Lige Kaplan, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Lige Kaplan


Orthopedic Institute of the West
6950 E Chauncey Lane,
Phoenix, AZ 85054
Phone: 623-873-8565

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
72 Ratings


  • Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
  • Fellowship: Orthopedic Adult Reconstruction, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

About the Provider

Dr. Kaplan's focus is on the restoration of patient function and elimination of pain through advanced surgical techniques. His goal is to help you return to your normal lifestyle without limitations. Dr. Kaplan is an experienced, board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of arthritic conditions of the hip and knee including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post traumatic arthritis and avascular necrosis.

Dr. Kaplan has presented research throughout the country and authored several scientific peer-reviewed articles. He enjoys skiing, vintage jeep restoration and home improvement.

Special Interests

  • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Direct Superior Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Revision Total Hip Replacement
  • Revision Total Knee Replacement

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
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Care provider explanations of prob/condition
Care provider concern for questions/worries
Patients' confidence in Care provider
Care provider spoke using clear language


Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Jan 15, 2020
Jan 13, 2020
I have had 13 hip replacement surgeries & drs. who have said there was nothing more they could do for me. *Dr. Kaplan fixed my hip!
Jan 6, 2020
I couldn't possibly be any more relieved & pleased to be accepted into Dr. Kaplan's practice!
Jan 6, 2020
Excellent experience & I have the utmost of confidence in Dr. Lige Kaplan.
Jan 6, 2020
I have already referred a good friend of mine to consult with Dr. Kaplan.
Dec 17, 2019
Dr. Kaplan took the time to explain everything about my upcoming surgery.
Nov 30, 2019
*Dr. Kaplan was amazing - was very impressed with his skill.
Aug 17, 2019
Dr. Kaplan provided an attentive and thorough explanation of my condition and how the surgery works. He has a great disposition and a genuinity to his demeanor.
Aug 17, 2019
Absolutely proficient and at the same time down to earth!
Aug 17, 2019
Very well done!
Aug 16, 2019
everything went perfect. the staff was great and of course the doctor was as well
Aug 11, 2019
*Dr. Kaplan explained things to me - not only did he explain it but he showed me on the X-rays what he was talking about.
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