Dr. David Plotsky, MD

Dr. David Plotsky, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. David Plotsky, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6410 Rockledge Dr Ste 108

Bethesda, MD 20817

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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more than 99% of peers
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more than 97% of peers
more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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5  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Usphs Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Plotsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Plotsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Plotsky to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Plotsky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Changed diagnosis twice, phone not answered and still waiting for refund from office due to over payment
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Daughter has seen Dr. Plotsky for twenty years. Very patient Doctor and great with children who have special needs.
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