Dr. Kimberley Caputo, MD

Dr. Kimberley Caputo, MD

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Kimberley K. Caputo, MD, born and raised in Southern California, has been a resident of Newbury Park since 1982. After completing high school, she hopped across town to study biology and psychology at California Lutheran University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree and graduating cum laude with honors in both subjects. While at Cal Lutheran, Dr. Caputo was a member of both the soccer and volleyball teams and worked as a volunteer in Los Robles Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Caputo completed both medical school and her residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles. Following residency, Dr. Caputo completed a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children, Los Angeles. There, she trained under the direction of Dr. Colin Moseley, a renowned pediatric orthopedic surgeon who is known for developing the Moseley Straight Line Graph, a tool instrumental in managing children with limb length discrepancy. Given her long standing interest with children's diseases, Dr. Caputo pursued every opportunity to participate in the care of children throughout her training. This included involvement with rare conditions such as osteogenesis imperfecta, arthrogryposis, myelomeningoceole and rickets, as well as more common conditions like cerebral palsy, scoliosis and clubfoot. Dr. Caputo is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is board certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. She is also an active member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. Dr. Caputo maintains appointment hours in the Thousand Oaks office. Dr. Caputo resides in Newbury Park with her husband and six children. When out of the office, she is an avid sports fan and enjoys exercising, spending time with her family and scrapbooking.

Ventura Orthopedic

2230 Lynn Rd Ste 220

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare

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Elbow Injuries
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more than 63% of peers
Broken Arm
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more than 49% of peers
Foot Fracture
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more than 44% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Caputo "Offers high-quality, individualized care with compassion. Believes communication and collaboration with patients is the foundation for effective relationships. Through effective education, patients are empowered to partner in their care and achieve their health goals."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

  • California Lutheran University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Shriners Hospitals For Children-Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Caputo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment

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Dr. Caputo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Caputo to family and friends
2.5
based on 35 total reviews (9 with comments)
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Dr. Caputo's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
Simi Valley, CA |
Had a very bad experience with this doctor a few years ago. Misdiagnosed my son and took no action to get his condition resolved (staph infection). Did not even tell us his test results showed the staph bacteria so we were not aware of it. Ended up in severe medical emergency situation, fortunately with no long term consequences. Never called us to check on his progress. We're so lucky he is alive and well.
Park City, UT |
She is kind, great with kids and very knowledgeable. We are thrilled to have her as our orthopedic!
in Thousand Oaks, CA |
Dr. Caputo was a very thorough, practical and skilled referral from my daughter's pediatrician when we suspected a wrist fracture. Urgent Care Dr and Radiologist said there was no break but Dr. Caputo spotted in at the growth plate on the x-ray and treated it. What I really liked about her too is that she spoke directly to my 10-year old herself, trusting her with her own pain and symptoms all along. Very pleased with her care and would recommend her to others.
in Woodland Hills, CA |
My kids have seen Dr. Caputo several times.Because they needed follow up, I made the next appt before leaving. If it's difficult to get an appt, it's because she's so popular. She has a great way with kids and teens. She talks directly to them and treats them differently than some other doctors have. I, and my referring pediatrician, think highly of her. My only complaint is that her office staff, when you call, are very determined to get your insurance information before you ever see her.
in Moorpark, CA |
My family had a great experience today when we took our 6 year old daughter to Dr. Caputo. She explained everything to us and at the same time made my daughter feel comfortable. Couldn't ask for more out of our visit.
in Thousand Oaks, CA |
Long waiting hours with very few appointment minutes. Without a lot of imagine tests (more money paid), she can't diagnosis. In the end, my son had no medical problem just one slightly longer leg. She couldn't even diagnosis that without an x-ray. Office and Staff are nice, not the Doctor.
Newbury Park, CA |
She misdiagnosed our daughter's osteoma as growing pains. Probably ok for a straight forward case like broken leg but nothing more serious!
in Camarillo, CA |
Both my children have been treated recently by Dr. Caputo , one for a broken arm and the other for Scoliosis. Her care and manner are exemplary. Her assisting staff are gray, too. We are usually seen promptly, and she even told her staff to. lol my two kids' appointments together. Why the low scores here? I sustill ft that it's the front office staff, who make getting your payment/insurance info a priority over getting you a first appointment. Happened with each child's first appointment.
Newbury Park, CA |
After my son broke his arm, we were able to get in on the same day to see Dr. Caputo. She took excellent care of my son and made him feel immediately at ease. She explained things clearly and spent a lot of time with us. We would definitely recommend Dr. Caputo. Her office staff and nurse were also very friendly and helpful.
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Dr. Caputo accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life

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Hospitals where Dr. Caputo has admitting privileges

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center
215 W Janss Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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