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Howard S. Caplan, MD

Howard S. Caplan, MD Non-Penn Medicine Provider

Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Dr. Caplan is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Plastic Surgery, 1978

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Age Spot Laser Removal
  • Aging Skin Treatment
  • Ankle Liposuction
  • Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Blepharoplasty - Eyelid Lift
  • Body Fat Injection
  • Body Liposuction
  • Bone Graft
  • BOTOX® for Wrinkles
  • Breast Enlargement (Augmentation)
  • Breast Implants
  • Breast Lift Surgery (Mastopexy)
  • Brow Lift - Coronal Incision
  • Burn Reconstruction
  • Buttock Augmentation
  • Buttock Lift
  • Buttocks Liposuction
  • Calf Implants
  • Canthoplasty - Correct Eye Angle
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Cheek Contouring Surgery
  • Cheek Liposuction (Malar)
  • Cheiloplasty - Decrease Lip Size
  • Chemical Peel - Wrinkles
  • Chemical Peel for Acne Scars
  • Chest Implants - Pectoral
  • Chest Wall Resection
  • Chin Liposuction
  • Chin Surgery (Genioplasty)
  • Cleft Lip Repair
  • Cleft Palate Repair
  • CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Collagen Implant Injections
  • Congenital Hand Deformities
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Lip Surgery
  • Cosmetic Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Crows Feet - CO2 Laser
  • Dermabrasion - Acne Scars/Craters
  • Dermabrasion - Wrinkles
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermis Fat Graft (Full Lips)
  • Dermis Fat Graft (Wrinkles)
  • Deviated Septum
  • Deviated Septum (Septoplasty) Surgery
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Droopy Eyelid
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Ear Pinning Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Endoscopic Breast Augmentation
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Endoscopic Face Lift - Middle Face
  • Endoscopic Forehead Lift
  • Eye Tumors
  • Eyelid Blepharoplasty
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Facial Fat Injection
  • Facial Lesions
  • Facial Nerve Grafts
  • Facial Nerve Rejuvenation
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fat Injections - Wrinkles
  • Flap - Muscle/Tissue Replacement
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Genioplasty (Chin Implants)
  • Glomus Tumors (Glomangioma)
  • Hand Deformities
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Injury
  • Hand Tumors
  • Hip and Lower Extremities Liposuction
  • Inverted Nipple Surgery
  • Jaw - Mandibular Augmentation
  • Jaw Augmentation (Implants)
  • Joint Replacement
  • Keloid Scar Removal
  • Knee Liposuction
  • Laser Face Lift Surgery (Rhytidectomy)
  • Laser Therapy for Benign Skin Tumors
  • Liposuction - Power Assisted
  • Love Handles Liposuction
  • Malar Augmentation (Cheek)
  • Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia)
  • Malignant Melanoma
  • Mastoplexy (Breast Lift)
  • Melanoma Removal Surgery
  • Mid-Face Lift
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Neck Masses and Lumps
  • Neck Reconstruction
  • Nerve Repair
  • Neuroma
  • Nose Reconstruction Surgery
  • Nose Surgery - Cosmetic
  • Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Obstructive Airway Disease
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
  • Parotid Surgery (Parotidectomy)
  • Pectoral Implants
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Ptosis
  • Removal of Skin Growths
  • Rhinoplasty With SMR Breathing
  • Saggy Eyelids
  • Saggy Upper Arm
  • Sensory Neuropathy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laceration Repair
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Tags Removal
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stomach and Abdomen Liposuction
  • Tendon Transfers
  • Thighs and Knees Liposuction
  • Tissue Grafts
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Ultrasonic Liposuction
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Wound Complications
  • Wrinkles - Laser
  • Wrist Tendonitis
  • Zyderm Collagen Implantation

Practice Locations and Appointments

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Caplan is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

301 S 8th
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)