Carolyn Ruth Kaplan, MD

Cirriculum Vitae

2015-presentOwner, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Group
Faculty Appointments
2000-2015Director, In Vitro Fertilization, Georgia Reproductive Specialists
1998-presentAssistant Clinical Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Emory University School of Medicine
1993- 1998Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Emory University School of Medicine
1996-1997Director, In Vitro Fertilization
Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility
The Emory Clinic, Inc.
1990-1993Assistant Clinical Professor
UCLA School of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1989-1993Attending Staff
Santa Monica Hospital
Santa Monica, California
1989-1993Attending Staff
St. John's Hospital
Santa Monica, California
1990-1993Provisional Staff
Century City Hospital
Los Angeles, California
1987-1989Assistant Clinical Instructor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas

Northside Hospital, Atlanta
Georgia DeKalb Medical Center, Decatur
Georgia Piedmont Hospital

Personal Data
Address3193 Howell Mill Road NW
Suite 209
Atlanta, GA 30327
Telephone(404) 370-1817
Facsimile(404) 591-8909
Birth DateJune 22, 1957
Birth PlaceDallas, Texas

Certifications and Licensures

Georgia Medical License: 37844

1990American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1992American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology
2000Re-certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology
2000Re-certification in Reproductive Endocrinology
2001 to presentYearly Maintenance of Certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology
2001 to presentYearly Maintenance of Certification in Reproductive Endocrinology

1974-1979University of Texas at Austin, Degree: BA
1979-1983M.D.: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
Dallas, Texas

Post Graduate
1983-1987Residency - Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas
1987-1989Fellowship - Reproductive Endocrinology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas

Specialty Board

Reproductive Endocrinology: 1992

Manuscript Reviewer
1992-2003Adhoc Reviewer, Fertility and Sterility

1990 to presentMember - Society for Reproductive Endocrinologists
1990 to presentFellow - American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2013 to presentMember – Society for Reproductive Immunology
1987 to presentMember - American Society for Reproductive Medicine
1985 to presentMember - American Medical Women's Association
1985 to presentMember - American Medical Association
1995-2004Member - Georgia Chapter of RESOLVE Advisory Board
1994 to presentMember - Atlanta OB-GYN Society
1997Member - Poster Committee 1997 ASRM Meeting on Assisted Reproductive Technologies
and Reproductive Laboratory Technologies
1989-1997Member - Los Angeles County Medical Women's Association
1993-1997Member - Los Angeles County Medical Society

Grants and Contracts
Source of Support:Wyeth-Ayerst
Project Title:Heart and Estrogen-Progestin Replacement Study in Gynecology (HERS)
Co-Principal Investigator:Carolyn Kaplan, M.D.
Project Period:7/1/95 - 12/31/98
Source of Support:Wyeth-Ayerst
Project Title:An Open Label MultiCenter Study to Determine the Efficacy and Safetyof a 21 Day Monophasic
Oral Contraceptive Preparation of Levonorgestrel 100 mg and Ethinyl Estradiol 20 mg
Principal Investigator:Carolyn Kaplan, M.D.
Project Period:8/19/94 - 3/31/97

