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Kevin M. Kaplan, MD

Orhopaedic Surgeons

Professional

  • Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute
  • Board Certified
    Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • August 2009 – present
  • Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Team Physician
  • August 2009 – present
  • Jacksonville Sharks Arena Football
  • Head Team Physician
  • February 2011 – present
  • Jacksonville University
  • Team Physician
  • August 2009 – present
  • University of North Florida
  • Team Physician
  • August 2009 – present
  • Atlantic Coast High School
  • Head Team Physician
  • August 2009 – present
  • Bishop Snyder High School
  • Team Physician
  • August 2009 – present
  • Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program
  • Treasurer (2011-12)
  • August 2009 – present
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Coverage
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  • February 2011 – present

Veterans Memorial Arena

  • NCAA Men’s tournament coverage 2010
  • NCAA Women’s SEC Gymnastics Championship 2010
  • AT&T International Gymnastics Tournament 2011
  • Cirque De Soleil 2011

Fellowship Team Coverage

Assistant Team Physician:

  • 2009 World Champion Los Angeles Lakers
  • 2008-2009
  • 2008 Division Champion Los Angeles Dodgers
  • 2008-2009
  • Los Angeles Kings
  • 2008-2009
  • Anaheim Ducks
  • 2008-2009
  • Los Angeles Sparks
  • 2008-2009
  • Arsenal Basketball (NBA D-League)
  • 2008-2009
  • Defenders Basketball (NBA D-League)
  • 2008-2009
  • Loyola Marymount University Athletics
  • 2008-2009
  • USC Athletics
  • 2008-2009

Research Experience

  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology Laboratory, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. 1997-1999

    Mentors: Philip Kadowitz, Ph.D.

    Characterization of actions of angiotensin and its derivatives in the vascular bed of the mouse and rat. Techniques utilized included in vivo surgery, tracheal cannulation, and catheterization of the jugular and carotid arteries.

  • Musculoskeletal Research Center, NYU-Hospital For Joint Diseases, New York, New York. 2000-2008

    Mentors: Orthopaedic Faculty

  • The Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, VA Long Beach Healthcare System. 2009

    Mentors: Dr. Thay Lee, PhD

Honors Thesis

  1. Kaplan K. Vascular Responses of Angiotensin I, II, I-(3-10) and IV in the Systemic Vascular Bed of the Mouse and the Mechanism through which they create Physiological Change – Honors Thesis, Tulane University.

Publications

  1. Kaplan K, Della Valle CJ, Haines K, and Zuckerman J. Pre-Operative Identification of a Bone Cement Allergy in a Patient Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case Report. The Journal of Arthroplasty. 17(6): 788-791, 2002.
  2. Della Valle CJ, Kaplan K, Jazrawi A, Ahmed S, and Jaffe W. Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty with a Flanged, Cemented All Polyethylene Acetabular Component: Evaluation at a Minimum of 20 Years. The Journal of Arthroplasty. 19(1): 23-26, 2004.
  3. Kaplan K, Spivak J, and Bendo J. Embryology of the Spine and Associated Congenital Abnormalities. Spine Journal. 5(5): 564-576, 2005.
  4. Bong M, Kaplan K, and Jaffe W. Total Hip Arthroplasty in a Patient with Contralateral Hemipelvectomy. Journal of Arthroplasty. 21(5): 762-764, 2006.
  5. Kaplan K, Sahajpal D, and Jazrawi L. Loose Bodies in a Sublabral Recess: Diagnosis and Treatment. Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. 63(3-4): 161-5, 2006.
  6. Kaplan K, Gruson K, Gorczynski C, Kummer F, and Rokito A. Glove tears and Finger Lacerations during Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery using Current Suture Material. Arthroscopy. 23(1): 51-6, 2007.
  7. Shah M, Kaplan K, and Meislin R. Articular Cartilage Restoration of the Knee. Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. 65(1): 51-60, 2007.
  8. Shah M, Strauss E, Kaplan K, Jazrawi L, and Rosen J. Initial loop and knot security of arthroscopic knots using high-strength sutures. Arthroscopy. 23(8):884-888. 2007.
  9. Kaplan K, Bosco JA III, Koenig S: Biceps tenodesis. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Orthopaedic Knowledge Online: http://www5.aaos.org/oko/ description.cfm?topic=SPO020. Accessed September 27, 2007.
  10. Kaplan K, Patel A, and Stein D. Peroneal Nerve Compression in an Adolescent Athlete Secondary to an Anomalous Biceps Femoris Muscle: A Case Report. The American Journal of Orthopaedics. 37(5): 268-271, 2008.
  11. Hunt S, Kaplan K, Ishak C, Kummer F, Meislin R. Bone Plug Versus Suture Fixation of the Posterior Horn in Medial Meniscal Allograft Transplantation: A Biomechanical Study. Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. 66(1): 22-26,2008.
  12. Gruson K, Kaplan K, and Paksima N. Isolated Trapezoid Fracture from Direct Trauma: An Unusual Mechanism and Update of the Literature. Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. 66(1): 57-60, 2008.
  13. Kaplan K, Meislin R. Rotator Cuff Disease. Encyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease. Springer 2008.
  14. Kaplan K, Villette C, and Bernstein J: Coronoid Fractures. Orthopaedia Web Site: http://orthopaedia.com/display/ Main/Coronoid+fractures. Accessed February 6, 2008.
  15. Kaplan K, Gruson K, Paksima N. Bilateral Humerus Fractures in an 18-month-old: A Case Report and Review of Child Abuse from the Resident Perspective. Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. 66(2):129-33, 2008.
  16. Kaplan K, Goodwillie A, Strauss E, and Rosen J. Professional Rugby Injuries: A Review of Concepts and Current Literature. Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. 66(2):129-33, 2008.
  17. Strauss E, Kaplan K, Paksima N, and Bosco J. Treatment of an Open Infected Type IIB Distal Clavicle Fracture: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. 66(2):129-33, 2008.
  18. Miyamoto R, Kaplan K, Levine B, Egol K, and Zuckerman J. Surgical Management of Hip Fractures. An Evidence-Based Review of the Literature. Part I. Femoral Neck Fractures. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 16(10):596-607, 2008.
  19. Kaplan K, Miyamoto R, Levine B, Egol K, and Zuckerman J. Surgical Management of Hip Fractures. An Evidence-Based Review of the Literature. Part II. Intertrochanteric Fractures. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 16(11):665-73, 2008.
  20. Kaplan K, Shah M, Youm T. Femoroacetabular Impingement: Diagnosis and Treatment. Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis. 68(2):70-5, 2010.
  21. Hall M, Kaplan K, Gorczynski C, and Rosen J. Adequacy of Arthroscopic Training in U.S. Orthopaedic Residency Programs. Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis. 2010; 68 (1):5-10, 2010.
  22. Min W, Kaplan K, Miyamoto R, Tejwani NC. A Unique Failure Mechanism of distal radius fractures fixed with volar plating – a case report Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis. 2010;68(4):304-6, 2010.
  23. Kaplan K, ElAttrache N, Vazquez O, Chen Y, Lee T. Knotless Rotator Cuff Repair in an External Rotation Model: The Importance of Medial Row Horizontal Mattress Suture. Arthroscopy. Apr;27(4):471-8, 2011.
  24. Hurd WJ, Kaplan KM, Elattrache NS, Jobe FW, Morrey BF, Kaufman KR. A profile of glenohumeral internal and external rotation motion in the uninjured high school baseball pitcher, part I: motion. J Athl Train. 46(3):282-8, 2011.
  25. Hurd WJ, Kaplan KM, Elattrache NS, Jobe FW, Morrey BF, Kaufman KR. A profile of glenohumeral internal and external rotation motion in the uninjured high school baseball pitcher, part II: strength. J Athl Train. 46(3):289-95, 2011.
  26. Kaplan KM, ElAttrache NS, Jobe FW, Morrey BF, Kaufman KR, Hurd WJ. A Comparison of Shoulder Range of Motion, Strength, and Playing Time in Uninjured High School Baseball Pitchers Who Reside in Warm- and Cold-Weather Climates. Am J Sports Med. Feb;39(2):320-8, 2011.
  27. Baird K and Kaplan KM. Shoulder Chondrolysis. Advance for NPs and Pas. Nov; 11(2): 33-42, 2011.

