Lee Kaplan, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Coral Gables, FL, University of Miami Hospital

LeeKaplanMD

Orthopaedic Surgery Coral Gables, FL

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Director, University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute

Overview of Dr. Kaplan

I specialize in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, and I serve as the Chief of UHealth Sports Medicine, a division of the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The division is the official sports medicine provider for the Miami Hurricanes.

I also provide coverage for the University of Miami Football and Baseball teams and I am the Medical Director & Team Physician for the Miami Marlins.

I was board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and completed a sports medicine/shoulder fellowship and a clinical instructor sports medicine and research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.

As an expert on conditions resulting from sports-related injury, I have authored multiple articles on sports medicine and articular cartilage, as well as a wide range of other Orthopaedic disciplines.

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowship, Sports Medicine, 2000 - 2002
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health System
    Jackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health SystemResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1995 - 2000
  • George Washington University School of Medicine
    George Washington University School of MedicineClass of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2002 - 2009
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2000 - 2002
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1997 - 2022
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • College Football Faces Challenges to Return with Bubble Setting ‘Impossible'
    College Football Faces Challenges to Return with Bubble Setting ‘Impossible'June 21, 2020 09:34
  • Your Child Is Injured from Sports. Here’s How You Can Avoid Injuries the Next Time
    Your Child Is Injured from Sports. Here’s How You Can Avoid Injuries the Next TimeJuly 27, 2018 18:02

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    AvMed Health Open Access
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
    BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
    BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
    Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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