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 wherein he served as Chief Resident as well as Chairman of the Resident Graduate Medical Education Committee. He then moved to New York City for a Surgical Glaucoma Fellowship at Columbia University. During his time in New York City, he was an Instructor in Ophthalmology at Columbia University and an Associate Professor at New York University. He was honored by being responsible for medical and surgical education for ophthalmology resident doctors. His academic pursuits involve research of aqueous dynamics to better understand 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 to his home town in south Florida to be with his family.