Presentations

  1. Kaplan K, Winthrop B, Champion H, Shah M, Bivalacqua T, and Kadowitz P. Vasoactive Actions of Angiotensin I and Angiotensin I-(3-10) in the Systemic and Hindquarter Vascular Beds of the Rat. Podium Presentation at the Experimental Biology Conference – 1999.
  2. Kaplan K Della Valle CJ, Jazrawi A, Ahmed S, and Jaffe W. Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty with a Flanged, Cemented All Polyethylene Acetabular Component: Evaluation at a Minimum of 20 Years. Podium Presentation at the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – February 2003.
  3. Kaplan K, Gruson K, Gorczynski C, Kummer F, and Rokito A. Glove tears and Finger Lacerations during Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery using Current Suture Material. Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – February 2007.
  4. Bosco J, Kaplan K, Koenig S, Kwon Y, and Jazrawi L. The Long Head of the Biceps Tendon: Anatomy, Pathology and Treatment. Scientific Exhibit at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – March 2008.
  5. Strauss E, Shah, Kaplan K, Jazrawi L, and Rosen J. Arthroscopic Loop and Knot Security using a modified Racking Technique – How does it compare? American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons 2008.
  6. Kaplan, K. Meniscal Injuries in the Knee. 4th Frontiers in Biomedical Devices conference and Exhibition June 9th, 2009.
  7. Kaplan K, ElAttrache N, Vazquez O, Chen Y, Lee T. Knotless Rotator Cuff Repair in an External Rotation Model: The Importance of Medial Row Horizontal Mattress Suture. Kerlan Jobe Annual Alumni Meeting, 2009.
  8. Kaplan K, Hurd W, Kaufman K, Morrey B, Jobe F, ElAttrache N. Shoulder Range of Motion and Strength in the High School Baseball Pitcher Based on Geographic Location. Kerlan Jobe Annual Alumni Meeting, 2009.
  9. Kaplan K, Hurd W, Kaufman K, Morrey B, Jobe F, ElAttrache N. Shoulder Range of Motion and Strength in the High School Baseball Pitcher Based on Geographic Location. Podium Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – March 2010.
  10. Kaplan K. Rotator Cuff Tears: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are Now and Where We Are Going. Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute CME III – November 2010.
  11. Kaplan K. Common Hip Injuries In Runners. First Place Sports, Jacksonville – December 2011.

Residency Honors

  • Executive Administrative Chief Resident
    NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
  • 2007-2008
  • Sir Robert Jones Senior Clinical Research Award
    NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
  • 2008
  • The Kaufman Award – Pediatric Research
    NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
  • 2008

Fellowship Honors

  • Kerlan Jobe Research Award

    Kaplan K, ElAttrache N, Vazquez O, Chen Y, Lee T.
    Knotless Rotator Cuff Repair in an External Rotation Model:
    The Importance of Medial Row Horizontal Mattress Suture.

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  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • 2008-present
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • 2008-present

Orthopaedic Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Duval County Medical Society
    Sports Medicine Committee -2012
  • Arthroscopy Association of America

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