Dr. Kevin Kaplan, MD

Dr. Kevin Kaplan, MD

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Age 41
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Dr. Kevin Kaplan, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

1325 San Marco Blvd Ste 200

Jacksonville, FL 32207

Contact Information

(904) 346-3465

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Clavicle Fracture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Arthroscopy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Kaplan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kaplan "Dr. Kaplan is the Head Team Physician for the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and has been a physician with the team for six years. He also serves as the Team Physician for the Arena Football League Champion Jacksonville Sharks. Dr. Kaplan is a Team Physician for Jacksonville University, the University of North Florida, and Atlantic Coast high school. He also volunteers as a physician for numerous athletic events hosted in Jacksonville throughout the year. Dr. Kaplan graduated from Tulane University (New Orleans, LA) with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in cell and molecular biology and was distinguished as Summa Cum Laude with Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, and a member of numerous National Honor Societies. He attended New York University School of Medicine (New York, NY) where he graduated as a Doctor of Medicine and was distinguished in the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Kaplan completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases (New York, NY) where he was chosen as an Executive Chief Resident, contributed over twenty orthopaedic publications, earned research awards, and received specialized training in orthopaedic trauma surgery at Seattle's Harborview Hospital, one of the busiest and most respected trauma centers in the country. He completed a fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine at the world-renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (Los Angeles, CA). During his fellowship, he assisted the head team physician in the orthopaedic care of the 2009 World Champion Los Angeles Lakers. In addition, he served as an assistant team physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Sparks, Anaheim Ducks, and Loyola Marymount University. Working among innovators in the field of sports medicine, Dr. Kaplan has been trained in cutting-edge arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee, as well as in joint preserving and reconstructive procedures of the shoulder and elbow. He has presented his research at numerous national meetings and is a fellow-member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Kaplan recently presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons National Meeting on new technology regarding rotator cuff tears."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaplan "I approach each individual patient with the goal of diagnosing the injury, educating them about the anatomy and formulating a treatment plan either with conservative or operative management.  Working together with the patient, my goal is to return them to an active healthy lifestyle."

12  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Men's Sports Medicine
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

109  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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61  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cartilage Implantation
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • 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 Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Labrum Repair
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Please see www.kevinkaplanmd.com, 0
Media & Publications
  • Over 20 publications in peer reviewed journals Please see www.kevinkaplanmd.com,
  • Please see www.kevinkaplanmd.com,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaplan's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaplan to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Kaplan and his team were FANTASTIC! From my first appointment to my last, every person I came in contact with from his office, pre-opt and my therapy were all courteous, friendly and on time. I would highly recommend Dr. Kaplan for your orthopedic needs. The results from my surgery were...more
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Great all around person who takes his time with each patient to ensure the best care! Terrific with sports injuries! Couldn't be happier with my Labrum repair! His office is also very efficient getting patients in and out in great time! Amazing experience at JOI with Dr. Kaplan, he's the man.
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It was a pleasure having Dr. Kevin Kaplan and he’s team working with me on both my 2016 left shoulder surgery and my 2017 right shoulder surgery. Regarding the required physical therapy after the surgery, working with the Mandarin JOI group was also an excellent experience. They were very...more
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Dr Kaplan performed an ACL replacement on my right knee September 2nd of 2016. I am 6 months into my recovery and currently can run ride my bike and am starting cross fit again. I hope to be back in Jiu Jitsu in June. I would Highly recommend dr Kaplan and the Beaches JOI Rehab team especially...more
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Dr. Kaplan and his staff have always provided me outstanding medical care. Dr. Kaplan diagnosed and repaired my right arm about 6 years ago and I made a full recovery. Then just 3 months ago I injured my left arm. Once the doctor at the emergency room confirmed my worst fear I called Dr. Kaplans...more
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