Dr. Kaplan is a graduate of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He completed his pediatric residency at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC and then trained at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. For the majority of Stuart’s career, he has dedicated his time navigating complex medical care and advocating for the care of adolescents and young adults in the oncology arena.
Before joining Veritas Collaborative, Dr. Kaplan was the Clinical Director of the After Completion of Therapy Clinic at St. Jude and was the CEO and former Medical Director of Camp Mak-A-Dream, a center in western Montana that hosts camps for children, teens, and young adults affected by cancer. He has served as the Co-Chair of the LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance, on the Medical Advisory Board Teen Cancer America founded by Roger Daltrey, and is on the Founding Emeritus Board of Critical Mass, a National Organization serving the needs of Young Adults with Cancer.
Stu has been honored to bring his passion for care and advocacy of adolescents and young adults to the eating disorders community at Veritas Collaborative, where he serves as Executive Director of the Child and Adolescent Program in North Carolina.