Specializing in cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Kaplan has treated patients from around the country in his Fort Lauderdale office. He is skilled and talented in an array of procedures. Patients trust his ability to provide beautiful results whether they are seeking a facelift, rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty or liposuction as well as numerous breast procedures including breast augmentation, breast reconstruction, breast reduction and breast implants revision surgery. Additionally, Dr. Kaplan also specializes in the removal of different types of potentially dangerous skin lesions including cysts, hypertrophic and keloid scars and skin cancer lesions.
Dr. Kaplan also provides several non-surgical treatments to patients who visit his Fort Lauderdale office such as Botox, Latisse, Radiesse, Restylane and laser resurfacing. He believes in staying on top of recent developments in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery so as to bring state-of-the-art treatment to his patients.
In addition to treating patients in this country, Dr. Kaplan also thinks globally. He performed numerous surgeries and other medical treatments during the six-month period he worked in Haiti as the Chief of Surgery for the United Nations Mission to Haiti. He has also provided treatment to people living in Guatemala, Paraguay and Peru as the Officer in Charge for Medical Readiness Training Exercises.
In March of 2003, COL Kaplan was deployed as part of the team for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Never missing a chance to do good for others around the world, Dr. Kaplan has helped the organizations World Journey of Hope and Operation Smile by performing life-changing cleft palate and cleft lip surgeries.
Fort Lauderdale plastic surgeon Chance T. Kaplan, M.D., F.A.C.S., grew up in Montclair, New Jersey, after being born in Wurzburg, Germany. He attended South Carolina’s The Citadel Military College and earned his undergraduate degree there. In 1982, following his graduation, he began his service as a Medical Service Corps officer in the U.S. Army. Through the U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Program, he was able to attend The Medical University of South Carolina.
Dr. Kaplan’s training then took him to Miami Beach, Florida, where he completed his residency in general surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Following this residency, Dr. Kaplan went on to Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, where he completed his plastic surgery fellowship.
Once Dr. Kaplan’s medical training was complete, he worked in El Paso, Texas, serving as the Chief of Plastic Surgery from 1994 to 1997 at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. In November of 1996, the American Board of Plastic Surgery granted Dr. Kaplan his board certification. He returned to Florida in 1997 and established his Fort Lauderdale private practice.
Currently, Dr. Kaplan remains an officer in the United States Army Reserve, which allows his talents in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery to remain available to the men and women who serve in our armed forces as well as men and women serving with our allies.
People who are seeking to make positive changes in their lives through plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery are coming to Fort Lauderdale from around the country to seek the skill and talents of Dr. Chance T. Kaplan. In addition to Dr. Kaplan’s expertise and experience in such a challenging surgical field, he also brings warmth and compassion to the patients who come to his Fort Lauderdale office. Dr. Kaplan understands that the decision to seek plastic or reconstructive surgery is never an easy one, and he demonstrates an ability to listen carefully and understand the needs and goals of his patients.
To schedule a cosmetic surgery consultation with Dr. Chance T. Kaplan, please call our Fort Lauderdale office at 954-772-1069.
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