Biography

Five Things to Know About Stuart L. Kaplan, M.D.

  1. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  2. He is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine.
  3. He was awarded the Outstanding Mental Health Professional of the Year by the National Alliance of the Mentally Ill, Saint Louis Chapter, in 1998.
  4. He has served as the Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at three major institutions, two of which were University medical schools.
  5. He is Board Certified in Child Psychiatry and Adult Psychiatry and served as an examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology 14 times.

More About Dr. Kaplan
Dr Kaplan was Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center, Executive Director of Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center, Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Saint Louis University, and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Director of Child Psychiatry residency training at the Penn State College of Medicine, where he served also as University Professor of Psychiatry.

Dr. Kaplan has authored over 100 scientific papers, book chapters, abstracts and national and international scientific presentations.  From 1996 to 2005 he was the principal investigator or co-principal investigator of 41 pharmaceutical industry funded child psychiatric clinical trials.  All of the proceeds of these trials went to the universities employing Dr. Kaplan. Dr. Kaplan has served on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, and the Hillside Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

Currently, Dr. Kaplan is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine and sees patients at the Philadelphia Mental Health Clinic at 1235 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 735-9379.  His current clinical interests in addition to pediatric bipolar disorder include ADHD, developmental disabilities, and anxiety disorders of childhood.