Dr. Edward J. Kaplan
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Edward J. Kaplan

Edward J. Kaplan
MD
Radiation Oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Prostate cancer

Overview

Centers

Coconut Creek (Radiation oncology)
Coconut Creek (Radiation oncology)
26.243710004461512, -80.18816020002923
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Lauderdale Lakes (Radiation oncology)
Lauderdale Lakes (Radiation oncology)
26.16283792194456, -80.2156448288359
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Specializes in

Prostate cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Prostate cancer

Treatments

3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)
Deep inspiration breath hold
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Deep inspiration breath hold
Electronic brachytherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Electronic brachytherapy
External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/External beam radiation therapy (EBRT)
High-dose rate brachytherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/High-dose rate brachytherapy
Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Intensity modulated radiation therapy
Radioisotope therapy
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Surface guided radiation therapy
Theranostics
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Theranostics
Service/Cancer/Theranostics/Theranostics

Dr. Edward J. Kaplan is a board-certified radiation oncologist who received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and performed his internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He completed his radiation oncology residency at Mt. Sinai, New York, and his his research fellowship at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. There, he trained under Dr. Gerald Hanks, a highly respected leader in radiotherapy for prostate cancer. Following his fellowship, Dr. Kaplan joined the faculty at Cornell University Medical College, where he served as an assistant professor in radiation oncology. Dr. Kaplan’s passion is working as a physician-scientist to promote the development of a host of breakthrough cancer treatments. Dr. Kaplan was selected by his peers as one of Florida’s best doctors,  appearing in the Castle Connolly Top Doctor’s list, 2008 - present.  

Careerpositions

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • Radiation Oncologist, GenesisCare, Lauderdale Lakes and Coconut Creek, FL

Past position(s)

  • West Broward Regional Cancer Center, Lauderdale Lakes, FL
  • Microspherix LLC, Boca Raton, FL

Education

Universities

  • Cornell University, Bachelor of Arts, Biological Science, Ithaca, NY
  • St. George's University, School of Medicine, Basic Sciences, Grenada, West Indies
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Master of Science, Buffalo, NY
  • Albany Medical College, Medical Degree, Albany, NY

Internships

  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Internal Medicine, New York, NY

Residencies

  • SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, Radiation Oncology, Syracuse, NY
  • Mount Sinai Hospital, Radiation Oncology, New York, NY

Fellowships

  • Fox Chase Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Clinical Research Fellow/Acting Attending, Philadelphia, PA

Professional association

Accomplishments

Publications

  • Results of Irradiation of a New Entity in Prostate Cancer: Comparison of PSA-Failures in T1C vs. Other Nonpalpable Prostate Tumors
  • Results of Radiation Therapy to the Prostate in 25 Patients With Hormone-refractory Disease
  • Anal sphincter function after chemoradiation for rectal cancer: a quantitative, short-term assessment
  • Conformal Technique Dose Escalation in Prostate Cancer: Improved Control with Higher Doses in Patients with Pretreatment PSA >10 ngm/ml
  • The role of radiation therapy in the treatment of endometrial carcinoma