Helping everyone live a longer, happier, and healthier life.
American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Healthcare Information Management Services (HIMSS) Level 7
Order From the Gift Shop
Have a personalized gift sent to a paitent’s room.
Dr. Kapp's team is proud to help others through education. These pages that follow contain general information. Consult your doctor about specific treatments and any questions regarding your care.
Answer: Dr. Kapp performs the majority of successful joint replacements in Naples. He has developed protocols and organized a surgical team unparalleled in Southwest Florida. He is the only orthopedic surgeon at Naples Community Hospital named as "Best Orthopedic Surgeon" by Castle Conolly and printed in Gulfshore Life magazine. Dr. Kapp maintains a high patient satisfaction rate and patient-based referral practice.
Back to top
Answer: Dr. Kapp performs an average of 700 total joint replacements per year. He has been successful at Naples Community Hospital for more than twenty years.
Answer: Dr. Kapp performs total joint replacement surgery at the main campus of Naples Community Hospital.
Answer: Everyone's recovery is unique and generally differs by each individual's overall health. However, with newer minimally invasive techniques Dr. Kapp has decreased length of hospital stay to 2 - 3 days. The techniques perfected by Dr. Kapp have also accelerated recovery.
Answer: Dr. Kapp uses state of the art materials that have dramatically improved durability of total joint replacements. Most studies studies predict that 90 - 95% of total joint replacements will survive 25 years or more.
Answer: Dr. Kapp is extremely successful in keeping complications minimized by taking a proactive approach. This entails the use of treatments to prevent blood clots and infections. Measures are taken to optimize any medical issues prior to scheduling surgery. Anesthesia complications are rare, and will be discussed with qualified anesthesia providers before surgery.
Answer: Dr. Kapp will discuss the options with you closer to your surgery. The anticipated time line and answer to many post-operative questions can be found in the patient education section of this website.