March 2014Moderator, World Symposium on Endometriosis
Endometriomas, Endometriosis and Reproductive Outcomes. Atlanta, Georgia
March 2014Kennesaw State University School of Nursing: Women and Health Infertility Update. Atlanta, Georgia
Aug 2011DeKalb Medical, CME Presentation: Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients: New Options for Women. Atlanta, Georgia
June 2011Invited speaker, MEGA Family Project: Getting Pregnant After 30. Atlanta, Georgia
May 2008Atlanta Medical Center, Grand Rounds: Hormone Replacement Therapy
April 2008Oncology Nurses Association, Athens, GA: Cancer and Fertility Preservation
July 2007Atlanta Medical Center, Grand Rounds: Osteoporosis Update
Nov 2006Atlanta Medical Center, Grand Rounds: Ultrasound in Reproductive Medicine
April 2005Atlanta Medical Center, Grand Rounds: Hysterosalpingogram
July 2004Atlanta Medical Center, Grand Rounds: Basic Infertility Evaluation
April 2003Atlanta Medical Center, Grand Rounds: Osteoporosis and Hormone Therapy
July 2002Atlanta Medical Center, Grand Rounds: Ovulation Induction
March, July 2001 Atlanta Medical Center, Grand Rounds: Hormone Replacement
July 13, 1999Emory University, Internal Medicine Board Review Course, Gonadal Disorders. Atlanta, Georgia
Dec 12, 1998Emory University, Osteoporosis and Bone Densitometry
Estrogen Agonists and Antagonists. Atlanta, Georgia
Nov 24, 1998Dekalb General Hospital, Low Dose Oral Contraceptives
Risks and Benefits. Atlanta, Georgia
April 23, 1998Emory University, Osteoporosis & Bone Densitometry
Estrogen Agonists and Antagonists. Atlanta, Georgia
Dec 13, 1997Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Osteoporosis & Bone Densitometry: Estrogen (How To Dose, Progestins, Tamoxifen, New Estrogen)
Sept 23, 1997Osler Institute, Dunwoody, Georgia, Obstetrics and Gynecology Board Review Course. Prolactin Disorders
Sept 18, 1997Invited speaker to Nursing Perspectives XVII, Helen, Georgia
The New Low Dose Oral Contraceptives and Postpartum Use
Aug 20, 1997Emory University School of Nursing, Laparoscopic Procedures Relating to Infertility
May 15, 1997Gwinnett Hospital System, Department of Family Practice: Hormone Replacement Therapy in 1997
May 3, 1997Invited speaker to Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, Osteoporosis & Bone Density: Estrogen & Bone Density
March 12, 1997Invited speaker to Temple Sinai, Atlanta, Georgia: Ask the Doctor
Feb 4, 1997Invited speaker to Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Fayette, Georgia: Hormone Replacement Therapy
Jan 21, 1997Invited speaker to RESOLVE of Georgia Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia
Indications, Actions and Side Effects of Infertility Drugs: What to Expect
April 10, 1996OB/GYN Resident Conference, Georgia Baptist Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
Anovulation and Clomiphene Citrate Therapy
March 4-12, 1996Invited speaker to the Twenty-first Annual Snow Job in Gynecology and Obstetrics
"Contemporary Approach to the Infertility Couple" and "Ovulation Induction for the 90's"
Nov 2-7, 1996Invited speaker for American Society of Reproductive Medicine 51st Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts
Postgraduate Course: Osteoporosis: New Diagnostic Techniques and Treatment Modalities
Sept 22, 1995Invited speaker to Southern Saw Service, L.P. Visiting Nurse Health System, Atlanta, Georgia
Lunch and Learn Program: Hormone Replacement Therapy
Nov 5-11, 1994Invited speaker for American Fertility Society 50th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas
Roundtable Combination Medical Surgical Therapy for Endometriosis
Oct 6-8, 1994Invited speaker to Association of Reproductive Health Professionals 31st Annual Meeting
Reproductive Health '94: The Continuing Clinical Challenge Atlanta, Georgia
Advances in Assisted Reproductive Technology
March 18, 1993Invited speaker to Public Education Meeting, Santa Monica Hospital, SantaMonica, California
Postmenopausal Pregnancy
Oct 2-3, 1992Invited speaker to the UCLA Operative Laparoscopy Course: Instrumentation and Operating Room Organization
May 7, 1992Invited speaker to Public Education Meeting, Santa Monica Hospital
Santa Monica, California: Oocyte Donation and Postmenopausal Pregnancy
Jan 1992Invited speaker to the Los Angeles chapter of RESOLVE: Infertility Surgery
Nov 1991Resident Teaching Conference, Santa Monica Hospital Family Practice Residency: The Infertility Evaluation
Jan 1990Invited speaker to the Los Angeles Endometriosis Association: New Advances in Treating Endometriosis

