Department General Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson, AZ USA

Undergraduate - University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ USA


  • Surgery
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 11/20/2018, Dr. Krpata has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

198 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 4.5
Time Spent with Patient 4.6
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

I would recommend my care provider to everyone! He is WONDERFUL!

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

I will not return to see dr krapata. He was very insensitive, did not explain why he didn't want to do the procedure and I felt he did not care about my illness. I am now having to see another surgeon to fix my problem. This has totally changed my view on him.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019

physician listened and was very thorough with his explanations

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2018

They were very busy. Checked in at 1250p for a 130p appt. was taken to treatment room at 1410 and saw Doctor at 1520 hours. Long wait but worth it to see Dr. Krapata

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2018

Dr. Krpata, is top notch! From the time I met him I'm knew that I was in very competent and safe hands. His bed side manner is impeccable and you are never left not knowing his plan of action.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2018

This was my first visit to the Cleveland Clinic and my first appointment with Dr. Krpata. Dr. Krpata was professional and thorough. He answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2018

I was only in the waiting room for about 3 minutes before being called back to the exam room. Once there, I waited about 4 minutes while filling out a survey for the student Doctor to arrive and ask me general questions about my recovery from surgery and general health. Then, I waited about 2 minutes after this Doctor left before Dr. Krpata entered with a friendly, positive attitude, and a genuine smile on his face.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2018

*Dr. Kapata was the best!

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2018

Dr Krpata was an excellent surgeon who conservatively resolved my medical need. I would highly recommend him and Cleveland Clinic to others

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2018

The efficiency of Dr Krpata's office was wonderful

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