Douglas S. Kaplan, M.D., is a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist and a Chicago native, currently residing in Glenview. Raised on the North Shore, he graduated from Highland Park High School and attended the University of Michigan, earning a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors and Distinction in Zoology. Returning to Chicago, Dr. Kaplan received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School and completed his internship at Lutheran General Hospital. After performing his residency in ophthalmology at Michael Reese/University of Chicago, he settled in Rockford, Illinois, practicing at Rockford Clinic for 10 years. He returned to Highland Park in April 2001 to join Chicago Cornea Consultants. He is a former member of the Medical School faculties at Northwestern University Medical Center and Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Kaplan has been honored by Highland Park Hospital with the award for Physician Excellence.
Dr. Kaplan is very active in the medical community. He was President of the Winnebago County Medical Society while in Rockford and served as President of the Lake County Medical Society in 2009. Currently, Dr. Kaplan sits on the Board of Directors for Lake County Medical Society and is an Alternate Delegate for the Illinois State Medical Society. Dr. Kaplan has been serving on the Illinois Medical Advisory Board for the Illinois Secretary of State since 2015.
He is also a member of several prestigious medical organizations, including the Chicago Ophthalmologic Society, Illinois Association of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, Illinois State Medical Society, and Lake County Medical Society.
Dr. Kaplan has dedicated his professional career to bringing the finest quality eye care to his patients, including general ophthalmology and “small-incision” cataract surgery. He is also highly proficient in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and wrinkle reduction with BOTOX® Cosmetic injections. Residing in Glenview with his wife and three children, he enjoys time with his family, sports activities, and Chicago’s many cultural activities.
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