JOSEPH CAPERNA Review - (INFECTIOUS DISEASE)

Get our detailed analysis and review of CMS data for JOSEPH CAPERNA.

Data is as of March 07, 2024.

  The Most Important Data about JOSEPH CAPERNA

In the briefest summary, JOSEPH CAPERNA is a specialist in INFECTIOUS DISEASE. Other specialties include HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY, and INTERNAL MEDICINE. JOSEPH CAPERNA attended CLVLND CLINIC LERNER COLLEGE OF MED OF CASE WSTN RSV UNIVERSITY, graduating in 1990. He maintains 2 office locations. He is affiliated with 1 medical organization (including hospitals, hospices, and skilled nursing facilities).

National Provider Number (NPI):

1720141153

   What is this page all about?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") compiles and distributes more than 17 tables of data on medical professionals on a sporadic basis. Some of the tables contain more than a million records which makes it very difficult to manage them. There is a lot of information to pour through when trying to understand JOSEPH CAPERNA. Luckily, we are here to help! We’ve put together this page to help you to get a better idea of what the JOSEPH CAPERNA does, their affiliations and much more. (If you want to jump to a specific section of the review, here are the section headers: Specialities, Ratings, Office Locations, Affiliations, and Other Doctors.

   Specialties and Sub-Specialties:

JOSEPH CAPERNA is a specialist in INFECTIOUS DISEASE. Other specialties include HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY, and INTERNAL MEDICINE.

INFECTIOUS DISEASE: Infectious disease physicians deal with infections that are hard to diagnose or treat. They also treat serious infections such as the swine flu, bird flu, HIV/AIDS, and other infectious diseases. After medical school, infectious disease physicians must attend an internal medicine residency followed by fellowship training for infectious diseases. (more information)

HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY: Hematologists-Oncologists also known as Heme Oncs, merge training in two medical specialties to provide healthcare services for blood diseases and cancers of all forms. Hematology-Oncology is a medical specialty that focuses on diagnosing and treating of patient with blood abnormalities as well as malignant diseases. Although Oncology (cancer) and Hematology (blood) are two distinct medical sub-specialties of Internal Medicine, they frequently overlap since many tumors influence the blood and vi... (more information)

INTERNAL MEDICINE: General internists provide primary care to adult patients. Internists usually have more hospital-based training than family practitioners. They may have an office-based practice or work as a hospitalist primarily seeing patients in the hospital. These physicians attend medical school followed by an internal medicine residency. Internists may then choose to pursue a fellowship to sub-specialize in a variety of other areas, like endocrinology (hormone-related conditions) or cardiology (heart-relat... (more information)

   Reviews and Ratings

MIPS Scores for JOSEPH CAPERNA

MIPS is an acronym for Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. Authorized by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reaouthorization Act of 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") developed MIPS to reward clinicians for the value of care they provide rather than the volume of care, quality over quantity. The MIPS final score determines a provider's Medicare Part B payment adjustments. MIPS also created a means for consumers to rank providers.

MIPS scores are calculated using four performance categories, quality, cost, improvement activities, and promotion of interoperability. Higher scores are better. The highest final MIPS score is 100.

No MIPS Scores are available for JOSEPH CAPERNA.

Measures and Activities

These are important measures that CMS tracks for each doctor. Not all doctors or medical professionals have data.

There is no measure or activity data for JOSEPH CAPERNA.

   Office Locations and Phone Numbers for JOSEPH CAPERNA

The NursingHomeDatabase database has 2 office locations for JOSEPH CAPERNA.

7922 PALM ST
LEMON GROVE, CA 91945
619-644-1000

2333 1ST AVE
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101
619-795-1975

   Group and Medical Organization Affiliations for JOSEPH CAPERNA

Doctors Groups:

JOSEPH CAPERNA is not associated with any doctor groups.

Medical Organizations:

Hospital: UC SAN DIEGO HEALTH HILLCREST - HILLCREST MED CTR

   Other Doctors in the Area Specializing in INFECTIOUS DISEASE that are similar to JOSEPH CAPERNA

Sometimes the doctor you see isn't a good fit or you want to get a second opinions. This is a list of nearby doctors with the same specialization as JOSEPH CAPERNA.