Dr. Jeffrey Kaplan, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Kaplan, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Jeffrey Kaplan, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Santa Maria, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in pediatrics, pediatric emergency medicine, and more.

Jeffrey Kaplan MD, Inc Pediatric Medicine

301 S Miller St Ste 204

Santa Maria, CA 93454
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Kaplan's Experience

Dr. Kaplan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaplan "I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible."

3  Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

1  Conditions Treated

  • Pediatric Diseases

6  Procedures

  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Neonatal Care
  • Physical Examination
  • Vaccination
  • Well Baby Care

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Ca Irvine Med Center
    Residency 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaplan to family and friends
26 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Kaplan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

My granddaughter is on Medi-Cal & he was assigned to her. He never interacted with her EVER & when we asked questions, would cut us off & act annoyed. VERY IMPATIENT!!!! My daughter is looking for another pediatrician who actually CARES about children!!
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I really like dr. Kaplan. He and hia assistant listen well, and are very straight forward and they don't sugar coat which is nice.
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I saw the negative reviews on Dr Kaplan but thought I'd give him the benefit of the doubt and try. Do not take your children here. He clearly has no interest or passion for kids. He has horrible bedside manner. Extremely condescending and belittling. I am in shock of how horrible our visit was....more
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Do NOT take your children here. How does a pediatrician not like kids? My 2 year old was crying because he was scared and Dr. Kaplan was visibly pissed- huffing, rolling his eyes- and told me he can't finish the checkup if my baby continued crying that way. Most kids cry at the doctor's office-...more
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Dr. Kaplan did not have many patients when we arrived and no one was at the front desk. Soon a nice lady came to help us and we were brought to a room to see the Dr. He introduced himself and was very professional. Dr. Kaplan is very reserved and not big on social conversation but the important...more
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