Dr. Jesse Kaplan is a UCI Health orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hand surgery.

Jesse D. Kaplan, MD

Specialties

Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

elbow reconstruction, small joint arthroscopy, upper extremity fractures, wide-awake surgery

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Certifications
  • Board eligible, Orthopaedic Surgery
Language
  • English
Gender
Male
Medical School
UC Irivine School of MedicineM.D.
Residency
University of Southern California/LAC + USC Medical CenterOrthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship
University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterHand Surgery
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCI School of Medicine
  • Member — Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
More Information

Dr. Jesse Kaplan is a fellowship-trained UCI Health orthopedic surgeon who specializes in comprehensive nonsurgical and surgical approaches for the treatment of hand, elbow and shoulder disorders. His clinical interests include minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques, wide-awake surgery, upper extremity fractures and elbow reconstruction.

Kaplan earned a medical degree and a master's degree in business administration in a dual-degree program at the UCI School of Medicine, where he was named a Dean's Scholar and was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, followed by fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania.

His research interests include the diagnosis of compression neuropathies, clinical outcome studies and interventional research to improve patient care. He has been involved in numerous clinical studies and publications relating to the hand and upper extremities. He is a candidate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), the American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS) and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Kaplan sees patients in Costa Mesa, Orange and Tustin.

UCI Health Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center
1640 Newport Blvd., Suite 230
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: 949-515-5210
Fax: 949-631-3860
UCI Health Orthopaedic Surgery Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 3
Building 29A
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7012
Fax: 855-519-4485
UCI Health — Tustin
1451 Irvine Blvd.
Tustin, CA 92780
Phone: 714-838-8408
Fax: 714-838-0029