Dr. Eric Kaplan

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Plano, TX
41 years experience male

Locations

Eric R. Kaplan, MD, PA

Plano, TX

Address

6130 W Parker Rd., Ste 112, Plano, TX
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

(972) 981-7714

Insurances accepted

CIGNA Open Access

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

United healthcare

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

HealthSpring

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

MultiPlan, Inc

WellCare Health Plans

About

Bio

Born in Suffern NY Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio for undergraduate, graduate and medical school, graduating in 1979 Parkland Memorial Hospital and University of Texas Southwestern for General surgery Residency from 1979-1984 Parkland, UTHCSW, Presbyterian Hospital Dallas for Colon and Rectal Fellowship, 1984-1985 Private practice 1985 to present, limitted to Colon and Rectal Surgery Member of the Credential committee, Oncology Committee, and Chairman of the Colon and Rectal Oncology Sub Committe at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Plano

Specialties
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Colon and Rectal Surgery

Surgery - Colorectal

Licenses

United States: Texas

Doctor Q&A

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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Celiac disease: HLA-DQ2 and DQ8 are markers to help in diagnosing celiac disease not colitis. Discuss your results with a GI doctor or your PCP.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
External vs internal: Creams are better for true external hemorrhoids, however internal hemorrhoids may prolapse to outside but are true internal hemorrhoids. In the latter ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Hi gh fiber: Foods with inadequate fluids or excessive caffeine or alcohol will cause your symptoms. Drink 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily, ... Read More

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Mar 19, 2015
Hi Doc: Great virtual practice!! Louis Gallia MD, DMD, FACS
Sep 10, 2013
Very knowledge, experienced, respected. Highly recommend.
Very experienced, good informative helpful answers
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Thank you for your reply, I keep hearing the same thing that I should have a scope following this. But my GP has not suggested it he said the ct read was very specific, i.e. fat stranding adjacent to ...Read More
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I thought that really myself and not keen to be honest but have been under pressure from my partner. I will show him this reply thanks
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you for replying. I am very worried about internal bleeding/ectopic pregnancy and will be seeing a doctor soon

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1979MD

Residency

PARKLAND HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEM
Completed 1984

Affiliations

Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery
Eric R. Kaplan, MD, PA
Texas Health Presbyterian Plano
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