Dr. Mitchell Kaphan, MD

Dr. Mitchell Kaphan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Mitchell Kaphan, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Ridgewood, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Ny Medical College in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

5629 Metropolitan Ave

Ridgewood, NY 11385

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 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
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Dislocation
very high
more than 91% of peers
Neck Muscle Strain
high
more than 85% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Kaphan'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaphan "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."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kaphan does not have any board certifications listed.

67  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
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • 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
  • 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 Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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29  Procedures

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

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaphan to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

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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