Dr. George Kaptain, MD

Dr. George Kaptain, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 50
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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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kaptain performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 92% of peers
Meningiomas
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • 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

Dr. Kaptain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaptain's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaptain to family and friends
80 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (80)

  • 5
    (77)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kaptain'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

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...more
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Dr Kaptain was a God Sent to us. He explained everything so that we understood exactly what was happening and felt at ease with him. I would highly recommend Dr Kaptain due to his professionalism and high level of patient care.
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Dr. George Kaptain is by far one of the best surgeons I’ve ever come across. He answered all my questions and concerns. All my siblings’ questions and assured them that I was going to be ok. It definitely was an intense recovery but I was fully informed of the process the entire time.
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Dr. Kaptain On January 9th, I received a call from my endocrinologist after having a CAT scan that I had a 3.5 cm brain tumor. They had set me up with a Neurosurgeon affiliated with another hospital. I spoke to the staff several times and they were very rude and kept on telling me different...more
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Great bedside manner and extensive medical dossier.
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