Dr. George Kaptain, MD

Dr. George Kaptain, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. George Kaptain, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Oradell, NJ and has been practicing for 18 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
  • 3 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kaptain's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaptain treats Meningiomas more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kaptain treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaptain treats Hydrocephalus more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kaptain treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaptain treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kaptain treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kaptain's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Aneurysm
  • Astrocytoma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Awake Brain Surgery
  • 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 Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Neck
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Colloid Cyst
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniotomy
  • Ear Disorders
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Ependymoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Meningiomas
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rhizotomy
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombosis
  • Transphenoidal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Greek
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kaptain's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kaptain

4.9

Based on 90 reviews

5 Stars
96.66666666666667%
(87)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
1.1111111111111112%
(1)
1 Star
2.2222222222222223%
(2)

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My mother had emergency brain surgery due to hydrocephalus. Dr. Kaptain met with my family and I to discuss the options. He was very patient with us while we asked him 100's of questions. Based on Dr Kaptain’s experience the family decided for a long term solution with the removal of the cyst...Read More
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I was referred as an urgent case by Dr. Gopal my neuroophtalmologist to Dr. George Kaptain. I've lost my eyesight on the left eye and I could see that my right eye was also going to be damaged by the tumor. Once Dr. Kaptain saw me, he immediately determined to proceed. From the beginning as he...Read More
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Dr Kaptain operated on my mother and my family are so happy we chose him. Dr Kaptain’s office was able to squeeze her in within days after hearing her condition and when we met Dr Kaptain, he was professional, sympathetic, and patiently explained everything he was going to do during the...Read More
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I was diagnosed with a tumor in my pituitary gland, and Dr George Kaptain seemed like the best neurosurgeon in terms of qualifications and compassion. There were no major complications, and my MRI and bloodwork a year later indicated the tumor was removed. I visited the Hackensack office and had my...Read More
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Very down to earth. Takes the time to make sure the patient understands everything. Explains everything using terms that are easily understood.
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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
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