Dr. Kaplan is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and glaucoma surgery. He performs laser cataract surgery, using premium intraocular lenses to provide distance and near vision with the goal of not needing glasses after surgery as well as medical, laser, and surgical treatment of glaucoma.
Dr. Kaplan received his medical degree and completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Florida, serving as Chief Resident and Chairman of the Resident Graduate Medical Education Committee. He then moved to New York for a Surgical Glaucoma Fellowship at Columbia University. During his years in New York he held faculty positions at Columbia University and New York University with responsibility for medical and surgical education of ophthalmology residents. His academic pursuits involve research of aqueous fluid dynamics to better understand the pathophysiology of glaucoma.
Dr. Kaplan is a member of the Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society, the American Glaucoma Society, the New York Glaucoma Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Dr. Kaplan returned home to south Florida in 2021 to be closer to family and to start a family of his own.