Dr. Howard Caplan, MD

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Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery | Male

Dr. Howard Caplan, MD
Dr. Howard Caplan, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery doctor who practices in Exton, PA. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 48 years. Dr. Caplan is affiliated with Paoli Hospital.

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    Dr. Caplan's Performance
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    • Explains condition(s) well
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    • Time well spent
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    Dr. Caplan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
    •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Plastic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteopenia
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Trigger Finger

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Maryland School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1969

    • Internship Hospital
      Hospital Penn

      Completed in 1970

    • Residency Hospital
      Hospital Penn
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Jefferson University

      Completed in 1973

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release