Barnard Kaplan, M.D.

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Barnard Kaplan, M.D.Barnard A. Kaplan, MD is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania Medical School. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC. Dr. Kaplan is the Chief of Ophthalmology for Virtua Health Hospital System. As a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, Dr. Kaplan provides diagnosis and treats all types of visual problems and ocular diseases.

Where were you born and raised?

I was born in New York City, but grew up in Tenafly, NJ where my mother's family has lived since the 1890's.

What is your favorite part about being an ophthalmologist?

I love seeing familiar faces (and eyes) year after year. It is amazing to sometimes treat several generations of the same family and hear all of their stories.

How many years have you been practicing ophthalmology?

I’ve been practicing ophthalmology for 37 years.

Favorite thing to do outside of work?

I enjoy traveling, lots of reading- especially history (my wife is a librarian), and community activities and events.

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