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Robert S. Kaplinsky, MD, FACS

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Robert S. Kaplinsky, MD, FACS


7900 North Milwaukee Ave. , Suite 17
Niles, IL 60714



We take a compassionate approach to providing the best state-of-the-art urologic care for our patients.

Hospital Affiliations

Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
Holy Family Medical Center, Des Plaines, IL
Resurrection Hospital, Chicago, IL
St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL

Professional Affiliations

American Urological Association
Society for Urologic Oncology
North Central Section, American Urological Association
Chicago Urologic society
American Medical Association
Illinois State Medical Society
Chicago Medical Society
The Whitmore Society
Fellow American College of Surgeons


Instructor, Chicago Prostate Cancer Center


Diplomate, American Board of Urology
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Other Expertise

Erectile Dysfunction
Prostate Problems
Kidney Stones


Dr. Kaplinsky is a graduate of Williams College and the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He completed residencies in surgery and urology at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He continued his training as a fellow in urologic oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

He is board certified in urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Kaplinsky is a member of the Society for Urologic Oncology, the American Urologic Association, the Society for Robotic Surgeons, and the American Association of Clinical Urologists.

Dr. Kaplinsky has been in private practice for over eighteen years in the Chicagoland area. He is on the medical staffs at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital where he is the director of the Multidisciplinary Genitourinary Oncology Conferences and at Presence Resurrection Medical Center where he is Chairman of the Division of Urology.

Although his expertise is in the treatment of urologic cancers, his practice includes all aspects of care including voiding issues, kidney stones, erectile dysfunction, vasectomies, and diseases of the prostate and kidneys. His practice utilizes the latest technologies of robotic surgery, lasers, lithotripsy and endoscopy.  Dr. Kaplinsky strives to provide the best individualized treatment plan, partnering with his patients in their care.



Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Medical School

University fo Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT


State University of New Yort at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Board Certifications

Diplomate - American Board of Urology, Fellow and American College of Surgeons

Affiliations and Associations

American Urological Association and American Medical Association


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Hours of Operation

  • Sunday
  • Monday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday


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