Dr. Jeffrey Kaplan, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Kaplan, MD

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Dr. Jeffrey Kaplan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bridgeport, CT and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

4699 Main St Ste 106

Bridgeport, CT 06606

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 97% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 95% 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 "We understand the precious nature of vision and always strive to offer our patients excellence in eye care. Our team of professionals works collaboratively, in a warm and caring environment, to instill confidence in our abilities to provide our patients with the best eye care possible."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

93  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Lens Implant Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • St Elizabeths Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Dubroff Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

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

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaplan to family and friends
21 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 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 (11)

I was referred to Dr. Kaplan by my Internist. All was okay in the beginning as he exudes confidence. My cataract surgery was, in my opinion, not all that much a success. While the cataract was removed and every time Dr. Kaplan examined me afterwards (he always said, "Perfect") I am left with an...more
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Explains what he is going to do. Answers your questions. Very concerned about your eye care. Does awesome cataract surgery.
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NARESH DOSHI FAIRFIELD, CT | Dr. Kaplan performed my cataract surgery on my both eye on Feb.5 and April 5,2016 (on my birth day) and did a great job., Dr. Kaplan explained the surgery in detail to me and assured me I'll be safe. He's team is awesome & will recommend him to anyone!! Special note at...more
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Dr. Kaplan performed my cataract surgery on my left eye on May 3,2016 and did a great job. Thou I was nervous at first, Dr. Kaplan explained the surgery in detail to me and assured me I'll be safe. He's team is awesome & will recommend him to anyone!!
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This was my first experience with Dr. Kaplan for removal of a cataract on my right eye. I had Lasik to correct my vision 18 years ago and he explained that patients who have had that procedure might not have the best outcome after cataract surgery and could possibly require glasses to correct...more
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