1Sills ES, Conway SC, Kaplan CR, Perloe M, Tucker MJ: First successful case of in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer with venom immunotherapy for hymenoptera sting allergy. Clin Mol Allergy. 2004 Oct 19;2(1):11.
2Sills ES, Perloe M, Kaplan CR, Tucker MJ: Laparoscopic approach to an uncommon adnexal neoplasm associated with infertility: serous cystadenofibroma of the fallopian tube. J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc. 2003 Nov;10(4):545-7.
3Sills ES, Perloe M, Kaplan CR, Schlegel PN, Palermo GD: Bilateral orchiectomy for the surgical treatment of complete androgen insensitivity syndrome: patient outcome after 1 year of follow-up. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2003 Jun;13(3):193-7.
4Sills ES, Sweitzer CL, Morton PC, Perloe M, Kaplan CR, Tucker MJ: Dizygotic twin delivery following in vitro fertilization and transfer of thawed blastocysts cryopreserved at day 6 and 7. Fertil Steril. 2003 Feb;79(2):424-7.
5Sills ES, Perloe M, Kaplan CR, Sweitzer CL, Morton PC, Tucker MJ: Case Report: Uncomplicated pregnancy and normal singleton delivery after surgical excision of heterotopic (cornual) pregnancy following in vitro fertilization/embryo transfer. Abstract Volume 266 Issue 3 (2002) pp 181-184. Springer Link: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics DOI 10.1007/s00404-001-0266-3.
6Sills, ES, Sholes TE, Perloe M, Kaplan CR, Davis JG, Tucker MJ: Characterization of a novel receptor mutation A!T at exon 4 in complete androgen insensitivity syndrome and a carrier sibling via bidirectional polymorphism sequence analysis. Int J Mol Med. 2002 Jan; 9(1):45-8.
7Sills ES, Perloe M, Tucker MJ, Kaplan CR, Genton MG, Schattman GL: Diagnostic and treatment characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome: descriptive measurements of patient perception and awareness from 657 confidential self-reports. BMC Womens Health. 2001;1(1):3.
8Chapter in: Operative Techniques in Gynecologic Surgery: Conservative Surgery for Endometriosis; David L. Olive, M.D., editor, Vol. 2, No. 2, April 1997.
9Carolyn R. Kaplan, M.D. Workup of Infertility: Diagnosis and Treatment of Anovulation. The Female Patient, March 1996, 21:35-42.
10Foreword In: Making the Estrogen Decision. Gretchen Henkel (author) RGA Publishing Group, Inc., 1992.
11Hill DL, Kuyt F, Vogel M, Kaplan C: Delivered twins from electroejaculation and tubal embryo transfer. J In Vitro Fert Embryo Transfer 8:196-298, 1991.
12Kaplan CR, Koong MK, Olive DL, Riehl RM, Burns WN, Groff TR and Schenken RS: Effects of clomiphene citrate and leuprolide acetate on luteal-phase hyperprolactinemia during ovarian stimulation with menopausal gonadotropins. J In Vitro Fert Embryo Transfer 8:308-313, 1991.
13Kaplan CR, Groff TR and Olive DL: Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome following a leuprolide-human menopausal gonadotropin GIFT cycle. Infertility 12:127-132, 1990.
14Kaplan CR and Schenken RS: Endocrine Physiology. In: The Female Breast and Its Disorders: Essentials of Diagnosis and Management. Mitchell GA and Bassett L (Ed.), Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1990, 22-44.
15Kaplan CR, Eddy CA, Olive DL and Schenken RS: Effect of ovarian endometriosis on ovulation in rabbits. Am J Obstet Gynecol 160:40-44, 1989.
16Kaplan CR, Olive DL, Sabella V, Asch RH, Balmaceda JP, Riehl RM, Groff TR, Burns WN and Schenken RS: Gamete intrafallopian transfer versus superovulation with intrauterine insemination for the treatment of infertility. J In Vitro Fert Embryo Transfer 6:298-304. 1989.
17Kaplan CR. Kaplan CR and Schenken RS: Combination medical and surgical treatment. In: Endometriosis: Contemporary Concepts in Clinical Management. Schenken RS (Ed.). JB Lippincott Co.. Philadelphia. 1989. 279-292.