Andrew Cappuccino

Surgeon, Physician


Who is Andrew Cappuccino?

Andrew Cappuccino is the orthopedic surgeon who treated Buffalo Bills tight end Kevin Everett for his cervical spine injury. Cappuccino's use of induced hypothermia garnered national headlines for the technique.

Cappuccino received a dual BES degree from Johns Hopkins University in Material Science and Biomedical Engineering, where he also played lacrosse for the Blue Jays. He then went on to medical school at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Monmouth Medical Center and then returned to Johns Hopkins to complete specialty training in spine surgery with Dr. Paul McAfee. He was among the first doctors approved to perform artificial disc replacement, and heads Buffalo Spine Surgery. He is a Charter Diplomate of the American Board of Spine Surgery, and is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and continues to be an investigator in studies and trials dedicated to improving spinal surgery outcomes and technologies.

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on July 23, 2013


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