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Caitlin Kaplan, PA-C

Emergency Medicine
I am thrilled to have been given the opportunity to return to the place where I started my medical career. I love my island community! image description Island Staff Member


  • Title(s)

    Certified Physician Assistant

  • Department + Services

    Emergency Medicine



Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Northeastern University, Boston, MA


Board Certified - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants


Caitlin O’Hearn Kaplan, PA-C, joined the medical staff as a full-time physician assistant in 2018 who supports the emergency department and primary care. Kaplan, who previously worked at Nantucket Cottage Hospital as an emergency room technician, has returned to the island after completing additional education and clinical training through Northeastern University and serving as a physician assistant at Massachusetts General Hospital.

In addition to her familiarity with Nantucket patients through the NCH Emergency Department, Kaplan has also worked with island physician Tim Lepore and the Yale Medical School on three separate studies on tick-borne diseases.

Contact Caitlin Kaplan, PA-C


(508) 825-8165


Nantucket Cottage Hospital
57 Prospect Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

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