Gary Kaplan, DO

/Gary Kaplan, DO
Gary Kaplan, DO

About Gary Kaplan, DO

Gary Kaplan, D.O. is the founder and medical director of the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine and author of Total Recovery: A Revolutionary New Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Pain and Depression. A pioneer and leader in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Kaplan is one of only 19 physicians in the country to be board-certified in both Family Medicine and Pain Medicine. Dr. Kaplan is a Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and serves on the Advisory Committee to Health and Human Services for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. To read Dr. Kaplan's complete bio, click here.

Is Depression Ever Just Depression?

A modified model for understanding depression and anxiety ought to involve a whole person, integrative approach. by Gary Kaplan, DO Article reprinted from US News and World Reports, May 12, 2015 Public acts of violence seem to fill the news media streams these days and are typically followed by outcries for greater access to mental [...]

Treating The Pain of Peripheral Neuropathy

Q: I have moderate to severe neuropathy below both knees and some tingling and numbness in both hands. Exercise exacerbates my condition and my legs can be painful. I need to exercise to lose weight and manage my diabetes and blood pressure. I'm concerned about taking gabapentin due to it can cause nerve damage with [...]

WatchPAT Sleep Disorder Detector

There is nothing as refreshing as a good night's sleep. On the other hand, the consequences of insufficient or poor quality sleep are profound and may include: impairment of memory, learning, and concentration; increased irritability; poor performance at work; marital discord; higher pain sensitivity; weakened immunity against illness; a higher risk for developing obesity, cardiovascular [...]

3 Reasons to Include Turmeric In Your Diet

Native to southwest India, and known for its radiant golden color and unique taste, turmeric has been used as a culinary herb for thousands of years, and is found in abundance in many Indian dishes, especially curries. But it is its role as a healing herb that has caused scientists to take a closer look [...]

5 Tips To Help You Manage Your Medications

The next time you visit your doctor you’ll most likely leave with a prescription in hand. For every ailment there is a recommended treatment. Whether it’s an antibiotic to treat an infection, a statin to control cholesterol, or even a simple daily aspirin to reduce the risk of heart attack, we take these medications and [...]

CES 2015 | Wearable Brain Imaging Device – NIRSIT-PF1

Wonsun Chung, CEO of OBELab, explains how their product, NIRSIT-PF1, is changing the future of brain imaging. This wearable brain imaging device is fully wireless & portable and allows real-time measurement of cognitive changes in the prefrontal cortex. To watch more videos from Dr. Kaplan's CES & Wearable Data series, click here. [...]