Evan Kaplan, OD, MS
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036


Dr. Evan Kaplan is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Clinical Science department. He received his BA from Washington University in St. Louis, and both his OD and MS from SUNY Optometry. Dr. Kaplan joined the College in 1991.

In addition to his current position, Dr. Kaplan has served as a Clinical Instructor, Chief of Contact Lens Specialty Service, Medical Director of the Laser Eye Institute and Section Chief of the Cornea and Contact Lens Service.

In addition to his responsibilities with the College, Dr. Kaplan is on the Attending Staff at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he serves as the Director of Contact Lens Services. He also is a partner in a private group practice in the Bronx.

Professional Groups

Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
Fellow of the International Association of Contact Lens Educators
Former President, current Board of Directors member, New York Academy of Optometry
Member, New York State Optometric Association
Member, American Optometric Association
Member, Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Member, Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists