Dr Jacob Kaplan is a specialist orthopaedic surgeon. He is focused on the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the Knee, Foot & Ankle. He completed his orthopaedic training in NSW and then underwent subspecialty foot and ankle surgery training in Toronto, Canada.
He performs all types of Knee, Foot & Ankle surgery. Along with traditional approaches, minimally invasive surgery is now an option for many problems. Minimally invasive surgery can now be performed for Bunions, Hallux Valgus, the Achilles tendon and other tendons. Ankle replacement is now a reasonable option for ankle arthritis.
Dr Kaplan is particularly interested in the management of Sporting Injuries of the Knee and Ankle, Knee & Ankle Replacement, Minimally Invasive Foot Deformity Correction, Tendon Problems, the Management of Deformity, Arthritis and Fractures.
Dr Kaplan is an active member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association and the Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. In addition he is active in the Canadian and American foot and ankle surgery societies.
He operates at East Sydney Private Hospital, St Luke’s Private Hospital, St George Private Hospital & Kareena Private Hospital.
Dr Jacob Kaplan is involved in international research in regard to the developing area of ankle replacement.
Dr Kaplan is an active member of orthopaedic outreach, providing orthopaedic care in the South Pacific.
Consulting at ESSMC will begin in late November 2017.
For further information; drjacobkaplan.com.au