Dr. Douglas S. Kaplan, MD

Dr. Douglas S. Kaplan, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 58 years old

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Ophthalmologist Chicago - Hoffman Estates - Chicago Cornea Consultants Douglas Kaplan, M.D., is a comprehensive board-certified ophthalmologist and a Chicago...Read more

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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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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
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  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Luth Genl Hosp

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Michael Reese/U Chicago

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Graduated in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

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

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