Jonathan Kaplan, MD, Plastic Surgery, San Francisco, CA, California Pacific Medical Center

JonathanLKaplanMD

Plastic Surgery San Francisco, CA

Owner, Pacific Heights Plastics Surgery Founder/CEO, BuildMyBod.com

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Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic FoundationResidency, Plastic Surgery, 2005 - 2007
  • Louisiana State UniversityResidency, General Surgery, 2000 - 2005
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New OrleansClass of 2000
  • Louisiana State University Medical Center - School of Graduate StudiesMPh, 2000
  • University of Texas at AustinBachelors, Microbiology, 1991 - 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2013 - Present
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2012 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2006 - 2014
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2005 - 2007
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2001 - 2013
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Recognized as a Leadership Giver for the Capital Area United Way 2012
  • 40 Under 40 Baton Rouge Business Report, 2009
  • Recipient of the Best Medical Student Presentation Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2000
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Discussion of Preoperative Indications and Post-Operative Complications Following Laser Assisted Lipolysis by Non-Plastic Surgeons.  
    Sasser CS, Kaplan JL, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, 9/1/2012
  • Facial Artery Pseudoaneurysm After Repair of Mandibular Fracture.  
    Blum CA, Theunissen TB, Kaplan JL, Journal of the Lousiana State Medical Society, 8/1/2012
  • Breast reduction: Does the tumescent technique affect reimbursement?  
    Kaplan JL; Rotemberg SM; Yetman RJ, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, 9/1/2008
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Books/Book Chapters

Lectures

  • Breast reduction: A novel technique and its effect on reimbursement. 
    Ghent, Belgium - 5/26/2007
  • Breast reduction: A novel technique. 
    Eilat, Israel - 3/16/2007
  • Breast reduction: Does technique affect reimbursement. 
    Pasadena, CA - 2/1/2007
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Other

  • Facelift, Skin Only. 
    Kaplan JL et al., emedicine
    2/19/2008
  • The Use of Decoy Police Cars in Speed Reduction Efforts. Master of Public Health thesis. 
    Kaplan JL
    John Ische Library, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Authored Content

  • Why Price Transparency in Health Care Will Affect EveryoneDecember 2019
  • Why Price Transparency in Health Care Will Affect EveryoneDecember 2019
  • How Patients and Physicians Are Impacted by the Price Transparency Executive OrderJuly 2019
  • How Patients and Physicians Are Impacted by the Price Transparency Executive OrderJuly 2019
  • I Moved Cross-Country to Take over a Plastic Surgery PracticeJune 2019
  • I Moved Cross-Country to Take over a Plastic Surgery PracticeJune 2019
  • Why This Plastic Surgeon Believes in Being Transparent About PricingMay 2019
  • Why This Plastic Surgeon Believes in Being Transparent About PricingMay 2019
  • Price Transparency Is a Customer Service Opportunity in Health CareApril 2019
  • Price Transparency Is a Customer Service Opportunity in Health CareApril 2019
  • Know Your Potential Patients Before Your Competition DoesSeptember 2018
  • Know Your Potential Patients Before Your Competition DoesSeptember 2018
  • Should MOC and Board Certification Be Mutually Exclusive?July 2018
  • Should MOC and Board Certification Be Mutually Exclusive?July 2018
  • The Greatest Demographic, the Greatest PatientsJune 2018
  • The Greatest Demographic, the Greatest PatientsJune 2018
  • The Greatest Demographic, the Greatest PatientsJune 2018
  • Price Is Irrelevant, Until It’s Not!June 2018
  • Price Is Irrelevant, Until It’s Not!June 2018
  • Price Is Irrelevant, Until It’s Not!June 2018
  • How Snapchat and Instagram Stories Transformed My PracticeMay 2018
  • Patient Engagement Through Price TransparencyMay 2018
  • Patient Engagement Through Price TransparencyMay 2018
  • Guy (Surgeons) Know What Guys WantApril 2018
  • Guy (Surgeons) Know What Guys WantApril 2018
  • When Your Yelp Reviewer Is Wrong. And What to Do About ItApril 2018
  • When Your Yelp Reviewer Is Wrong. And What to Do About ItApril 2018
  • What Makes Before and After Photos Bogus?March 2018
  • What Makes Before and After Photos Bogus?March 2018
  • A Social Media Wake up Call for Plastic Surgery SocietiesJanuary 2018
  • A Social Media Wake up Call for Plastic Surgery SocietiesJanuary 2018
  • Price Transparency and Sales Funnels for Plastic SurgeonsOctober 2017
  • Price Transparency and Sales Funnels for Plastic SurgeonsOctober 2017
  • Price Transparency and Sales Funnels for Plastic SurgeonsOctober 2017
  • A Physician’s Take on “What the Health”August 2017
  • 5 Reasons Weed Should Be a Postop RxAugust 2017
  • 5 Reasons Weed Should Be a Postop RxAugust 2017
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Press Mentions

  • Breast Implants and Marijuana: What Women Should Know
    Breast Implants and Marijuana: What Women Should KnowJanuary 27th, 2020
  • All About Fillers - Pacific Heights Plastic Surgery
    All About Fillers - Pacific Heights Plastic SurgeryJuly 23rd, 2019
  • 5 Reasons Physicians Should Choose Marijuana over Opioids
    5 Reasons Physicians Should Choose Marijuana over OpioidsSeptember 20th, 2017
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Hospital Affiliations