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Fellowship Trained, Board Certified Addiction Medicine Specialist

Egg Harbor Township, NJ
October 14, 2018

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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey



University of Massachusetts, Amherst BA, BS,

Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Magna Cum Laude

Sept. 1969-May 1973

Faculte Catholique Libre de Medicine, Lille, France MS

July 1974- June 1976

University of Rochester School of Medicine

Rochester, New York, MD Sept.1976- May 1978

Post Graduate Training:

Surgical Intern and Resident, Montefiore Hospital /

Albert Einstein Medical Center,

Bronx, New York, July 1978- July 1980

Urological Surgery, Resident,

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

New York, New York July 1980- July 1981

Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center

Research Year/ Non Accredicted ABMS

Bronx, New York July 1981-July 1982

Anesthesiology Resident and Chief Resident,

New York University Medical Center,

New York, New York, July1982- July 1984

Fellow and Chief Fellow,

CardioThoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Cleveland Clinic Foundation,

Cleveland, Ohio, July 1984- July 1985

Pain Medicine Fellowhip,

St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center

New York, New York July 2002- Apri; 2003

* Hazelden/ Betty Ford Foundation Addiction Medicine Fellow, Attending Addiction

Medicine Specialist and Director, Pain Management Program, Betty Ford

Foundation October 2015-January 2017.

Professional Appointments:

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology,

Albert Einstein College Of Medicine,

Bronx, New York, July 1985- July 1986

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

Tufts University School of Medicine, ( BayState )

Boston, Massachusetts

July 1988- July 1989

Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

Cornell University School of Medicine

New York, New York July 1991- July 2000

Hospital Affiliation:

Attending Anesthesiologist,

Montefiore Hospital and Albert Einstein Medical Center,

Bronx, New York 1985-1986

Attending Anesthesiologist,

Mercy Hospital

Springfield, Massachusets July 1986- July 1988

Attending Anesthesiologist

BayState Medical Center

July 1988- July 1989

Attending Anesthesiologist

Hospital for Joint Diseases

July 1989- July 1991

Attending Anesthesiologist,

New York Hospital of Queens

Queens, New York, July 1991- July 2000

Attending Anesthesiologist,

North Shore University Hospital

Manhasset, New York, July 2000- July 2002

Pain Medicine Fellowship

St. Vincents Hospital/New York Medical Center

July 2002- April 2003

Medical Director, Hospice Inn, Hospice Care Network,

North Shore University Health Systems,

Melville, New York, May 2003- June 2004

Physician, Integrative Pain Medicine Group,

Bronx, New York, July 2004 -July 2006

Attending Anesthesiologist,

Atlanticare Regional Medical Center

Pomona and Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 2006- July 2015

Fellow, Attending Addiction Medicine Specialist and Director of the Pain Relief

Program, Betty Ford Foundation, October 2015- January 2017.

Medical Director, Las Vegas Recovery Center

January 2017- January 2018

Medical Licenses:

New York


New Jersey




Board Certified, American Board of Addiction Medicine 2014

Board Certified, American Board of Anesthesiology,1985

Academy Certified, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care 1996, 2001

General Certification in Pain Medicine, American Academy of Pain Management 1991-present

General Certification in Medical Acupuncture,

New York and California, 1999- present

Professional Society Membership:

American Academy of Pain Management

American Society of Addiction Medicine

American Society of Anesthesiology

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care

Honors and Awards

Best Doctors in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

in Pain/ Palliative Medicine/ End of Life Medicine,

New York Magazine, 1999-2001

Director, Pain and Palliative Medical Services,

New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens,

July 1991- July 2000

Member, National Pain Relief Advisory Committee,

American Cancer Society, 1996-2000. Atlanta, Ga.

EPEC (Education for Physician on End of Life Care) Training

Washington, D.C. Nov. 2000


Kaplan, B.Z., Opioid desensitization in a terminally ill cancer

patient in pain – physician assisted succor: pain management

and the terminally ill.

American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care

Tenth Annual Cancer Pain Edition, January 1994

Kaplan, B.Z., A 32 year old woman with endometrial cancer,

intractable crescendo pain, drug addiction and mental illness

in the context of inter-organizational conflict.

Journal of Opioid Management, January 2008


Many and varied concerning 1. Substance use disorders and addiction 2. traditional and alternative pain and symptom management


Dr. Seva Milov, OB/GYN, GYN Robotics

Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, Pomona, New Jersey

Telephone #: 609-***-****

Steven Eickelberg M.D. Former Medical Director, Betty Ford Foundation, Rancho Mirage. California 760-***-****

Joseph Skrajewski, Executive Director of Medical Education and Professional Services, Betty Ford Foundation, Rancho Mirage, California 760-***-****

Gisela Ghaemi, PhD. Executive Director, Pain Management Program, Betty Ford Foundation 760- 217-9781

John Seeland, JD. Former CEO, Las Vegas Recovery Center 772-***-****,

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