Paragon

World-class Orthopedic Surgeons close to home!

The NCH Physician Group Division of Orthopedics, Paragon is led by Drs. Howard Kapp and Jon Dounchis who are recognized nationally as leaders in the medical specialty of orthopedics.

They trained at the nation’s leading medical centers including Johns Hopkins Hospital, Harvard Medical Center, and the Mayo Clinic. They provide state of the art high technology musculoskeletal care utilizing advanced techniques to diagnose and treat a broad range of orthopedic problems.

Surgical Treatments

General Surgery, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Hip & Thigh, Knee & Lower Leg, Shoulder & Elbow, Surgical Oncology and Vascular Surgery.

Proven Results

This experienced team delivers comprehensive and excellence in patient care by customizing treatment plans to each patient’s specific needs.


To request an appointment or schedule service with an NCH Physician Group doctor, please call (239) 624-8106 or the Access Healthline (239) 624-1999. You may also visit our online Physician Directory, Find a Doctor.

If you have a problem that requires immediate attention please call the NCH Healthcare System switchboard (239) 624-5000. Please note: NCH cannot provide medical advice over the phone. If you are having a medical emergency, call 911 or seek emergency medical help.