Richard A Kaplan, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Nephrology

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Richard A Kaplan, MD

Specialty: Pediatric Nephrology

Independent practitioner Advocate Medical Group provider

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Primary location

1675 Dempster Street

3rd Floor

Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Office: 847-318-9330

Fax: 847-723-9051

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3232 Lake Avenue

2nd Floor

Wilmette, IL 60091

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Meet Richard A Kaplan, MD

About me



  • Residency: Indiana University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Children's Mercy Hospital
  • Residency: Stanford University - Gme
  • Internship: Stanford University
  • Medical School: University of Chicago

Board certifications

  • Pediatric Nephrology

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Children's Hospital - Oak Lawn
  • Advocate Children's Hospital - Park Ridge
  • Advocate Christ Medical Center
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 67 patient ratings.


May 23, 2020 6:19 PM

Dr Richard Kaplan is a great doctor, who made us feel alot better about my childs health...he is so caring and very glad I got his appointment...he is very detailed and spents enough time in understanding...

March 22, 2020 7:53 AM

Dr Kaplan and staff are wonderful! Dr Kaplan always takes his time with X and answers all my questions.

March 14, 2020 12:21 PM

the doctor is amazing and is very easy to talk to.

March 14, 2020 12:21 PM

the overall experience was great

February 24, 2020 7:55 PM

Dr. Kaplan was my child Dr. since birth,he's been an amazing MD to my son. we are thankful for him for see my son annually to check his health.

January 13, 2020 2:56 PM

Dr. Kaplan was awesome. Unfortunately, when I first called he didn't have an available appointment slot till May 26. The nurse from my pediatrician had to call to get me an appointment.

November 28, 2019 10:19 AM

Dr. kaplan is great and knew exactly what was needed to help figure out the probems our daughter was having and he knew the appropriate next steps and procedures she needed in order to figure out exactly what was wrong

November 28, 2019 10:19 AM

very helpful and thourogh

July 28, 2019 7:00 PM

amazing experience no complaints

May 5, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Kaplan and his staff are wonderful to work with and I have never had a bad experience with any of them.

April 29, 2019 7:00 PM

Very nice and attentive. Gave a lot of information.

March 10, 2019 7:00 PM

The whole visit went smoothly!

December 16, 2018 6:00 PM

There are always two receptionists in front taking patients; only have some concern the receptionists at front desk ask information (private) right where other patients can hear. Should be separated like lab area intake.

November 11, 2018 6:00 PM

Love Dr. Kaplan - is always listening and helping!

September 9, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent experience. Dr Kaplan treats our fsmily like friends, not just his patient. He is very knowledgeable and honest about my child's condition, and helps my son make the best out if his condition. He is thorough and sympathetic.

August 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Kaplan is very thorough and an outstanding physician.

July 15, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Kaplan was an excellent doctor to talk to about my newborn's medical condition. He was patient, listened to our questions and answered everyone of them in simple easy to understand language and made us feel confident that we were doing the right thing for our child.

June 25, 2018 7:00 PM


May 6, 2018 7:00 PM

This vizit was perfect. Amazing doctor and his team. Good service, good staff! Very good hospital! I'm glad to see such a perfect doctor!

April 1, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Richard Kaplan is the best. We love working with him and would recommend him to anyone.

February 11, 2018 6:00 PM

I liked Dr Kaplan because he understands that some of the news here shares isn't always the best but you can tell he genuinely cares

January 30, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Kaplan is always very thorough, attentive and punctual. I feel that he treats my child the way he would care/treat his own children and this makes me feel confident in his care.

January 15, 2018 6:00 PM

The doctor seemed convinced that we were there about bed wetting and that was our only concern, so he spent the bulk of the hour addressing that. However, I told him multiple times that bed wetting was not our primary concern. I felt as if he wasn't listening to us.

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