Dr. James Caplan, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(13)
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Dr. James Caplan, MD
Dr. James Caplan, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Beverly Hills, CA. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Caplan is affiliated with Cedars - Sinai Medical Center.

250 N Robertson Blvd

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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Dr. James Caplan, MD

Dr. James Caplan, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Shortness of Breath
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cough
very high
more than 95% of peers
Emphysema
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
43

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Caplan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Caplan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Caplan to family and friends
4.5
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Caplan'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 (1)
Los Angeles, CA |
Listens to you and is not in a rush to get to the next patient. Great sense of humor
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Dr. Caplan accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Caplan has admitting privileges

Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048
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