutations is associated with hepatic metastasis in colorectal neoplastic progression.  Oncogene 1995; 11: 647-652.

Kastrinakis WV, Brooks DC:   Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. In Textbook of Clinical Gastroenterology.  Edited by Brandt LJ. Current Medicine; 1999.

Kaplan L, Fallon J,  Mun E, Harvey A, Kastrinakis WV, Johnson E, Nierman R, Keroak C:   Coding and reimbursement for weight loss surgery: Best practice Recommendations. Obesity Research (2005) 13, 290?300; doi: 10.1038/oby.2005.39

Arriaga, Alexander F., M.D.,1,3 Lancaster, Robert T., M.D., M.P.H,1,2 Berry, William R., M.D., M.P.H, M.P.A.,1 Regenbogen, Scott E., M.D., M.P.H.,1,2 Lipsitz, Stuart R., Sc.D.,3 Kaafarani, Haytham, M.D., M.P.H.,1 Elbardissi, Andrew, M.D., M.P.H.,1,3 Desai, Priya, B.A.,1,3 Ferzoco, Stephen J., M.D.,4 Bleday, Ronald, M.D.,3 Breen, Elizabeth M., M.D.,3 Kastrinakis, William V., M.D.,5 Rubin, Mark S., M.D.,5 Gawande, Atul A., M.D., M.P.H.1,3   The Better Colectomy Project: A multi-center study of compliance rates with best-practices in colorectal surgery.  Annals of Surgery, 2009.

Surgeons honored for clinical excellence

Richard Goodenough, MD, and William Kastrinakis, MD, of the Division of Community Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital have been recognized for clinical excellence.

MGH/North Shore Community Surgery
104 Endicott Street Suite 200
Danvers, MA 01923-3623

Phone: 978-882-6868
Phone 2: 978-882-6826
Fax: 978-882-6828