Dr. Stuart Kaplan, MD

Dr. Stuart Kaplan, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
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51 y/o
(44)

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Dr. Stuart Kaplan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Western Regional Center for Brain & Spine

2471 Professional Ct Ste 200

Las Vegas, NV 89128
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 94% 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.

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
90

Conditions Treated

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Procedures

Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 9/13/2013
    Amount or Range: $175,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Plaintiffs alleged failure to diagnose worsening hydrocephalus following removal of a floating intraventricular catheter....result death.
    State: Nevada
  • Settlement : 6/23/2015
    Amount or Range: $290,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Plaintiff claimed failure to properly perform fusion surgery at L3-L4, necessitating corrective surgery.
    State: Nevada
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Unprofessional Conduct (9/8/2017)
    Action Taken: Education
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Nevada

Education

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Washington University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Washington University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Louis Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kaplan has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kaplan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kaplan does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kaplan and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

MountainView Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kaplan is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kaplan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaplan to family and friends
3.5
based on 44 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Kaplan's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Henderson, NV
Dr. K is great but trying to get a hold of someone on the phone is near impossible and no option for other. No one is available just leave your number and "I"ll get back to you at "MY" convenience". That's a poor and arrogant attitude. I even tried the new patient number and was on hold for more...more
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ONLY IN IT FOR THE MONEY.......DOESN'T KNOW WHAT HE IS DOING> VERY FAST TO SCHEDULE EVERYONE FOR SURGERY. GET A SECOND OPINION >>>>>RUN!!!!!!!!
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in Las Vegas, NV
Before seeing Dr. Kaplan, I was diagnosed with severe lumbar spinal stenosis, used a cane, and was on medications. At my first appointment, he evaluated me and explained in "english" what was was wrong and what needed to be done and scheduled me for surgery. He had a great bedside manner and helped...more
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in Las Vegas, Nevada. 89178
Absolutely gave me my life back. I have herniated discs in my neck and lower back for almost 30 years. I was ok with my neck after 10 years as long as no one leaned on my shoulders. After a car accident in Aug 2014, I was in pain with my neck and lower back. In September of 2016, when I could...more
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in Pahrump, NV
Dr Kaplan was on of the best surgeons i have ever met. His professionalism is top notch.. I would highly recommend his to anyone.. He explains everything down to the last minute detail... I am so glad i had him for a surgeon...
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