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Dr. Kaplan has performed more weight loss surgical procedures using the LAP-BAND® System than any other physician in the Mid-Ohio Valley. His extensive surgical experience means patients can have confidence in the uncompromising level of treatment they will receive under his care.

Adam Kaplan, MD, FACSDr. Kaplan completed his undergraduate studies at The Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He went on to graduate studies in anthropology at the University of Cincinnati before beginning medical studies at The Wright State University School of Medicine in 1985. Dr. Kaplan completed an internship and residency in General Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in 1996 while earning a Masters degree in Microbiology and Immunology under the mentorship of Dr. Jonathan Bromberg, a highly respected surgeon known for his pioneering research in immunology and transplantation.

Dr. Kaplan went on to a fellowship in surgical transplantation at the University of Cincinnati in 1997 before entering private practice in Greenville, Mississippi, where he served as the Chairman of Surgery at both The King’s Daughters Hospital and Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville. In addition, Dr. Kaplan helped launch and served as the medical director of a new breast cancer facility — the B.G. Dowdy Center for Women.

In 1999 Dr. Kaplan joined General Surgical Specialists in Norfolk, Virginia where he continued his general surgical practice. Mobilized by the United States Army in 2002, Dr. Kaplan served as the Deputy Director of Surgical Services for the 865th Combat Support Hospital in Kuwait and Iraq before relocating to Parkersburg
in 2004.

Since his move to the Mid-Ohio Valley, Dr. Kaplan has been one of the three partners at Parkersburg Surgical Associates, Inc. His surgical skills and administrative experience led him to serve as Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Camden Clark Hospital from 2005 to 2008.

Dr. Kaplan is licensed to practice surgery in West Virginia, Virginia and Ohio. He has been certified by the American Board of Surgery since 1997 and is a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons.

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Meet Dr. Kaplan's LAP-BAND System Surgical and Clinical Staff Teams. View a comprehensive list of surgical procedures performed by Dr. Kaplan. .