Dr. Mitchell Kaphan, MD

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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.

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Dr. Kaphan's 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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    NY Empire Medical PC5629 Metropolitan Ave
    Ridgewood, NY 11385
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    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's 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.

    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 board certification on record with Healthgrades
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  Sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      Malpractice Claims

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    • 1
      Sanction

      Dr. Kaphan has received 1 sanction

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

    Education

    • Medical School
      Ny Medical College

      Graduated in 1979

      Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina

      Graduated in 1978

    • Internship Hospital
      Misericordia/Lincoln Hospital-General Surgery

      Completed in 1980

    • Residency Hospital
      Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

      Completed in 1984

    • Undergraduate School
      Lehman College Of Ccny

      Graduated in 1973

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Polish
    • Russian
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • 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