Michael J. Kaplan

Head and neck surgical oncologist, Surgical oncologist, Head and neck surgeon, Otolaryngologist

Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.7 out of 5
231 Patient Ratings
13 Patient Comments

Head and Neck Cancer Program

Cranial Base Center

Professional Education

  • Internship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (1978) MA
  • Fellowship: University of Virginia (1984) VA
  • Board Certification: Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology (1982)
  • Residency: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (1982) MA
  • Residency: Beth Israel and Children's Hospital (1979) MA
  • Medical Education: Harvard Medical School (1977) MA
  • Fellowship, University of Virginia, Head & Neck; Skull Base Surgery (1984)
  • Residency, Massachusetts Eye & Ear, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (1982)
  • MD, Harvard Medical School (1977)
  • BA, Harvard College, Molecular Biology (1973)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Doctors in America, . (1998-2012)
  • Chief Residents' Special Certificate of Merit, UCSF (1993)
  • Roger Boles Teaching award, UCSF (1987)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard College (1973)

Administrative Appointments

  • Head & Neck Oncology Program, Disease Management Leader, Stanford Cancer Center (2010 - Present)
  • Chief, Head & Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology-Head&Neck Surgery (2003 - Present)
  • Head & Neck Fellowship Director, Otolaryngology-Head&Neck Surgery (2003 - Present)
4.7

Friendliness

4.7

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.6

Listens

4.6

Includes you in decisions

4.7

Clear Communication

4.7

Confidence in your doctor

3.1

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Always very good with Dr. Kaplan.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Kaplan took my case which was difficult and directed my care and got me the diagnosis and treatment I needed.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. M. Kaplan is the best.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Doctors and everyone connected with the care and treatment of my medical problems are excellent.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

All good!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Kaplan is the best.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Very good to excellent.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Always rushed.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

What can I say - He saved my life.

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4.7 out of 5
231 Patient Ratings
13 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Always very good with Dr. Kaplan.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Kaplan took my case which was difficult and directed my care and got me the diagnosis and treatment I needed.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. M. Kaplan is the best.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Doctors and everyone connected with the care and treatment of my medical problems are excellent.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

All good!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Kaplan is the best.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Very good to excellent.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Always rushed.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

What can I say - He saved my life.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

I have already recommended Dr. Kaplan to another family member who is now a patient.