Dr. Richard Plotzker, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 63

1541 Florida Ave
Modesto, CA 95350
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Hospital Quality

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Memorial Medical Center
1700 Coffee Road
Modesto, CA 95355
Emanuel Medical Center
825 Delbon Avenue
Turlock, CA 95382

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
McHenry Medical Group
McHenry Medical Group
1541 Florida Ave
Modesto, CA 95350
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    Dr. Plotzker's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology, 1983
    • Internal Medicine, 1980
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    Background Check for Dr. Plotzker

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1977

    Residency Hospital

    Rush Presby St Luke's M C
    Rush University Medical Center
    Complete in 1980

    Fellowship Hospital

    Ucsf Medical Center
    Complete in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Plotzker & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Plotzker'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 4 hospitals where Dr. Plotzker has admitting privileges:

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    • Memorial Medical Center

    • Emanuel Medical Center

    • Doctors Medical Center of Modesto

    • Stanislaus Surgical Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Plotzker

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Plotzker to family and friends

    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Plotzker's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 13 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Plotzker
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Plotzker accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    McHenry Medical Group
    1541 Florida Ave
    Modesto, CA 95350
    (209) 577-3388 (Office)
    • Parking: Parking is available in the front and back of building as well as in the parking garage located directly behind McHenry Medical Group.
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