Dr. Edward J. Kaplan

  • MD
  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Spoken languages English

Overview

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 did his radiation oncology residency at Mt. Sinai in New York. He completed 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 promoting the development of a host of breakthrough cancer treatments. Dr. Kaplan was selected by his peers in 2008-2018, as one of Florida’s best doctors.

Career Positions

Current position(s)

  • West Broward Regional Cancer Center, Lauderdale Lakes, FL

Past position(s)

  • Microspherix LLC, Boca Raton, FL
  • The New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

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

Residencies

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

Internships

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

Fellowships

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

Accomplishments

Publications

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