Alan Kaplan, MD

Alan Kaplan, MD, CCFP(EM), FCPC

Dr. Alan Kaplan is a Family Physician practicing in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
Dr. Kaplan serves on a number of boards in respiratory health, including:

  • Chairperson of the Family Physician Airways Group of Canada
  • Chairperson of the Respiratory Section of the College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • Board member of the International Primary Care Respiratory Group
  • President of the IPCRG 5th biannual world scientific meeting, “Making Every Breath Count” Toronto
  • Chair of the Council of Organizing Members of the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care

Dr. Kaplan’s extensive experience in respiratory health includes membership in:

  • Canadian Consensus Guidelines for Asthma, COPD and Sinusitis
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada to the SARS clinical working group (representative)
  • Canadian Network of Respiratory Care (past member)
  • Canadian COPD Alliance (past member)
  • Chronic Respiratory Disease Surveillance Advisory Committee – Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Health Canada Section on Allergy and Respiratory Therapies
  • Canadian Metropolitan Tuberculosis Subcommittee

In addition, Dr. Kaplan provides his expertise to a number of medical journals across the world, including:

  • International editor for the International Primary Care Respiratory Journal
  • International editor for the Italian Journal of Primary Care
  • Article reviewer for the Primary Care Respiratory Journal, the European Respiratory Journal and the Canadian Journal of Family Practice, among others

His non-respiratory medical interests include: Community Pain consultant, Palliative Care community physician and a Hospitalist in Brampton Civic Hospital.