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 Cancer Center in Danvers.  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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Surgery at Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
102-104 Endicott St.
Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: 978-882-6868

Salem Hospital
81 Highland Ave.
Salem, MA 01923
Phone: 978-741-1200

Medical Education

  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Residency, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Accepted Insurance Plans

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  • 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.

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