Q and A with Dr. Napolitano

Q and A with Dr. NapolitanoThis is our third blog in our Meet the Doctor’s series. Today, we are getting to know Margaret Napolitano, MD, FACS a bit better.

Dr. Napolitano works in our Lexington, KY office and is a 1993 University of Florida College of Medicine graduate. After graduation, Dr. Napolitano went onto a general surgery residency in 1998 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. In 2000, Dr. Napolitano completed a plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship at the University of Florida Department of Surgery before coming to Kentucky to do a hand and microsurgery fellowship at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in Louisville.

Q: What is your full name?

A. Margaret Napolitano

Q: Where are you from?

A: Hollywood, FL

Q: What made you want to be a doctor?

A: My desire to help people.

Q: What drew you to Kleinert Kutz?

A: I was drawn to Kleinert Kutz because of their reputation and work ethic.

Q: What is your favorite part of your profession?

A: Having the ability to work with a variety of patients and conditions.

Q: What is your favorite quote?

A: What we do in life, echoes in eternity. - Maximus Decimus Meridius

Q: Who do you consider your mentor?

A: I have two: Dr. Kleinert and Dr. Scheker.

Q: What is your specialty (General, Ortho, Plastics)?

A: Plastics

Q: What is your level of appointment at the University of Louisville?

A: Gratis Professor

Q: Within hand and arm care, what do you consider your specialty?

A: From the wrist down.

Q: Favorite Patient Story:

A: I recently treated a woman for arthritis in her hand. We performed an arthroplasty procedure. She recovered well. At the time of her discharge, she thanked me and said she would now be able to hold her husband’s hand again!

If you would like to see Dr. Napolitano as a new patient or current patient, please call (502) 561-4200. Please call your insurance company directly to ensure that Dr. Napolitano is in network.

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