Dr. Nina Caplin, MD

Dr. Nina Caplin, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Nina Caplin, MD is a nephrology specialist in Elmhurst, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in nephrology.

7901 Broadway Rm A1-9

Elmhurst, NY 11373

Contact Information

(718) 334-4952

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Vitamin D Deficiency
very high
more than 91% of peers
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
more than 77% of peers
Bone Disorders
more than 77% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

38  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Graduate Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Caplin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Caplin to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Caplin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

The worst and most emotionally abusive doctor I've ever seen. Totally spaced out - as other people have mentioned. Rude. Dismissive. Did not listen to anything I said. Barely looked at me. Only looked at me to roll her eyes. When I asked for a referral to a specialist, she said, "NYU has a...more
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I agree with one of the other reviews which mentions her very "spacey" demeanor. She barely asks any questions and prescribes meds without fully explaining the benefits and risks. Doesn't even tell you how or when to stop taking the meds.
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This Dr seems so spaced out all of the time. She throws pills at you and doesn't really give a crap to do follow up testing that is needed. I was misdiagnosed by her twice. Getting an appointment here is near impossible when you are sick. What is the point in having a primary care who tells you to...more
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Couldn't care less about me. Just wanted to enter data into the computer. Don't think I ever looked her in the face.
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Not interest in listening.
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