Dr. Kenneth Kaan, MD

Dr. Kenneth Kaan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
(20)
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Dr. Kenneth Kaan, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hilo, HI and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

670 Ponahawai St Ste 122

Hilo, HI 96720

Contact Information

(808) 935-7890

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kaan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 88% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 79% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Kaan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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14  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Hawaii
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Ri Meml Hosp/Brown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Hawaii
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Shriners Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Rochester Strong Meml Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaan's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaan to family and friends
20 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Kaan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I have seen Dr. Kaan twice, in Hilo, HI. Both times he rushed through the exam. He did not answer the questions I had written down to remind myself. One time had to chase him down the hallway to get one important question answered. Dr Kaan also prescribed a $700 medication without alerting me....more
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Very direct and very precisely/clearly to me. He was very efficient as far as the surgery he was going to perform.
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I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND DR. KAAN TO MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY. DR. KAAN THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SEEING ME.
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He's an excellent surgeon.
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Surgery by dr KAAN was epic Working in recovery without pain but will be a while before 100% Office staff made transition super easy with their empathy and appointment arrangements. Had not a bit of problems and no wait time for any of my procedures and appointments. I would like to credit the...more
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