Joshua R. Kaplan, MD

Urology Section Chief, VA
Assistant Professor, Urology


Joshua R. Kaplan, M.D. is a practicing urologist at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, serving as Section Chief.  Dr. Kaplan is a graduate of Princeton University and attended medical school at the University of Michigan.  He completed his internship at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and urology residency at the Harvard Program in Urology.  Subsequently, Dr. Kaplan underwent fellowship training in robotic reconstruction and urologic oncology at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. 

His clinical and research interests include early identification and management of urologic malignancies; the application of technology to improve treatment for both benign prostate conditions and urologic cancer care; helping to train future generations of leaders in the field. 

When not engaged in patient care and teaching, Josh is most likely taking his young children skiing, or playing soccer.


VA Ann Arbor Section of Urology
Andrology, General and Community Urology

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests: Improving patient health through management of voiding disorders and early genitourinary cancer detection.

Research Interests: Genitourinary malignancies and benign disease of the upper urinary tract as well as the evaluation of the impact of minimally invasive surgical platforms with an overarching goal to improve the quality of urologic care.


Medical School/Training

  • University of Michigan, 2009


  • Harvard Program in Urology, 2014


  • Robotic Urologic Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery, Temple University, 2016

Board Certification

  • American Board of Urology

Web Sites

2215 Fuller Road, 112 U
Ann Arbor, MI  48105
(734) 936-7030