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Dr. Joseph Christopher Caperna MD is a male Internist, has 20 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Hematology & Oncology.
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Dr. Joseph Caperna has 2 office locations.
UC San Diego Health System
200 W Arbor Dr
Hillcrest, San Diego, CA 92103

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Locations and availability (2)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Caperna, Internist is Excellent. Dr. Caperna has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.6
  • Currently 3.5833333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.6
  • Currently 3.6363636363636 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.9
  • Currently 3.9166666666667 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.8
  • Currently 3.8333333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.8
  • Currently 3.8333333333333 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Caperna, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)

Education & Awards

Dr. Caperna graduated from Case Western Reserve University , Cleveland. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)


Dr. Caperna has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • UC San Diego Health System 
  • UC San Diego Health System 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Caperna accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 16 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 77 plans


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Joseph C. Caperna practice?
Dr. Joseph Caperna practices Internal Medicine and Hematology & Oncology near San Diego, CA.
See San Diego Internists and San Diego Oncologists.