Bernard S. Kaplan, MBBCh, FAAP

Areas of Expertise: Hemolytic-uremic syndromes, Polycystic kidney diseases, Genetic kidney diseases, Renal tubular disorders, Nephrotic syndromes, Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, Chronic kidney diseases, In-utero kidney malformations
Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-2449

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MBBCh - University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

    Internship

    Medicine and Surgery - Coronation Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Pediatrics - Transvaal Memorial Hospital for Children, Johannesburg, South Africa

    Residency

    Pediatrics - Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Pediatrics - Transvaal Memorial Hospital for Children, Johannesburg, South Africa

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Nephrology - The Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    Board Certification

    Pediatrics
    Pediatrics/Nephrology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    2005

    Kaplan BS, Meyers, KEC. Pediatric nephrology and urology. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2005.

    1992

    Kaplan BS, Trompeter RS, Moake J. Hemolytic uremic syndrome and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. New York:  Marcel Dekker, Inc.; 1992.

    Chapters

    2009

    Kaplan BS,Green C,Baluarte HJ,Meyers KEC. Ethical challenges in pediatric dialysis and kidney transplantation. In: Ravitsky V, Fiester A, Caplan AL, editors. The Penn Center guide to bioethics. New York: Springer Publishing Company; 2009. p. 499-508.

    2006

    Copelovitch L, Meyers K, Kaplan BS. Acute renal failure. In: Docimo S, Canning D, Khoury A, editors. The Kilalis-King-Belman textbook of clinical pediatric urology. 5th ed. London: Informa Healthcare; 2006.

    Papers

    2012

    Kangovi S, Edwards M, Woloszynek S, Mitra N, Feldman H, Kaplan BS, et al. Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors in pediatric focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Pediatr Nephrol. 2012 May;27(5):813-9. Epub 2011 Nov 25. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22116578. Read the abstract

    2011

    Ruebner R, Russo P, Kaplan BS. Nephrotic syndrome presenting in a patient with primary Sjögren's syndrome-answers. Pediatr Nephrol. 2011 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print]. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22038203. No abstract available

    Ruebner R, Russo P, Kaplan BS. Nephrotic syndrome presenting in a patient with primary Sjögren's syndrome: questions. Pediatr Nephrol. 2011 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print]. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22038202. No abstract available

    Banerjee R, Hersh AL, Newland J, Beekmann SE, Polgreen PM, Bender J, et al. Streptococcus pneumoniae-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome among children in North America. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Sep;30(9):736-9. Epub 2011 Mar 28. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21772230. Read the abstract

    Srinivasan A, Krishnamurthy G, Fontalvo-Herazo L, Nijs E, Meyers K, Kaplan B, et al. Spectrum of renal findings in pediatric fibromuscular dysplasia and neurofibromatosis type 1. Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Mar;41(3):308-16. Epub 2010 Oct 16. Cited in Pub Med; PMID 20953597. Read the abstract

    2010

    Srinivasan A, Krishnamurthy G, Fontalvo-Herazo L, Nijs E, Keller MS, Meyers K, et al. Angioplasty for renal artery stenosis in pediatric patients: an 11-year retrospective experience. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 Nov;21(11):1672-80. Epub 2010 Sep 29. Cited in PubMed. PMID 20884235. Read the abstract

    Copelovitch, L and Kaplan BS. An expanded syndrome of dRTA with hearing loss, hyperoxaluria and beta2-microglobulinuria. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation Plus. 2010 Oct; 3(5):439-442.

    Salerno AE, Marsenic O, Meyers KE, Kaplan BS, Hellinger JC. Vascular involvement in tuberous sclerosis. Pediatr Nephrol. 2010 Aug;25(8):1555-61. Epub 2010 Mar 13. Cited in PubMed. PMID 20229188. Read abstract

    Kopac M, Casale P, Kaplan BS. Clinical quiz. Page kidney in an adolescent with recent onset of hypertension and slightly decreased renal function. Ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Pediatr Nephrol. 2010 May;25(5):847-51. Epub 2009 Aug 12. Cited in PubMed. PMID 19672631. Read the abstract

    Copelovitch, L and Kaplan BS. Streptococcus pneumoniae--associated hemolytic uremic syndrome: classification and the emergence of serotype 19A. Pediatrics. 2010 Jan;125(1):e174-82. Epub 2009 Dec 21. Cited in PubMed. PMID 20026500. Read the abstract

    Posters and Presentations

    2011

    Kaplan B. ARPKD-ADPKD in utero. Update on Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment of Fetal Anomalies. The Union League of Philadelphia; 2011 Mar 17; Philadelphia, PA.
     

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial positions

    Editorial board

    1997-present, Pediatric Nephrology

    Reviewer

    Journal American Society Nephrology
    Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Mayo Clinic Proceedings
    American Journal Medical Genetics
    American Journal Kidney Diseases
    Critical Care Medicine
    Journal of Pediatrics
    Clinical Pediatrics
    Nephron
    New England Journal Medicine
    Pediatric Nephrology
    Pediatric Emergency Care
    Pediatrics
    Developmental Pharmacology
    Kidney International