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Gary P. Kaplan M.D., Ph.D.

Gary P. Kaplan M.D., Ph.D., is a neurologist, neuroscientist, educator, and Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at Hofstra University School of Medicine. He is the former Director of Clinical Neurophysiology at North Shore University Hospital.

Dr. Kaplan has lectured extensively and has been interviewed on CNN’s Bullseye, Paging Dr. Gupta, and other network news programs, discussing the deleterious effects of stress on executives and school children and its reduction through innovative, non-invasive approaches.

Dr. Kaplan received his BS in biology, with a special concentration in neurobiology and behavior, at Cornell University. He received his PhD in neural science at Washington University, and his MD at the University of Miami PhD to MD program. He undertook post-graduate training in neurology at Yale University School of Medicine, where he also served as chief resident in neurology and clinical instructor. While an attending neurologist and director of the course in neuroscience at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, he received the Albert H. Douglas award from the Medical Society of the State of New York for outstanding achievements as a clinical teacher interested in promoting and improving medical education of physicians.

Dr. Kaplan is the author of numerous articles in basic neuroscience research and clinical neurology.

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