Dr. F Thomas Kaplan, MD

Dr. F Thomas Kaplan, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. F Thomas Kaplan, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

8501 Harcourt Rd

Indianapolis, IN 46260

Contact Information

(317) 875-9105

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dupuytren's Contracture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Kaplan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaplan "My practice philosophy is to provide both time-tested and state-of-the-art care in a way that emphasizes the patient?s goals while taking time to understand the patient, and make sure the patient understands their condition and options. ?My goal is to listen to, and hear, what patients are telling me, clarify the options available, and then tailor treatment to their individual needs.?"

3  Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

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51  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Neuroplasty
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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 Maryland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • NY U/Tisch Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Indiana Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaplan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaplan's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaplan to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

staff does not return calls
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My family has a history of dupuytren's contracture. I have had injections with Dr. Kaplan and recently surgery for this genetic disease. He is OUTSTANDING in his field and I recommend him without hesitation to any person suffering from this condition. Any surgery involving fingers is risky...more
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Wonderful surgeon did a great job had no pain would highly recommend him
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I got in relatively quickly with Dr Kaplan. I was very impressed with him. Very easy going and gave great information on diagnosis and treatment plan. I was injected on first vist and scheduled follow up. I was given call instructions and exercises to do between visits. My problem is, I called his...more
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