Dr. George Kaptain, MD

Dr. George Kaptain, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
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50 y/o
(75)

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Dr. George Kaptain, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Oradell, NJ. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

North Jersey Brain & Spine Center

680 Kinderkamack Rd Ste 300

Oradell, NJ 07649
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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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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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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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 Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Awake Brain Surgery
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Rhizotomy
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transphenoidal Surgery

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

Dr. Kaptain does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kaptain and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Hackensack University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kaptain is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kaptain's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaptain to family and friends
4.9
based on 75 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (75)

  • 5
    (72)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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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 (11)

in Bergenfield, NJ |
Dr. Kaptain was compassionate, caring, skilled, knowledgeable and explained everything when my husband needed surgery for a SDH. It was a very scary, emotional time and he was simply wonderful. My husband is doing well and we are very appreciative!
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in Boonton, NJ |
I would recommend Dr. Kaptain to family and friends. He is simply "the best"! Easy to schedule an appointment. Always on time. Staff is friendly and helpful. Dr. Kaptain listens to your issues, gives you a thorough exam and explains everything so that the patient and family are comfortable with...more
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in North Arlington, NJ |
I would recommend anyone who has trigeminal neuralgia. He perform surgery that saved my life. I was in pain everyday. He and his staff the surgery process very comfortable. I would always recommend him because he cares about his patients. Thank you Dr. Kaptain!
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in Englewood Cliffs, NJ |
My name is Yung Kang and I am a local dentist in Bergen County.a few weeks ago I was diagnosed Craniopharyngioma. The condition made me a headache and losing vision. Dr. Kaptain is well-known neurosurgeon among health communities. I was able to meet him a day after the diagnosis made. He was a...more
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in Kearny |
Dr. Kaptain is an excellent Neurosurgeon with a great staff. They are the best. My Gamma Knife treatment was exactly what he said it would be.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kaptain accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth HMO
    Amerihealth PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Kaptain has admitting privileges

Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
350 Engle St
Englewood, NJ 07631
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Hackensackumc Mountainside
1 Bay Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
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Holy Name Medical Center
718 Teaneck Rd
Teaneck, NJ 07666
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Palisades Medical Center
7600 River Rd
North Bergen, NJ 07047
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Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Rd
Livingston, NJ 07039
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Valley Hospital
223 N Van Dien Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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