Dr. Stuart Kaplan, MD

Dr. Stuart Kaplan, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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52 y/o
(50)

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Dr. Stuart Kaplan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Western Regional Center for Brain & Spine

3150 N Tenaya Way Ste 340

Las Vegas, NV 89128
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

1 board action Found
  • Unprofessional Conduct (9/8/2017)View details
1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (6/23/2015)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kaplan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaplan treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaplan treats Low Back Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kaplan treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaplan treats Meningiomas more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Kaplan treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma

Dr. Kaplan's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Confusion
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dementia
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Dystonia
Ear Disorders
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Essential Tremor
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Headache
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Paracentesis
Parkinson's Disease
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Polyneuropathy
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syncope
Temporal Arteritis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertigo
Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Stuart Kaplan treats a full spectrum of spinal disorders"

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Kaplan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kaplan

3.4

Based on 50 reviews

5 Stars
56%
(28)
4 Stars
4%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2%
(1)
1 Star
38%
(19)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Kaplan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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This was the worst experience of my life! After 3 unsuccessful surgeries I had to have a 4th with a different Dr to try to correct what he messed up to find that the original surgery wasn't completed to begin with. I would never recommend him. Spinal fluid leak he didn't repair has caused permanent...Read More
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i have had nothing but a good experience with dr. kapan and his staff regarding my back. i understand the people that complain about not being able to talk to anyone on the phone, i have 8 doctors and i get the same reaction when i call any of them. some never call back resulting in be changing...Read More
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GOD, used Dr. Kaplan in my case, excellent neurosurgeon, if someone needs a good neurosurgeon dr. Kaplan is the one, GOD bless him .
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The Doctor himself is smart and educated. The staff, however has got to be the WORST EVER! Do not recommend due to staff incompetence!
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I liked the doctor but the staff seemed aggressively competitive. Don't know what's going on there... Also tough to get a hold of someone for a question and the staff didn't bother to explain anything about what to expect for scheduling surgery.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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