Dr. George Kaptain, MD

Dr. George Kaptain, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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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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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
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
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
Meningiomas
Microvascular Decompression
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Surgery
Pituitary Tumor
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
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Surgery
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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
    2001
  • 2000
    University Of Virginia Health System
    Residency Hospital
    2000
  • 1994
    University Of Virginia Health System
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    University of Virginia School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1989
    Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School
    1989

Languages

  • Greek
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kaptain's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kaptain

4.9

Based on 84 reviews

5 Stars
96.42857142857143%
(81)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
2.380952380952381%
(2)

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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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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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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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He's an angel on earth!!
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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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Amerihealth PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Cigna
Devon Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
MagnaCare
MultiPlan
Oxford Health Plans
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QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
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