Dr. Anthony Cappellino, MD

Dr. Anthony Cappellino, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Anthony Cappellino, MD is a sports medicine specialist in West Babylon, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

60 Fleets Point Dr Ste 1

West Babylon, NY 11704

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
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Dr. Cappellino's Experience

Dr. Cappellino's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Cappellino's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cappellino "Dr. Cappellino, a Long Island native, grew up in New Hyde Park, New York. He was the No.1 football player in Nassau County in 1983 receiving the Tom Thorpe Award. Dr. Cappellino attended Yale University and participated all four years in football. He was awarded the Chester J. Laroche scholar-athlete award. He obtained his medical degree from SUNY Stony Brook with honors where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society in 1992. He received his orthopaedic residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital where he served as Chief resident in his final year. His post-graduate training led him to a fellowship in sports medicine at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles serving as assistant team physician for the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Angels and the USC Trojan football team. Dr. Cappellino is actively involved in his community where you will see him on the sidelines taking care of multiple local High School football teams. Dr. Cappellino is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. Dr. Cappellino is the Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, NY."


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3  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

114  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger


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60  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Centinela Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cappellino has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cappellino's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cappellino to family and friends
26 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Cappellino's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

In all fairness,I have not met Dr.Cappolino but did meet the so called PA. Took him 21/2 weeks to get back to me with MRI results. His explanation of the results was very vague. He said he would call in a prescription for me. After waiting a week to hear from CVS, I called them and they said there...more
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Front desk personnel extremely rude. I was on time for appointment and learned that one urgent case was waiting for over an hour. When I made another appointment I was told they could not guarantee that I would be seen at time of my appointment. Why take appointments then? Dr Cappellino is very...more
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Dismissive. Acted as if he did not believe me, or as if I was exaggerating my symptoms. Ordered an MRI to humor me ( turns out I have a torn meniscus and other issues). And I did not ask for, or seek, medication, so I definitely was not prescription shopping.
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Went to Dr cappellino after him being recommended by a friend. I have had ongoing shoulder issues for 6 years. They sent me for an Mri and the report came back pretty much the same as it did 3 years prior. The PA calls me to review the report that he barely read and proceeds to tell me that what...more
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