Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

John C. Kairys, MD, FACS

John C. Kairys, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Co-Director, Thyroid and Parathyroid Center
Chief Medical Information Officer

Specialties
Surgery
Surgery - Endocrine
Surgery - General

Make An Appointment

Click to call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (800-533-3669) or

Office Locations

Philadelphia
1100 Walnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-5528
Fax: (215) 503-8505

Medical Services

Years in Practice

25

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Education

  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School

Internship

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Residency

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • AmeriHealth
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Delaware Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Devon
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • NJ Plus
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

Recent Publications

Patient Symptoms Are the Most Frequent Indicators of Recurrence in Patients with American Joint Committee on Cancer Stage II Melanoma

Francis F. Maury, M.D. (1840 to 1879): An often forgotten pioneer in early American surgery

Consistent Surgeon Evaluations of Three-Dimensional Rendering of PET/CT Scans of the Abdomen of a Patient with a Ductal Pancreatic Mass

Samuel D. Gross, M.D. (1805-1884): an innovator, even in death.

Lymph node ratio is an important and independent prognostic factor for patients with stage III melanoma

Three dimensional projection environment for molecular design and surgical simulation

Changes in Operative Case Experience for General Surgery Residents: Has the 80-Hour Work Week Decreased Residents' Operative Experience?

Lymphoscintigraphy in cutaneous melanoma: An updated total body atlas of sentinel node mapping

Cumulative Operative Experience Is Decreasing During General Surgery Residency: A Worrisome Trend for Surgical Trainees?

Prognostic Significance of Lymph Node Metastases and Ratio in Esophageal Cancer

Anterior (Trans-Abdominal) Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Have endovascular procedures negatively impacted general surgery training?

Use of critical incidents to develop a rating form for resident evaluation of faculty teaching

Surgeon-performed ultrasound for preoperative localization of abnormal parathyroid glands in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism

The bane of atypical capsular melanocytes

Immunopharmacological analysis of an autologous, hapten-modified human melanoma vaccine

Immunopharmacologic analysis of an autologous, hapten-modified human melanoma vaccine

Supernumerary parathyroid tissue hidden by high uptake in the submandibular gland.

Ectopic expression of guanylyl cyclase C in adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and stomach

Lymphoscintigraphy in cutaneous melanoma: A total body atlas of sentinel node mapping