02 9231 0102
Park House Level 3, 187 Macquarie St Sydney NSW 2000

Dr Jacob Kaplan - Knee, Foot & Ankle


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Dr Jacob Kaplan is a specialist orthopaedic surgeon. He is focused on the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the Knee, Foot & Ankle. He completed his orthopaedic training in NSW and then underwent subspecialty foot and ankle surgery training in Toronto, Canada.

Along with traditional approaches,

  • Minimally invasive surgery can now be performed for bunions, Hallux Valgus, Haglund deformity, Achilles tendon and other tendons
  • Synthetic cartilage replacement (Cartiva) for great toe arthritis is supported by level 1 evidence
  • Sports injuries are being managed increasingly minimally invasively allowing for faster recovery
  • Robotic and patient specific technology is being used for knee replacement
  • Ankle replacement is now a reasonable option for ankle arthritis.
He performs all types of Knee, Foot & Ankle Surgery. Dr Kaplan is particularly interested in the management of sporting injuries of the knee and ankle, synthetic cartilage replacement (Cartiva), knee & ankle replacement, minimally invasive foot deformity correction, tendon problems, the management of deformity, arthritis and fractures.

Dr Kaplan is an active member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association and the Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. In addition he is active in the Canadian and American foot and ankle surgery societies.

He operates at East Sydney Private Hospital, St George Private Hospital & Kareena Private Hospital

Dr Jacob Kaplan is involved in international research in regard to the developing area of ankle replacement.

Dr Kaplan is an active member of orthopaedic outreach, providing orthopaedic care in the South Pacific.
  Park House Level 3
     187 Macquarie St
     Sydney NSW 2000
  (02) 9231 0102
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