Dr. Joseph Caperna, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 59

Dr. Joseph Caperna, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities Sharp Coronado Hospital and Sharp Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Caperna to book an appointment.

Dr. Caperna

Joseph Caperna MD A Professional Corp.

2333 1st Ave Ste 104 San Diego, CA 92101
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Have been seeing Dr. Caperna for five years, which is the longest time in my life that I have ever been with one doctor, so I have a great deal of experience for comparing and rating doctors. He is absolutely the very best.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Bay Club Hotel & Marina, G-7 – Apr 17, 2021
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Beware... Charges your insurance for unnecessary services, without patient approval
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Frank in san diego, CA – Jul 18, 2018
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I have seen several doctors over the past year to figure out a medical issue that I am having. Dr. Caperna really listened to me and together we are making a path towards my being able to get my life back. He is extremely intelligent and knowledgeable in his field. He is also very kind and caring towards his patients. He practices a holistic approach to medicine and because of this I feel he has more tools in his toolbox with which to help people - including yoga and alternative medicine.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Lisa in Mission Hills Calif. – Mar 15, 2017
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Love Dr. Caperna, he's the best. I was referred by a co-worker, and he's been the best since day 1! Would refer any and everyone to him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Juanita in San Deigo, Ca. – Jan 19, 2017
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He is very friendly and talkative (in a good way). He truly does his best to make the patient feel comfortable. His staff are also very friendly! He doesn't rush through the important and also answers questions with certainty.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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San Diego, CA – Sep 16, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Joseph Caperna, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

University Ca San Diego Med Center
Residency Hospital
1990
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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Dr. Caperna frequently treats Smoking Cessation Counseling, Tobacco Use Disorder, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Caperna treats.

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Dr. Caperna's office is located at 2333 1st Ave Ste 104, San Diego, CA 92101. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Caperna's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • AIDS
  • AIDS Wasting Syndrome
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hip Sprain
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Homosexual Issues
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Prostatitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Ringworm
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sepsis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination

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Dr. Caperna accepts the following insurance:

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Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
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Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
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Tenet Network-CA PPO
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UC Care-CA PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
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Worker's Compensation WC
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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HealthyBlue Advantage
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Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Federal Employee Program (FEP)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Health Net PPO
Humana
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Joseph Caperna MD A Professional Corp.2333 1st Ave Ste 104 San Diego, CA 92101
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