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Patient Reviews

5.0
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(19)
Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Caperna, Internist is Excellent. Dr. Caperna has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
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Promptness 4.5
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Courteous Staff 4.6
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
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Bedside Manner 4.9
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Spends Time with Me 4.8
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Follows Up After Visit 4.8
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Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Leukemia
  • Myeloid Leukemia

Education & Awards

Dr. Caperna graduated from Case Western Reserve University , Cleveland. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Hillcrest
Internist
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Caperna has 2 hospital affiliations:

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

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph Christopher Caperna MD is a male Internist, has 21 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology.
Where does Dr. Joseph C. Caperna practice?
Dr. Joseph Caperna has 4 office locations.
Dr. Joseph Caperna practices Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: San Ysidro, CA and Lemon Grove, CA.
See San Diego Internists, San Diego Hematologists, and San Diego Oncologists.