Dr. Alan Plotner, MD

Dr. Alan Plotner, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
56 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Alan Plotner, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Reston, VA. He graduated from Mount Sinai Medical School and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

The Gastroenterology Group

1939 Roland Clarke Pl Ste 200

Reston, VA 20191
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthPartners
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Plotner performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Mount Sinai Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Plotner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Reston Hospital Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Plotner is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Plotner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Plotner to family and friends
3.4
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Plotner's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Plotner did two colonoscopies on me in five years, the second time revealed an aggressive cancer. He saved my life. I am here two years later and thankful for his concern and diligence.
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This was one of the worst experiences I have ever had at a doctors office. I have a receipt from their office because I paid them in cash and check. I finally got ahold of "Tricia" who explained to me that after checking handwriting samples, she determined that the receipt was not real. However,...more
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Dr. Plotner did not provide me with any relief at all. He dismissed my concerns, did not communicate problems found in my blood work, and was wholly disrespectful to me during an office visit.
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I sent the reports for my bloodwork and scans but he never called me back to discuss them with. I waited for more than 2 months and still no response. I called the nurse and left many messages but still no luck.
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