Dr. Kaplan joined Chesapeake Urology in August 2019. He practices general urology for both men and women. He previously practiced in Los Angeles and was a urologist and Medical Director at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital and Assistant Professor of Urology at UCLA, one of the nation’s premier departments of urology.
Dr. Kaplan earned his bachelor’s degree in history with honors at Claremont McKenna College. After receiving his medical degree from Tel Aviv University, in 2010, he completed urology residency training at the UCLA School of Medicine. Following his residency, Dr. Kaplan completed a fellowship in Healthcare Strategy and Leadership at the UCLA Health System in 2017 and furthered his education by completing a Master of Business Administration at the UCLA Anderson School of Management in 2019.
Dr. Kaplan regularly lectures on and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals on a variety of urology-related topics including benign prostatic hyperplasia, health policy, and medical decision making. He has received numerous awards including the American Urological Association (AUA) Research Scholar Award, the AUA Western Section Health Policy Young Leadership award, the Willard E. Goodwin resident teaching award, and Guy Dalla Riva award for academic excellence from UCLA, the Dean’s Award for Excellence in medical school, and a Scholar Athlete Award from Claremont McKenna College. He is involved in health policy and advocacy for urologic patients through the AUA and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Dr. Kaplan is a staunch advocate for patient and community health education and led several innovative health outreach programs in his previous position.