Richard KaplanM.D. Request An Appointment
- Vitreoretinal Surgeon
Education and Training
- Retinal fellowship: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY, USA
- Ophthalmology residency: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY, USA
- Internship: Mount Sinai St Lukes-Roosevelt, New York, NY
- Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
Richard Kaplan, M.D., is a board-certified ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon. He earned his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY. While in medical school, he was awarded a National Institute of Health (NIH) Research Fellowship and received the Alvin Behrens Memorial Fund Award for outstanding graduate entering Ophthalmology. Additionally, he received the American Glaucoma Society’s Bernard Schwartz Memorial Award for Resident Research.
He completed both his ophthalmology residency and vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the renowned New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai in New York City. He also received the Louis J. Girard, M.D. Award for Resident Research and the Chairman’s Award of Academic Honors and Distinction.
Dr. Kaplan has authored multiple book chapters and several original scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. He designed a clinical trial to reduce pain after intravitreal injections that were later published in Ophthalmology Retina.
His clinical interests include retinal detachment repair, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular disease, management of cataract surgery complications and ocular trauma.
Dr. Kaplan is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists.
Practice Website: ctretina.net