Lewis J. Kaplan

Yale University, USA

Lewis J. Kaplan is an Associate Professor of surgery at the Section of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven. His surgical specialties include trauma, surgical critical care, and surgical emergencies. Dr. Kaplan has received numerous awards and honors, ranging from the Golden Scalpel Teaching Award to the Consumers Research Council of America Top Surgeon 2002-2003. Dr. Kaplan is a Member of a multiple societies, including the American College of Surgeons, Association for Academic Surgery, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, International Trauma Anesthesia and Critical Care Society, and the Association for Surgical Education, and he is a Founding Member of the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management. He has served as a session chair of internationally renowned conferences. Moreover, Kaplan has written for a broad range of medical journals, and he is also an ad hoc Reviewer of the Journal of Critical Illness as well as a Section Editor of the online Internal Medicine and Surgery Text, eMedicine, on the Editorial Board of The Journal of Trauma, and ad hoc Reviewer for Surgical Infections, The Journal of Trauma, Critical Care and Infection, as well as Critical Care Medicine. Board certified by the American Board of Surgery with Added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care, Dr. Kaplan completed his residency in general surgery at the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital where he was also a Research Fellow in cardiothoracic surgery. He was a Surgical Critical Care Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Prior to that, Dr. Kaplan received his M.D. degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ, USA,and his undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College, Pa, USA.

Biography Updated on 9 September 2009

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