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Dr. Joseph Caperna, MD

Internal Medicine*
4.8 (22)
Map Pin Small San Diego, CA
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34 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Joseph Caperna, MD

Dr. Joseph Caperna, MD is an Internist in San Diego, CA. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and is affiliated with UC San Diego Health Hillcrest Hillcrest Medical Center. Dr. Caperna, completed a residency at University Ca San Diego Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Caperna an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Caperna works at DR. Joseph Caperna MD in San Diego, CA. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Joseph Caperna MD A Professional Corp.
    2333 1st Ave Ste 104, San Diego, CA 92101 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 795-1975

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  • UC San Diego Health Hillcrest Hillcrest Medical Center

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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    • 34 years of experience
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    • 1720141153
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Ca San Diego Medical Center
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    • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
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    • Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Caperna works at DR. Joseph Caperna MD in San Diego, CA. View the full address on Dr. Caperna’s profile.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Caperna. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Caperna.

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