Author: Dr Jason Kaplan

Dr Jason Kaplan

Dr Jason Kaplan is a cardiac imaging specialist who studied Medicine at UNSW and graduated with Honours in 1999, completing his Internal Medicine Training at St George and Prince of Wales hospitals and Adult Cardiology training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Dr Kaplan has done additional training in all aspects of echocardiography at international centres including the Mayo Clinic and has been involved in training echo sonographers for the last 10 years.

Prior to training in cardiology, Dr Kaplan completed additional advanced training in medical oncology and pharmacology. His training in these areas allows him to adopt a more holistic approach to patient care, particularly those with multiple medical issues This training has also led to a special interest in the emerging field of cardio-oncology, which is the cardiac care of patients who are undergoing or have previously completed cancer treatment.

Dr Kaplan also has a strong interest in Sports Cardiology – an emerging subspecialty within cardiology providing cardiac care to elite athletes and exercising individuals and has worked with the NSW Institute of Sport, Olympic athletes and more recently has consulted to the National Rugby League.

Dr Kaplan is currently a senior clinical lecturer in Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Early accumulation of atherosclerosis

In this episode of PodMD, cardiac imaging specialist Dr Jason Kaplan will be discussing the practical advice you can provide to your patients for living a heart healthy lifestyle, including the main factors that can impact heart disease, what advice we can give to patients to reduce their risk, when medication is required, what a… Read more »

Practical advice for a heart healthy life

In this episode of PodMD, cardiac imaging specialist Dr Jason Kaplan will be discussing the practical advice you can provide to your patients for living a heart healthy lifestyle, including the main factors that can impact heart disease, what advice we can give to patients to reduce their risk, when medication is required, what a… Read more »