Edwin L. Kaplan, MD, is a world-respected endocrine surgeon. He is an expert in the surgical management of thyroid, parathyroid, endocrine, pancreatic, and adrenal diseases. Dr. Kaplan no longer sees patients, but he continues to teach and perform research.

He is the editor of two books about the thyroid and the co-author of a book on neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. In addition, Dr. Kaplan has authored more than 75 book chapters, 160 research articles, and a number of other contributions to the medical literature.

Dr. Kaplan previously served as a governor of the American College of Surgeons. He is a past president of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, the Chicago Surgical Society, and the Metropolitan Chicago Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He has been a visiting professor at medical schools in Europe, Asia and Australia.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

Education

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Additional Education

  • Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Surgical Association
  • Society of University Surgeons
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • International Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • Illinois Surgical Society
  • Chicago Surgical Society
  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • The Endocrine Society
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1961

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English