Dr. Elaine Kaptein, MD

Dr. Elaine Kaptein, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Female  |  
Age 68
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Dr. Elaine Kaptein, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. She graduated from University Of Saskatchewan College Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.

2310 Alcazar St

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
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more than 78% of peers
Hyperparathyroidism
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more than 65% of peers
Renal Osteodystrophy
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more than 42% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Retina Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaptein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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