Constantine Karakousis

Constantine P. Karakousis

Constantine P. Karakousis MD

UBMD Surgery


Professional Summary:

My current research interests and expertise are in the following areas: limb salvage for sarcomas and other tumors; node dissections in malignant melanoma; regional chemotherapy; debulking of disseminated abdominal tumors; intraperitoneal chemotherapy; intraoperative radiation; resection of difficult or unresectable tumors.

1)resection of difficult "unresectable" tumors which can be rendered resectable through special surgical techniques; e.g. retroperitoneal sarcoma limb preserving surgery and resection of extremity sarcomas.
20 surgical treatment of malignant melanoma, stages I-IV.

Other research interestes:
1) Tumor Immunology;
2) Regional chemotherapy;
3) The development of a predictable, reliable chemosensityiveity assay in vitro.

Physician Gender:


Insurance Accepted:

  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • NYS Medicaid
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • Workers Comp

Education and Training:

  • PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo (1986)
  • MD, University of Athens, Athens, Greece (1963)

Research Profile:

This UBMD clinician teaches at the University at Buffalo's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Learn more about this clinician’s research and teaching activities. View credentials, publications, professional involvement and more.