Sydney Cardiologist

Imaging, Prevention, Sports

Macquarie University , Sydney CBD and Blacktown

Sydney Cardiologist - Dr Jason Kaplan
Dr Jason Kaplan - Sydney Cardiologist

About Dr Jason Kaplan

BSc(Med) MBBS(Hons) FRACP FCSANZ

Dr Jason Kaplan is a specialist adult cardiologist and physician.

Dr Kaplan studied Medicine at UNSW and graduated with Honours in 1999 then completed his Internal Medicine Training at St George and Prince of Wales hospitals and Adult Cardiology training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Prior to training in cardiology, Dr Kaplan completed additional advanced training in medical oncology and pharmacology. His training in these areas allows Dr Kaplan to adopt a more holistic approach to patient care, particularly those with multiple medical issues.

Dr Kaplan has completed additional training in cardiac imaging in Australia and has spent time at the MAYO clinic in Minnesota, USA. He performs transoesophageal echocardiography, pharmacological stress (dobutamine) echocardiography and has brought the use of contrast echo and strain imaging to Macquarie University Hospital.

He is an accredited specialist in Cardiac CT and personally evaluates all his patients' scans.

Dr Kaplan has been a part of the team bringing minimally invasive robotic cardiac surgery to Macquarie University providing 3D echocardiography services to peri-operative patients and is part of the Structural Heart Disease team at Macquarie University assessing patients prior to minimally invasive cardiac procedures.

Dr Kaplan is also a proponent of Integrative Cardiology incorporating principles of cardiovascular, nutritional, functional and Mind – Body Medicine in the care of his patients.

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 Clinical Lead of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Medicine at Macquarie University and is a clinical lecturer in Medicine and Cardiology in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Over the last 5 years, Dr Kaplan has lectured extensively to primary care physicians and is a sought after speaker in his areas of specialty.

He is a Visiting Medical Officer at Macquarie University Teaching Hospital, Sydney Adventist Hospital (The San) and Norwest Private Hospital.

In his spare time, Dr Kaplan loves to spend time with his wife and daughter, is a keen tennis player and practices yoga.

Dr Kaplan currently consults from the Sydney CBD, Macquarie University and Blacktown.

Memberships


Videos

The Functionality of Cholesterol with Dr Jason Kaplan
In this podcast interview Dr Kaplan explains the need to take into account the whole patient. He identifies the key drivers of cardiovascular disease as being inflammation, lifestyle factors and poor dietary choices and discusses the approach he adopts to make the necessary changes in his patients to make a real difference.
Dr Jason Kaplan: 3D Echocardiographic Assessment of Mitral Valve Disease
SHDA Mitral Valve Symposium 2015

Interviews

Food and Lifestyle Choices to Halt Cardiovascular Diseases Naturally
Dr Jason Kaplan on Health Professional Radio

Heart and cardiovascular disease are amongst Australia’s largest health issues. Each year, an estimate of one in every six Australians are affected, resulting in 480,000 hospitalisations and 45,000 deaths Dr. Jason Kaplan joins Health Professional Radio to talk about the lifestyle choices and common kitchen ingredients that can help stop the spread of heart diseases without taking drugs. He will be discussing the benefits of Aged Garlic Extract as a natural therapy to support heart health.