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Dr. Robert Kaplan

Endocrinology
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45 years experience

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Endocrinology

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kaplan
Endocrinology 45 years experience
Hyperthyroid: Letting hyperthyroid go untreated leads to heat intolerance, weight loss, irritability, widened blood pressures, sleeplessness, hyperactivity, tachyca... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kaplan
Endocrinology 45 years experience
Normal values: Chloride normal is 98 - 110. Potasium normal is 3.5 - 5.3 phosphate normal is 2.7 - 4.5 with children higher.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kaplan
Endocrinology 45 years experience
Vitamin for learning: If the pateint is not vitamin defficient, it is doubtful whether any supplement will cause a patient to learn. I suggest the best route to learning i... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kaplan
Endocrinology 45 years experience
Hyperthyroid: I would expect T3 (liothyronine) to be high and TSH to be very low in a hyperthyroid.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kaplan
Endocrinology 45 years experience
Tapazole (methimazole): You should be seen by a competent endocrinologist. You should have a t3, t4, and TSH thyroid battery of blood tests. You may want to have an ultraso... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kaplan
Endocrinology 45 years experience
Biofeedback: I have used biofeedback to control headaches for years. I imagine myself holding ice cubes in my outstetched hands and it reduced my blood pressure a... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kaplan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kaplan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 1977MD
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