Lee Kaplan, M.D., is the director of the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute and a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon. He is also the Petra and Stephen Levin Endowed Chair in Sports Medicine, and a Professor of Orthopaedics, Biomedical Engineering, and Kinesiology and Sports Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Kaplan is a renowned specialist in sports-related knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries, and arthroscopic surgery. He earned his undergraduate degree from John Hopkins University, fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh and completed his residency at University of Miami Hospital. Dr. Kaplan received his medical degree from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Kaplan is the Medical Director of the University of Miami Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Medical Director and Team Physician for the Miami Marlins.