Paul Kaplan, MD, MBA, FAAFP, CPE
Senior Vice President for Provider Strategy and Integration
Highmark Inc.


Dr. Paul Kaplan received his medical degrees in 1984 and worked in private practice in South Africa. Upon completion of his residency training at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, he worked in private practice for seven years in Delaware prior to joining Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware, where he served as vice president and chief medical officer overseeing the medical management, provider and facility contracting and health care informatics areas. After Highmark Inc. and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware entered into an affiliation relationship in 2011, Dr. Kaplan began serving as the senior vice president for provider strategy and integration for Highmark.

Dr. Kaplan is a board certified family physician, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He received his master of business administration degree from Regis University in 2003.

He is active in community initiatives and served as a member of the board of the Disease Management Association of America and the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Kaplan currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the board of directors of the Blood Bank of Delmarva, and he is the past president of the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians.