POSITION: Past- President and Founder

COMMITTEES: Finance, Governance, Medical


IMG_1380 (1)7952 East Windwood Lane

Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 209-1952

Born: 1935, Chicago, Illinois
Education: M.D., 1959, University of Illinois College of

Medicine Internship: Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Illinois (1959-1960)

Internal Medicine Residency:

Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Illinois (1960-1961)
Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines, Illinois (1963-1965)
Cardiovascular Diseases Residency:
Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines, Illinois (1965-1966)

Military Service:

USAF, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona (1961-1963)

Private Practice: Cardiovascular Diseases, Phoenix, Arizona (1966-1997)

Professional Organizations and Societies:

Maricopa County Medical Society
Arizona Medical Association
American Medical Association
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
Jewish Community Activities:
President, Beth El Congregation
> President, Bureau of Jewish Education
Vice-President, Valley Jewish Day School
Board member, Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix (JFGP)
Chair, Synagogue-Federation Committee, JFGP
Chair, Doctors Division, JFGP
Chair, Cash Mobilization Committee, JFGP
Board member, Jewish Community Foundation
Chair, Endowment Book of Life Committee, Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix
Chair, Israel Affairs Committee, Jewish Community Relations Council
Steering Committee, Jewish Genetic Diseases Project of Greater  Phoenix
Board member, Jewish Education Service of North American
Board member, Har Zion Congregation
Executive Committee member, Pardes Jewish Community Day School
Co-Founder & Past-President – Jewish Genetic Diseases Center of Greater Phoenix


Medal of Honor – Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix
Shared with Andi Minkoff:
Human Rights Award, American Jewish Committee
Celebration of Life Award, State of Israel Bonds
Tree of Life Award, Jewish National Fund


Married to Andi Minkoff, 50 years
2 children:
Ricki (Mike) Kaplan
Tony Minkoff
3 grandchildren
Haley Kaplan
Jordan Kaplan
Matthew Kaplan