Desmond Kaplan MD FAPA

Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry

Board Certified: Psychiatry, Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry

Desmond Kaplan MD FAPA
Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry
1777 Reisterstown Road
Suite 50
Baltimore, MD 21208


667-225-6271   Fax

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30 Years

in practice



  • English
  • Hebrew

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Thank you for visiting my personal professional website! I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist and I treat children, adolescents and adults seeing individuals at my Baltimore office.

I also see patients via Telepsychiatry; sessions are encrypted and HIPAA-compliant.

I am currently accepting new patients. Kindly note we do not accept insurance. Receipts will be provided for out-of-network reimbursement.

For availability, phone consultations or other questions, please call the office manager, Barbara Whatley at 443-271-5320.

Desmond Kaplan MD treats patients in the Baltimore, Maryland area. Our office is just a short drive from Pikesville, Lochearn, Randallstown, Timonium, Towson, Woodlawn, Millford Mill, Catonsville, Arbutus and Ellicott City.

Work Experience

Faculty Appointments

  • Assistant Professor (part time)
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
    2016 - present

  • Assistant Professor
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Baltimore, MD
    1998 - 2001

  • Assistant Clinical Professor (part time)
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Baltimore, MD
    2004 - present

Military Service

  • Israeli Air Force Medical Corp
    1987 - 1989


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Kennedy Krieger Institute

  • Tel Aviv University
    Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry

  • University of Cape Town
    Faculty of Medicine


  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

  • Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry

  • Israel Board of Psychiatry

  • Israel Board of Child Psychiatry


  • American Psychiatric Association (APA)

Honors & Awards

  • Klingenstein Child Psychiatry Depression Fellowship
    1998 - 2000

  • IACAPAP Scholar
    Stockholm, Sweden


  • Sheppard Pratt Health System
    Towson, MD

  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Baltimore, MD

  • Johns Hopkins University Hospital
    Baltimore, MD

Accepted Insurances

  • Insurance is NOT accepted

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Payment Options

  • American Express
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Patient Education

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Peer Reviewed Data Based Articles

  • Application of a Rapid Automated Talairach Based Parcellation method to the Analysis of Pediatric Brain Volumes
    Psychiatry Research. Neuroimaging. 76:15-27
    1997 Fluvoxamine for Psychosis in Alzheimer's Disease

    D KapIan, MD; AM Liu, BS; MT Abrams, BA; AL Reiss, MD

  • The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
    February 2000, Vol. 189 - Issue 2: pp 126-129

    Levkovitz, Yechiel MD; Bloch, Yuval MD; Kaplan, Desmond MD; Diskin, Alex MD; Abramovitchi, Ilana, MD

  • Neuroanatomic Variation in Monozygotic Twin Pairs Discordant for the Narrow Phenotype for Autism
    American Journal Psychiatry, Mar 2004; 1611539-546
    Wendy R Kates; Courtney P Burnette; Stephan Eliez; Leslie Aababott Strunge; Desmond Kaplan; Rebecca Landa; Allan L. Reiss; Godfrey D Pearlson


Desmond Kaplan MD FAPA

Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry
1777 Reisterstown Road
Suite 50
Baltimore, MD 21208

Appointments: 443-271-5320
Fax: 667-225-6271

Sunday Closed
Monday 9:00 - 7:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 7:00
Wednesday 2:00 - 8:00
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 - 5:00
Saturday Closed