Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Dr Hilton Kaplan is a Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist in Claremont, Cape Town and consultant to the Chrysalis Obesity Clinic.

Senior Academy member CDE (Centres of Diabetes and Endocrinology- Diabetes Managed Care Program) (South Africa)

Accredited Insulin Pump Centre.

Active over many years running a clinical trial centre and is GCP (Good Clinical Practice) accredited.


Member of SEMDSA (Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes South Africa)

Member of the South African Clinical Endocrinologist Subgroup of SEMDSA

Member of South African Hypertension Society, LASSA (Lipid and Atherosclerosis Society South Africa), SASSO (South Africa Obesity Society), LIFEWORKS (Disability and Insurance Network)

Consultant physician to the Western Cape Child Welfare Adoption Board.

Has served on numerous Pharmaceutical Product Advisory Boards in South Africa.

Member on the Diabetes Education Advisory Panel, Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Education Institute, Paris (2008).

Regularly attends National and International Conferences and is actively involved locally in Continuing Medical Education, lecturing extensively and holding workshops and symposia on various topics especially in the field of Diabetes.

Reviewer for the Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa

Previously medical advisor to the Western Cape Diabetes Association

2007 Advanced course in Constant Glucose Monitoring, Medtronic, Switzerland.

2002 Postgraduate course in Endocrinology at Harvard University, Boston

1996 Sub-specialist registration Endocrinology

1988 M.Med (UCT) (Int.Med)

1987 Specialist private practice, Claremont, Cape Town

1986-1988 Senior Consultant, Hypertension Clinic, Groote Schuur Hospital

1986-1987 Consultant, Dept Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town

1984-1987 Senior Registrar, Endocrine Dept, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town

1983 FCP (SA) Internal Medicine

1981-1984 Registrar in Medicine, Baragwanath Hospital and Johannesburg General Hospital

1980 and 1981 Senior Medical Officer Emergency Unit, Johannesburg Hospital

1977 Internship, Johannesburg General Hospital

1976 MB BC h Wits University