Dr. Douglas Kaplan, MD

Dr. Douglas Kaplan, MD

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Dr. Douglas Kaplan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Highland Park, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

806 Central Ave Ste 300

Highland Park, IL 60035

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kaplan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 98% of peers
Floaters
very high
more than 97% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Kaplan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kaplan "Ophthalmologist Chicago - Hoffman Estates - Chicago Cornea Consultants Douglas Kaplan, M.D., is a comprehensive board-certified ophthalmologist and a Chicago native. Raised on the North Shore, he graduated from Highland Park High School and attended the University of Michigan, earning a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors and Distinction in Zoology. Returning to Chicago, Dr. Kaplan received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School and completed his internship at Lutheran General Hospital. After performing his residency in ophthalmology at Michael Reese/University of Chicago, he settled in Rockford, Illinois, practicing at Rockford Clinic for 10 years. He returned to Highland Park in April 2001 to join Chicago Cornea Consultants. He is a member of the Medical School faculties at Northwestern University Medical Center and Rush University Medical Center. Dr.Kaplan is very active in the medical community. He was President of the Winnebago County Medical Society while in Rockford and served as President of the Lake County Medical Society in 2009. Currently, Dr. Kaplan sits on the Board of Directors for Lake County Medical Society and is an Alternate Delegate for the Illinois State Medical Society. He is also a member of several prestigious medical organizations, including the Chicago Ophthalmologic Society, Illinois Association of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, Illinois State Medical Society, and Lake County Medical Society. Dr. Kaplan has dedicated his professional career to bringing the finest quality eye care to his patients, including general ophthalmology and "small-incision" cataract surgery. He is also highly proficient in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and wrinkle reduction with BOTOX® Cosmetic injections. Residing in Deerfield with his wife and three children, he enjoys time with his family, sports activities, and Chicago's many cultural activities. If you want to learn more about ophthalmologist Douglas Kaplan, contact Chicago Cornea Consultants today. View a brief biography for this doctor. View Lake County Medical Society Mini Internship Program Certificate."

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

79  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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14  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Luth Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Michael Reese/u Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaplan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaplan's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaplan to family and friends
19 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Kaplan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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