Dr. Geoffrey Kaplan, MD

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Dr. Geoffrey Kaplan, MD
"Being able to positively impact a patient's life is what drives me. When I see how much a surgery or other procedure improves someone's quality of life, it gives me a feeling of accomplishment—and happiness—to have made a meaningful difference." After beginning his academic training by earning a Bachelor of Science degree at George Washington University, Dr. Kaplan elected to do post-graduate work in genetics at the same school. He attended Emory University's School of Medicine—where he was awarded a Doctor of Medicine degree—and then started his post-doctoral training with an internship in General Surgery at Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals and Charity Hospital of Louisiana. Dr. Kaplan was a resident in General Surgery at Boston University Affiliated Hospital and a resident in Ophthalmology at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He also completed a pre-residency fellowship in Glaucoma at Tufts New England Medical Center and a Clinical Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases at the University of Illinois' Eye & Ear Infirmary. Dr. Kaplan is a Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at Georgetown University Medical School and a senior instructor at Washington Hospital Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and licensed to practice in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. He is affiliated with Washington Hospital Center, Georgetown University Hospital, Silver Spring Ophthalmology and Friendship Surgery Center, and belongs to almost a dozen medical and professional societies and organizations. An accomplished writer and researcher, Dr. Kaplan has been published in more than a half dozen publications and given an equal number of professional presentations. He also has served as a clinical investigator in conjunction with various clinical research projects.

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THE JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL600 N WOLFE ST
Baltimore, MD 21287
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Dr. Kaplan's Performance
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    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
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    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
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    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Kaplan says...

"Being able to positively impact a patient's life is what drives me. When I see how much a surgery or other procedure improves someone's quality of life, it gives me a feeling of accomplishment—and happiness—to have made a meaningful difference."

After beginning his academic training by earning a Bachelor of Science degree at George Washington University, Dr. Kaplan elected to do post-graduate work in genetics at the same school. He attended Emory University's School of Medicine—where he was awarded a Doctor of Medicine degree—and then started his post-doctoral training with an internship in General Surgery at Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals and Charity Hospital of Louisiana. Dr. Kaplan was a resident in General Surgery at Boston University Affiliated Hospital and a resident in Ophthalmology at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He also completed a pre-residency fellowship in Glaucoma at Tufts New England Medical Center and a Clinical Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases at the University of Illinois' Eye & Ear Infirmary.

Dr. Kaplan is a Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at Georgetown University Medical School and a senior instructor at Washington Hospital Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and licensed to practice in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. He is affiliated with Washington Hospital Center, Georgetown University Hospital, Silver Spring Ophthalmology and Friendship Surgery Center, and belongs to almost a dozen medical and professional societies and organizations.

An accomplished writer and researcher, Dr. Kaplan has been published in more than a half dozen publications and given an equal number of professional presentations. He also has served as a clinical investigator in conjunction with various clinical research projects.

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Maryland not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Choroideremia
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Emory University

    Graduated in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • Undergraduate School
    George Washington University

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery