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Barry Kaplan, MD, wearing a green and blue tie
Executive Director, Cardiology Services and Senior Vice President of Cardiology, Central and Eastern Regions
Northwell Health

Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

As executive director, Barry Kaplan, MD, oversees Northwell's cardiology services. He is also senior vice president of cardiology for the health system's Central and Eastern Regions and co-director of the Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital at North Shore University Hospital.  

He joined the health system in 1996 as an interventional cardiologist at NSUH after training at one of the most prestigious interventional cardiology training programs in the country. Dr. Kaplan was promoted to director of the catheterization labs at LIJ in 1999, and he moved his clinical practice form LIJ to NSUH in 2013 when he assumed the role of NSUH’s chief of cardiology.

Board certified in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology, Dr. Kaplan has focused on specialized inpatient care for cardiovascular patients. He has published extensively in several cardiology journals, written numerous book chapters and has presented his work at many national meetings. He is an assistant professor of medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Kaplan earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and received his medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel. He completed a residency in internal medicine from the New York University School of Medicine, a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and a second fellowship in interventional cardiology at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.