About William Kastrinakis, MD

Dr. William Kastrinakis is a General and Gastrointestinal surgeon.  He is the Chief of General Surgery at Northshore Medical Center and the Surgical Director of the Mass General/Northshore Cancer Center.  He specializes in minimally invasive surgery, colorectal surgery and general surgical oncology.

Dr. Kastrinakis grew up in Beverly, MA, and went to Tufts University and Tufts Medical School.  He completed a General Surgery Residency at the Brigham and Woman’s Hospital.   He served as the Assistant to the Surgeon in Chief at the Brigham after completing his surgical training and completed a Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship at the Deaconess Hospital.  Dr. Kastrinakis has been on the surgical staff at the MGH since 2014.

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Locations

MGH Division of Community Surgery
104 Endicott Street Suite 200
Danvers, MA 01923-3623
978-882-6837
Fax: 978-882-6848

North Shore Medical Center
81 Highland Ave
Salem, MA 01970-2714
978-882-6868

Medical Education

  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Residency, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Accepted Insurance Plans

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Publications

  • Select Publications:

    • 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.