Dr. Bertrand Kaper, MD

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Dr. Bertrand Kaper, MD
Dr. Bertrand Kaper, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Prescott, AZ. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Kaper is affiliated with Yavapai Regional Medical Center - West Campus and HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center.

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Dr. Kaper's Care Philosophy

How do I practice medicine? SImply put, I work to develop a partnership with my patients. Probably the most important thing I need to know is how your physical problem affects your life- more specifically your quality of life. My goal is to develop a dialogue with you, through which I strive to help you understand your unique orthopaedic pathology and your treatment choices. Many patients I see for their orthopaedic problems can be managed with conservative care- in other words, just because you come into the orthopaedic "surgery" office, does not mean you will necessarily need surgery. If a non-surgical option is available, I will explain that treatment in detail. If we, collectively, decide that surgery is the best treatment choice for you, we provide you with the resources and education to help you understand the entire process- from pre-operative treatment, to the surgery itself and then through the recovery process.

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Orthopaedic Specialists of Central Arizona3655 Crossings Dr
Prescott, AZ 86305
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Dr. Kaper Says:

One of the challenges I face in my practice is time management. My office is very careful about scheduling office visits. However, I will occasionally find myself late for scheduled appointments. If this occurs, it is typically because of an emergency or because another patient's problem is more complex, therefore requiring additional time. If I am late for your appointment, I do apologize.

Dr. Kaper's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Phoenix, AZ |
Dr. Kaper is a very gifted surgeon. I had a complete anterior right hip replacement done in June 2017. Within three weeks, I was feeling great and able to do all the things that I was doing prior to surgery, without pain. I love the thoroughness of Dr. Kaper. He has a very efficient, caring professional staff that guide you with timelines and procedures. When meeting with Dr. Kaper, I was most impressed with how well he listened to my concerns and then explained patiently in layman lang.
in Prescott Valley, AZ |
Outstanding surgeon as well as support team. When I have to replace my other knee, I will only trust Dr. Kaper and would travel across the country to benefit from his remarkable skills.
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Dr. Kaper's Care Philosophy

How do I practice medicine? SImply put, I work to develop a partnership with my patients. Probably the most important thing I need to know is how your physical problem affects your life- more specifically your quality of life. My goal is to develop a dialogue with you, through which I strive to help you understand your unique orthopaedic pathology and your treatment choices. Many patients I see for their orthopaedic problems can be managed with conservative care- in other words, just because you come into the orthopaedic "surgery" office, does not mean you will necessarily need surgery. If a non-surgical option is available, I will explain that treatment in detail. If we, collectively, decide that surgery is the best treatment choice for you, we provide you with the resources and education to help you understand the entire process- from pre-operative treatment, to the surgery itself and then through the recovery process.

Dr. Kaper says...

I have over 15 years of experience in Orthopaedics.  As a fellowship trained specialist in joint replacement surgery, I have performed over 4000 joint replacement surgeries.  This includes hip, knee and shoulder replacements - ranging from partial knee replacements to hip resurfacing to reverse shoulder replacements.

Dr. Kaper says...

As part of my practice, I not only perform primary or first-time joint replacement surgery, but also revision or "re-do" surgeries for previous joint replacements. 

Dr. Kaper says...

One of the challenges I face in my practice is time management. My office is very careful about scheduling office visits. However, I will occasionally find myself late for scheduled appointments. If this occurs, it is typically because of an emergency or because another patient's problem is more complex, therefore requiring additional time. If I am late for your appointment, I do apologize.

Dr. Kaper's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Subluxation
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Western Ontario

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    The University Of Chicago

    Graduated in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • German

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance