Dr. Kaplan has been a presence at Noe Valley Pediatrics since completing residency in the mid 90s.
She is originally from New York and attended Skidmore College (BA in Psychology and Biology). After completing medical school at The Sackler School of Medicine/New York State American Program at Tel Aviv University she landed in San Francisco for Pediatric Residency at CPMC and has not left.
Dr. Kaplan is a board certified Pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is also a hospital based instructor for Neonatal Advanced Life Support. She has had extensive experience as a critical care neonatal hospitalist working with the San Francisco Neonatology Medical group of CPMC/Pediatrix for over 14 years. In addition she has been a critical care transport physician and emergency room physician as well as general pediatrician in other San Francisco pediatric settings.
Dr. Kaplan is also a volunteer preceptor medical students at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.
She is well versed in providing care for NICU graduates and growing preterm infants with and without medical issues. She no longer works as a neonatal hospitalist and has been a full time presence with Noe Valley Pediatrics since 2010.
Dr. Kaplan views herself as a partner in parenting. She practices evidence based preventive care and is a proponent of prevention. In her general approach with families, she enjoys getting to know families and personalizing care as a parents perspectives on family, preventive care and child rearing unfold. One might consider that "reality based pediatrics" could describe her approach to care as an experienced physician and parent.
Dr. Kaplan is currently living in Mill Valley with her husband, David, son, Daniel and pooch named Otto.
3700 24th Street
San Francisco, California 94114
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