Dr. Richard Kaplan, MD

Dr. Richard Kaplan, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Richard Kaplan, MD is a neurology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 1979 and specializes in neurology.

4405 Vandever Ave

San Diego, CA 92120

Contact Information

(619) 528-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Disorders
more than 19% of peers
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
more than 18% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

30  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Migraine
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Tremor
  • Tuberous Sclerosis

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.


  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaplan to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He has been a godsend to our family. He found the correct diagnosis for my son, when other doctors were not willing to consider anything other than behavioral issues. When my son was hospitalized multiple times, Dr. Kaplan took the time to pop in and visit him. He's experienced, intelligent and ...more
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