Dr. David Kupfer, MD

Dr. David Kupfer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. David Kupfer, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, general surgery, and more.

5395 Ruffin Rd Ste 201

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Information

(858) 560-0242

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

5  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Steroid Injection
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of California San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of California San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Utah Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kupfer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kupfer's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kupfer to family and friends
28 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Kupfer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Being injured at work launches a frustrating, confusing, and disappointing recovery process. Even after a abnormal electrical study and a Qualified Medical Examiner showing that I had several work injuries, I had difficulty accessing the authorization for the medical treatment I needed....more
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Very disappointed. Unprofessional staff starting from the phones, making the appt, to check in, and office visit. Dr. Kupfer spent less than 5 minutes with me, didn't give me any instructions on how to care for my torn ligaments in my fingers - which have now gotten worse. He talked more about his...more
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Had carpal tunnel surgery, did well on procedure but everything else was poor. Office staff in Chula Vista was very overwhelmed and seemed to be undertrained/understaffed. Always late on appts. Seemed highly inefficient that you would have to be on top of your own medical history & expectations....more
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This doctor has been treating me for carpal tunnel syndrome for 6 months now. I was diagnosed by a qualified medical expert this week who determined that my injury is not carpal tunnel however, spinal related. Weirdly enough I was beginning to become disenchanted with David Kupfer, AND his staff,...more
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Did a fantastic job with surgery on little finger out of joint from fall. very pleasant, easy to talk to. Efficient office staff
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