Dr. Kaplan is Board Certified by the American Board of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, in addition to the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is licensed to practice medicine in Tennessee and Georgia. As the first local certified allergist, Dr. Kaplan established the Chattanooga Allergy Clinic in 1975. He received his undergraduate degree from Emory University and doctorate of medicine from the Medical College of Georgia. Three years of residency in internal medicine was completed at the Medical College of Georgia Hospitals. Dr. Kaplan then completed a two-year fellowship-training program in pediatric and adult allergy and immunology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. As a volunteer he served in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1975. He is on staff at Erlanger/UT College of Medicine as a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and is Chief of the Allergy Section. Dr. Kaplan is a member of both the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology and the American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Kaplan and his wife, Susan, enjoy spending time with their two children and five grandchildren.