Kevin M Kaplan, MD
Kaplan graduated from Tulane University (New Orleans, LA) with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in cell and molecular biology and was distinguished as Summa Cum Laude with Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, and a member of numerous National Honor Societies. He attended New York University School of Medicine (New York, NY) where he graduated as a Doctor of Medicine and was distinguished in the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.
Dr. Kaplan completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases (New York, NY) where he was chosen as an Executive Chief Resident, contributed over twenty orthopedic publications, earned research awards, and received specialized training in orthopedic trauma surgery at Seattle’s Harborview Hospital, one of the busiest and most respected trauma centers in the country.
He completed a fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine at the world-renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic (Los Angeles, CA). During his fellowship, he assisted the head team physician in the orthopedic care of the 2009 World Champion Los Angeles Lakers.
In addition, he served as an assistant team physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Sparks, Anaheim Ducks, and Loyola Marymount University. Working among innovators in the field of sports medicine, Dr. Kaplan has been trained in cutting-edge arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee, as well as in joint preserving and reconstructive procedures of the shoulder and elbow. He has presented his research at numerous national meetings and is a fellow-member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Kaplan recently presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons National Meeting on new technology regarding rotator cuff tears in addition to a study regarding shoulder strength and range of motion in high school pitchers.
Kevin M. Kaplan, MD