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Dr. Elaine Kaptein, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Female · Age 69

Dr. Kaptein

Dr. Elaine Kaptein, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. She graduated from University Of Saskatchewan College Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and nephrology.


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(323) 441-9966

Dr. Kaptein accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Kaptein's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaptein treats Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea) more than 81% of her peers

Dr. Kaptein treats this condition more than 81% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
Hyperparathyroidism
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaptein treats Hyperparathyroidism more than 54% of her peers

Dr. Kaptein treats this condition more than 54% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperparathyroidism, Neonatal, Severe Primary
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
Renal Osteodystrophy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaptein treats Renal Osteodystrophy more than 43% of her peers

Dr. Kaptein treats this condition more than 43% of her peers

Dr. Kaptein's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Overweight
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Retina Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Elaine Kaptein, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. She graduated from University Of Saskatchewan College Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and nephrology.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1980
University Of Southern California
Fellowship Hospital
1976
McGill University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1974
McGill University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1973
University Of Saskatchewan College Of Medicine
Medical School
1980
1976
1974
1973

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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