Dr. James L. Plotnik, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmic Surgery • Male • Age 51

20201 N Scottsdale Healthcare Dr Suite 150
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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Dr. Plotnik's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
350 West Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Banner Desert Medical Center
1400 South Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Plotnik

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Arizona Pediatric Eye Specialists
Arizona Pediatric Eye Specialists
1920 E Cambridge Ave Suite 203
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Arizona Pediatric Eye Specialists
20201 N Scottsdale Healthcare Dr Suite 150
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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    Dr. Plotnik's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology, 1994
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    • Diplopia
    • Lazy Eye
    • Strabismus
    • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
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    Background Check for Dr. Plotnik

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Phoenix Magazine Top Doctor, 2005, 2010
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Michigan Medical School
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    University of Colorado
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Plotnik & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Plotnik's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 5 hospitals where Dr. Plotnik has admitting privileges:

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    • Banner Desert Medical Center

    • Phoenix Children's Hospital

    • Scottsdale Healthcare - Osborn Medical Center

    • Scottsdale Healthcare - Shea Medical Center

    • St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Plotnik

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Plotnik to family and friends

    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Plotnik's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 8 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Plotnik
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Plotnik accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    • Assurant Health
    • AZ Benefit Options
    • AZ Health Concepts
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Bridgeway Health Solutions
    • Care 1st Health Plan
    • Caremark Pharmacy
    • Cigna
    • City of Mesa Health Plan
    • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
    • CopperPoint Mutual
    • CRS
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    Office Locations

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    Arizona Pediatric Eye Specialists
    1920 E Cambridge Ave Suite 203
    Phoenix, AZ 85006
    (480) 835-0709 (Office)
    (480) 513-6923 (Fax)
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    Arizona Pediatric Eye Specialists
    20201 N Scottsdale Healthcare Dr Suite 150
    Scottsdale, AZ 85255
    (480) 835-0709 (Office)
    (480) 513-6923 (Fax)
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