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About Dr. Joseph C Caperna

Dr. Joseph C Caperna, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA, with other offices in San Diego, CA and San Diego, CA . He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Caperna has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

24 Ratings with 13 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph C Caperna is Excellent. Dr. Joseph C Caperna has been rated by 24 patients. From those 24 patients 13 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joseph C Caperna is 4.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Mercy Physicians Medical Group

1855 1st Ave Ste 200B
San Diego, CA 92101
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Uc San Diego Medical Center

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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Joseph Caperna Md

2333 1st Ave Ste 104
San Diego, CA 92101
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Specialties

Dr. Joseph C Caperna has the following 1 specialty

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Joseph C Caperna has the following 14 expertise

  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
  • Physical
  • Leukemia
  • Immunization
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Weight Loss
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Cancer
  • Check-up
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Heartburn
  • Vaccination

Dr. Joseph C Caperna has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Joseph C Caperna is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Outstanding

Dr. Joe Caperna is great. I wish I had found him as my primary care doctor years ago. He is smart, funny and very dedicated to patient care and humanity in general. His staff is also very nice and responsive .

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Five Stars

Dr. Caperna is one of the most caring, dedicated, loving, and patient doctors I have ever encountered. Patients' care are always his own self interest

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Five Stars

BEST Dr. I have ever been to. Seen him since 2006 and he is amazing!

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Five Stars

Great Primary Care Physician! Most compassionate and caring Doctor I have met and have an honour to know, and have as a doctor.

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Five Stars

I use t be a patient of Dr. Caperna's while he was at The Ownen clinic. I always liked him! Would like to see him again if possible? I live in Long Beach but might be relocating back to San Diego?

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2015, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood

    Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Ucsd Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joseph C Caperna accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
    • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Molina Healthcare
    • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • Sharp Health Plan
    • Sharp Health Blue Choice
    • Sharp Health Gold Value
    • Sharp Health Performance
    • Sharp Health Premier
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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