Dr. Brian Kaplan sees patients in these Fertility Centers of Illinois locations: Highland Park and Chicago/River North

Dr. Kaplan completed both his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a two-year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in Chicago. He has numerous published articles and has presented topics, nationally and internationally in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). He has been honored every year since 1999 by Castle Connelly on the list of “Best Doctors” in Chicago and America.  Dr. Kaplan’s expertise and passion is in IVF, Preimplantation Genetic Screening, Egg Donation, Gestational Surrogacy, and Egg Freezing in the global marketplace.

Dr. Kaplan’s philosophy has emphasized the concept of an individualized approach providing the patients all the options that are available with expertise and experience in absolute state-of-the-art technology. Dr. Kaplan’s passion and personal approach has characterized his reputation for over 20 years.

Medical School
Doctor of Medicine: University of Witswatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1976-1981

Affiliated hospitals of University of Witswatersrand, 1982-1983

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, 1984-1988

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, 1988-1990

Hospital Privileges
900 North Michigan Surgery Center
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Ambulatory SurgiCenter Downers Grove
Northshore Evanston Hospital
Northshore Glenbrook Hospital
Northshore Highland Park Hospital
Northshore Skokie Hospital

Special Awards
Top Doctors in America, Castle Connolly — 2000-2012, 2017
Top Doctor- Best Infertility in Chicago, TopTierMD — 2009-present.
Patients’ Choice Award — 2008-2012.
Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society of U.S.A., University of Chicago — 1987

Media Appearances

Oocyte Donation  – CBS News, 1994
Bill and Giuliana Reality Show, 2010
Infertility with Catie Keough – 24/7 Chicago: Secrets of the City-NBC
“Transgender Couple Shares Pregnancy Journey in Hopes of Inspiring Others” on NBC 5 News, 2019

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Dr. Kaplan was featured on The Balancing Act talking about Laurie's egg freezing, genetic testing, and IVF journey.

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NBC 5 Chicago: Transgender Couple Having Baby

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Tribute to Dr. Brian Kaplan: Path2Parenthood Honoree for Illuminations Chicago 2016