Dr. George Kaptain, MD

Dr. George Kaptain, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. George Kaptain, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Oradell, NJ and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University of Virginia School of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.

680 Kinderkamack Rd Ste 300

Oradell, NJ 07649

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  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

78  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Aneurysm
  • Astrocytoma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Neck
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Colloid Cyst
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ependymoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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22  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Virginia Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Oregon Health Science University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. George Kaptain, MD
Diagnosed with a brain tumor in June 2018, I was referred to Dr. Kaptain by a medical professional familiar with his skills. I found Dr. Kaptain to be caring, competent, knowledgeable, professional and competent. He explained my diagnosis and the surgical procedure in terms I could understand....Read More
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Audrey R. in Ridgewood, NJ – Sep 13, 2018
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Dr. Kaptain puts the Pro in the word Professional. From the second I met Dr. Kaptain I knew he was the one I wanted performing the surgery on me. He speaks to you straight in the face and looks you straight in the eyes, giving you a high comfort level precisely at the time you need it the most. ...Read More
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Kevin Kohler in Clifton, NJ – Aug 08, 2018
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Dr. Kaptain was assigned my mother's case at HUMC after she was rushed to the ER following a fall in the shower. Within just a few hours, it was diagnosed she had a meningioma outside her brain that brought on a seizure, prompting the fall. Dr. Kaptain had such compassion for mom and our family. ...Read More
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gina hansen in northvale, NJ – Jul 10, 2018
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He's an angel on earth!!
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Ana in Kearny, NJ – Jun 07, 2018
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My oncologist called me to have an appointment with Dr. Kaptain for craniotomy, since they found out that have 5cm brain tumor that metastasized from my breast ca. Dr. Kaptain and his team are amazing they make me feel that I am the only patient He is compassionate, pleasant and great listener. He...Read More
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Lorelei Yeo in Belleville, NJ – May 22, 2018
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