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Gideon Caplan

A/Prof Gideon Caplan, MBBS (Sydney), MD (NSW). FRACP


Associate Professor Caplan is Director of Post Acute Care Services and Director of Geriatric Medicine at Prince of Wales Hospital and a Conjoint Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. 

His research involves

  1. developing and rigorously testing new health services, he has been a chief investigator on 7 investigator-initiated RCTs, and

  2. the pathophysiology of delirium, where he works with a consortium of international investigators, and has discovered a novel pathway of delirium pathophysiology which is responsive to treatment in early trials.


He led the Prince of Wales involvement as lead hospital in three phases of the National Demonstration Hospitals Program (NDHP) and has served as a consultant to Commonwealth and State Health Departments including the Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council. 

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