Dr. Daniel Pluznik, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 46

4831 Cordell Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Dr. Pluznik's Experience

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Dr. Pluznik's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St NW
Washington, DC 20010
Suburban Hospital
8600 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814

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Palisades Eye Surgery Center
Palisades Eye Surgery Center
4831 Cordell Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
Helfgott Hargett & Pluznik Mds
Helfgott Hargett & Pluznik Mds
1133 20th St NW Ste B150
Washington, DC 20036
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    Dr. Pluznik's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Contact Lens
    • Contact Lens Services
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypertensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
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    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Esophoria
    • Esotropia
    • Exophoria
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Foreign Body in Eye
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Heterophoria
    • Hyphema
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Orbital Cellulitis
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Posterior Scleritis
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Pterygium
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Stye
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Pluznik

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of MD Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    Mercy Hospital Med Center
    Washington Hospital Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Pluznik & Staff

    • English
    • Hebrew
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    Dr. Pluznik's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • MedStar Washington Hospital Center

    • Suburban Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    • 1 review

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    Dr pluznik just did my cateract surgery today. He is competent and a very kind Doctor s well.

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    Office Locations

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    Palisades Eye Surgery Center
    4831 Cordell Ave
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (301) 657-8200 (Office)
    (202) 293-3409 (Fax)
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    Helfgott Hargett & Pluznik Mds
    1133 20th St NW Ste B150
    Washington, DC 20036
    (202) 296-4900 (Office)
    (202) 293-3409 (Fax)
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    Helfgott Hargett & Pluznik Mds
    1133 20th St NW Ste D150
    Washington, DC 20036
    (301) 770-2424 (Office)
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