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Nathan B. Kaplan, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 341-9764

Fax: (585) 341-0600

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Orthopaedics & Physical Performance, Surgery


Dr. Kaplan is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in the treatment of advanced hip and knee arthritis with primary total joint replacement and partial knee replacement. His practice will also focus on complex hip and knee reconstruction including revision procedures for problematic hip and knee replacements.

As a native to Rochester, NY, Dr. Kaplan joins the UR Medicine Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation. Dr. Kaplan completed his Residency training at URMC, School of Medicine and Dentistry and then traveled to Indiana University School of Medicine to complete his fellowship training. While training, Dr. Kaplan received the Louis A. Goldstein and Mildred M. Goldstein Orthopedic Research Award which helped him pursue his research focusing on complex revision hip arthroplasty and improving/optimizing patient outcomes after hip and knee arthroplasty.



MD | State University of New York at Buffalo School of

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2018 - 07/31/2019
Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine

07/01/2014 - 06/25/2018
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/25/2013 - 06/30/2014
Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Fall 2005-Spring 2008, Dean's list every semester

2004, American Chemistry Society: Silver Test Tube Award for excellence in Chemistry

2006, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Inductee

2007, Golden Key Honor Society Inductee

2007, Tri-Beta Biology Honor Society Inductee

Fall 2009-Spring 2011, Dean's list in years 1 and 2 of medical school

2016, Louis A. Goldstein and Mildred M. Goldstein Orthopedic Research Award

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Journal Articles

. "Kaplan NB, Fowler X, Maqsoodi N, DiGiovanni BD, Oh IC. Surgical Anatomy of a Novel Medial Gastrocnemius Recession versus the Proximal Medial Gastrocnemius Recession. Foot Ankle Int. 2016 Dec; 38(4): 424-429." 2016; .

. "Kaplan NB, Molinari C, Molinari RW. Nonoperative Management of Craniocervical Ligamentous Distraction Injury: Literature Review. Global Spine J. 2015 Dec; 5(6): 505-512." 2015; .

. "Nodzo SR, Miladore MP, Kaplan NB, Ritter CA. Short to Midterm Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of the Salto Total Ankle Prosthesis. Foot Ankle Int. 2014 Jan; 35(1): 22-29." 2014; .