Jesse Kaplan

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Assistant Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
School of Medicine

M.D., University of California, Irvine

Phone: (714) 456 - 7012

University of California, Irvine
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Pavilion III, Building 29A
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Small joint arthroscopy, wide awake surgery, upper extremity fractures, elbow reconstruction
Research Abstract
1. Kaplan J, Fowler J. Sonographic Grading of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Annual Meeting of the American Association for Hand Surgery. Ft Lauderdale, FL. January 2020. Podium Presentation.
Awards and Honors
2021 - Southern California Super Doctors Rising Stars
Short Biography
Dr. Kaplan is a California native from Santa Monica, CA. He attended the University of Southern California with a focus in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Studies, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. For medical school, he attended the University of California, Irvine where he obtained a dual MD/MBA degree
1. Papatheodorou L, Kaplan J, Sotereanos D. “Revision of Failed Submuscular Ulnar Nerve Transposition.” In preparation.
2. Kaplan J, Fowler J. “Sonographic Grading of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome”. In preparation
3. Adams JE, Kaplan J, Rosenbaum JA, Sotereanos DG, Stern PJ, Rosenwasser MP.
“Scapholunate Ligament Injury: Management Strategies from Occult Injury to Arthritis.” Instructional Course Lecture. 2020; 69: 331-346. PMID: 32017736
4. Alluri RK, Lightdale-Miric N, Meisel E, Kim G, Kaplan J, Bougioukli S, Stevanovic
M. “Functional Outcomes of Tendon Transfer for Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy Using the Hoffer Technique.” The Bone and Joint Journal. 2020; 102-B (2): 246-253. PMID: 32009423
5. Kaplan J, Jones NF. “Outcome Measures of Microsurgical Toe Transfers for Reconstruction of Congenital Hand Anomalies.” Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2014; 34 (3): 362 – 368. PMID: 23995145
6. Jones NF, Kaplan J. “Indications for Microsurgical Reconstruction of Congenital Hand Anomalies by Toe-to-Hand Transfers.” Hand. 2013; 8 (4): 367 – 374. PMID: 24426951
7. Jones NF, Kaplan J. “A New Documentation System for Congenital Missing Digits and Algorithm for Reconstruction.” Hand. 2012; 7 (4): 391 – 399. PMID: 24294159
8. Dunton GF, Kaplan J, Wolch J, Jerett M, and Reynolds KD. “Physical Environmental Correlates of Childhood Obesity: A Systematic Review.” Obesity Reviews. 2009; 10:
393- 402. PMID: 19389058
Professional Societies
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS)
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Other Experience
Resident Physician in Orthopaedic surgery
Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center

Fellow in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Graduate Programs
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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