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

Jesse D. Kaplan, MD


Hand Surgery, Microsurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

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  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
  • English
Medical School
UC Irivine School of MedicineM.D.
University of Southern California/LAC + USC Medical CenterOrthopaedic Surgery
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 Orange and Tustin.

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