Dr. Mitchell Kaphan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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Age 65
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Dr. Mitchell Kaphan, MD
Dr. Mitchell Kaphan, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Ridgewood, NY. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Kaphan is affiliated with Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Flushing Hospital Medical Center.

5629 Metropolitan Ave

Ridgewood, NY 11385

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Dr. Mitchell Kaphan, MD

Dr. Mitchell Kaphan, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 1199SEIU
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Care Philosophy

Trying to provide care for your musculoskeletal problems, while encouraging patient education and input. Helping the patient to understand the value of a test result and its meaning while helping one get better.
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Dr. Kaphan's Experience

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Dr. Kaphan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Kaphan does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

1 Sanction
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (4/27/2001)
    Action Taken: Revocation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Arizona
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Lehman College Of Ccny
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Ny Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Misericordia/Lincoln Hospital-General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kaphan has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kaphan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaphan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaphan to family and friends
4.0
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Kaphan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Kaphan accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • 1199SEIU
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
    American Postal Workers Union (APWU)
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI HMO
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Kaphan has admitting privileges

Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
374 Stockholm St
Brooklyn, NY 11237
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Flushing Hospital Medical Center
45th Avenue and Parsons Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11355
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