Special clinical interest in cardiac imaging, cardio-oncology, preventative cardiology, sports cardiology, lifestyle and dietary management of cardiovascular disease.
Dr Jason Kaplan is a cardiac imaging specialist who studied Medicine at UNSW and graduated with Honours in 1999, completing his Internal Medicine Training at St George and Prince of Wales hospitals and Adult Cardiology training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
Dr Kaplan has done additional training in all aspects of echocardiography at international centres including the Mayo Clinic and has been involved in training echo sonographers for the last 10 years.
Prior to training in cardiology, Dr Kaplan completed additional advanced training in medical oncology and pharmacology. His training in these areas allows him to adopt a more holistic approach to patient care, particularly those with multiple medical issues This training has also led to a special interest in the emerging field of cardio-oncology, Which is the cardiac care of patients who are undergoing or have previously completed cancer treatment.
He is an accredited specialist in Cardiac CT and personally evaluates all his patients’ scans.
Dr Kaplan is also a proponent of Integrative Cardiology incorporating principles of cardiovascular, nutritional, functional and Mind – Body Medicine in the care of his patients.
Dr Kaplan also has a strong interest in Sports Cardiology – an emerging subspecialty within cardiology providing cardiac care to elite athletes and exercising individuals and has worked with the NSW Institute of Sport, Olympic athletes and more recently has consulted to the National Rugby League.
Dr Kaplan is currently a senior clinical lecturer in Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students.
In his spare time, Dr Kaplan loves to spend time with his wife and children , is a keen tennis player and practices yoga.
- Fellow of Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP)
- Fellow of Cardiac Society of Australia New Zealand (FCSANZ)
- Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC)