Kaplan MacLean Rheumatology

Rheumatologists located in Encinitas, CA

ABOUT Kaplan Maclean Rheumatology

Kaplan MacLean Rheumatology offers specialized, patient-focused Rheumatology care for men and women in Encinitas, California, and surrounding areas. Under the leadership of Natalie MacLean, MD, MSc, FRCPC, and Roy A. Kaplan, MD, FACP, FACR, the Kaplan MacLean Rheumatology team strives to provide the highest-quality, state-of-the-art care for your bone, muscle and joint health based on best practice guidelines.

Patients can find a wide range of services at Kaplan MacLean Rheumatology, including one of the only extremity MRI scanners in San Diego to diagnose conditions, joint and trigger point injections to provide targeted pain relief, and an intravenous (IV) drug infusion suite to manage diseases. Laboratory services are on site for your convenience. 

The professional staff creates an optimistic but grounded environment that provides a warm and comfortable setting where individuals can feel at home when seeking medical care. With experience treating more than 100 diseases, the experts at Kaplan MacLean Rheumatology bring a whole body and open-minded approach to treating conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, gout and others. They also care for patients with connective tissue diseases such as Sjogren’s syndrome, lupus, scleroderma, and inflammatory myositis as well as vasculitis including Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis),  Polymyalgia Rheumatica and ANCA Vasculitis. Osteoporosis treatments are also available to optimize bone health. 

To find expert care in North San Diego County, call Kaplan MacLean Rheumatology or schedule an appointment online today.

Kaplan Maclean provides Compassionate Care and Service to all patients seeking care for arthritis and other Rheumatic Diseases. Our dedicated team of compassionate doctors and experienced staff work together to create Personalized treatment care plans to help you live your best life, to help you turn a new leaf.


I’m Dr. Natalie MacLean and I am thrilled to join Dr. Roy Kaplan at Kaplan MacLean Rheumatology. If you are a new patient, welcome! If you are an existing patient, welcome back. We will continue to provide you with the same exceptional care you come to expect from this premier practice.

I’m qualified to care for you:

I earned my MD from Western University Medical School and completed my residency in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of Alberta. I also have a Master of Medical Science - Oncology and have done postgraduate work focusing on patient-reported outcomes. I am joining private practice from my academic position as a Rheumatologist at the University of Alberta.

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Kaplan MacLean Rheumatology
345 Saxony Road, Suite 105
Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone: 760-753-7374
Fax: 760-753-0110

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Kaplan MacLean Rheumatology
345 Saxony Road
Suite 105
Encinitas, CA 92024