Dr. Caplan specializes in the treatment of cerebrovascular disorders of the brain, head, neck and spine, such as aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, arteriovenous fistulas, moyamoya disease, carotid artery stenosis and stroke. He is dual fellowship trained in both open cerebrovascular neurosurgery and endovascular neurosurgery, allowing him to offer patients the full spectrum of the latest surgical and endovascular techniques in treating these diseases. Dr. Caplan also focuses on treating acoustic neuromas and other tumors of the skull base, including meningiomas.
Dr. Caplan graduated with honors from the Johns Hopkins University with a degree in neuroscience, where he spent time in the Hunterian Neurological Surgery Research Laboratory. He then earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed his neurosurgery residency at Johns Hopkins, along with fellowships in cerebrovascular neurosurgery and endovascular neurosurgery, also at Johns Hopkins. He then completed an additional fellowship in endovascular neurosurgery at the University of Miami before returning to join the Johns Hopkins faculty.