Dr. Mark Kaplan, MD

Dr. Mark Kaplan, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Mark Kaplan, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from New York Med Coll in 1990 and specializes in pain medicine and spinal cord injury medicine.

119 Belmont St

Worcester, MA 01605

Contact Information

(508) 334-1886

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% 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.

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Spinal Injury Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Upper Back Pain
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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • New Rochelle Hospital Med Center Ny
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Vincents Hospital Med Center Ny
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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

2.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaplan to family and friends
28 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (21)

Dr. Kaplan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Honestly, this secretary is trash, the nurses are trash and the doctor is trash. The nurses must be local because they act how one would think someone from Worcester would act. They were aggressive, unapologetic and plain ignorant. Do not blame your patients for your own mistakes. Clearly these...more
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Worst experience. Made an appt. through the phone with a secretary from the office. I was told I needed an appt. in 24 hours. This would have been my first appointment. Although he has negative reviews on many medical sites, I decided to give him a chance. Avoid this office at all costs, these two...more
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If I could leave a 0, I would. Dr. Kaplan is horrible. And then some. High (low) points: Most importantly, he does NOT look at the big picture. He prescribed PT without any pain management to endure the PT and back pain until PT helps. He told me to go to my primary care doctor for that. He...more
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I wish I could give negative stars. He is INCREDIBLY condescending, arrogant and disrespectful. I was unfortunately unable to see my current Orthopedic Surgeon due to my insurance, and after an injury, I had to see Dr. Kaplan. I wasn't in the appointment for 5 minutes, before he was done. Never...more
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I read negative reviews and was worried. My PCP responded by saying, “Yes, but he his is very skilled with doing spinal injections. “ That was exactly what I needed and was okay with relying on colleagues and the internet for background information. I am very pleased with the outcome of my spinal...more
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