Dr. Richard Kaplan, MD

Pediatric NephrologyMaleAge 61

Dr. Richard Kaplan, MD is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in Park Ridge, IL and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of South Dakota School of Medicine medical school in 1987. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kaplan to book an appointment.

Dr. Kaplan

Lutheran General Hospital

1775 Dempster St Park Ridge, IL 60068
Accepting new patients

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kaplan's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Kidney Infection
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaplan treats Kidney Infection more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kaplan treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaplan treats Hyperkalemia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kaplan treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaplan treats Alkalosis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kaplan treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kaplan's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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(847) 723-9330

Dr. Kaplan accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink PPO
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
PHCS Network PPO
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    Excellent Doctor, Extremely happy and satisfied with the Doctors service. The details to which he look at in the report, Avoiding unnecessary tests and medicines, the caring to spent time with us explaining the conditions and details, it has been always great.
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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    I encourage my patients to get proper education about prevention and treating illnesses. Preventing disease is most important to me.


    • Pediatric Nephrology

    Board Certifications


    Childrens Mercy Hospital Missouri
    Fellowship Hospital
    Stanford Medical Center and Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    Stanford Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    University of South Dakota School of Medicine
    Medical School


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    What are Dr. Richard Kaplan, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Kaplan frequently treats Kidney Infection, Hyperkalemia, and Alkalosis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kaplan treats.

    Where is Dr. Richard Kaplan, MD's office located?

    Dr. Kaplan's office is located at 1775 Dempster St, Park Ridge, IL 60068. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Dr. Kaplan has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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