Dr. Charles Kaplan
MHP Medical Director & Physiatrist
Dr. Charles Kaplan, Metro Healthcare Partners’ Medical Director, is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, SUNY Downstate Medical Center (medical school), and New York University Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation (residency). He oversees the medical staff at the facility, whose goal is to increase patient care quality.
He has over 34 years of experience and is licensed to practice medicine in New York, New Jersey, and 10 additional states. Furthermore, Dr. Kaplan is certified and registered in the National Registry, by FMCSA, to perform DOT physicals for interstate CMT drivers.
Dr. Kaplan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and an expert in rehabilitation. He is also a graduate of the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine Accelerated Program in Manual Medicine. As a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kaplan possesses a New York State Certification in Acupuncture and is a graduate of the Swedish Institute of Massage. He has been in successful private practice in physical medicine since 1992 after serving internships and residencies in high-pressure urban hospital environments. Dr. Kaplan also has over two years of experience as an early-on-board staff physician for a start-up musculoskeletal telemedicine company that has expanded its services nationwide.
In his free time, Dr. Kaplan enjoys traveling, trying the latest tech gadgets, and hiking.