University of Miami Athletics

Dr. Lee Kaplan

position

Team Medical Director

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 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.