Dr. George Plotkin, MD

Dr. George Plotkin, MD

Adult Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. George Plotkin, MD is an adult neurology specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Boston Univ Sch Of Med in 1989 and specializes in adult neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and more.Read his story

700 Olympic Plaza Cir Ste 904

Tyler, TX 75701

Contact Information

(903) 594-2958

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • 26 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Essential Tremor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 99% of peers
Parkinson's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Plotkin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Plotkin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Plotkin "Dr. Plotkin is a neurologist practicing at UT Health East Texas Physicians in Tyler, Texas. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Plotkin "George Plotkin, PhD, MD, treats a wide range of neurological disorders and is renowned for his expertise in the field of movement disorders and deep brain stimulation therapy.

Patients from across the state and around the world seek him out for an accurate diagnosis, advanced treatments and individualized care. "We want to know where patients come from, what their interests are and what they do," said Dr. Plotkin. "It's important to understand who they are as people. After all, they're a person first and a patient second.""

3  Specialties

  • Adult Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Plotkin does not have any board certifications listed.

33  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Torticollis
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Boston Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Boston City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Harvard Med Sch/Longwood Neur
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Ma Institute Tech Rsrch Lab
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Plotkin has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Plotkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Plotkin does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Plotkin and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Plotkin's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Plotkin to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Plotkin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Miss diagnosed a family member and then dropped them as a patient because we got a second opinion. His negligence has caused irriparable harm.
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Very professional, caring, and kind. Entire staff goes out of their way and provides awesome care (even when you come in with 3 children) Willing to answer all questions and provides helpful materials to read at home
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Arrogant, horrible bed side manner, extremely unprofessional, is not interested in really assisting people with Parkinson's disease but only performing certain treatments and if you fall in that category then you MIGHT can work with this dr., but why would you want to because there are dr's who...more
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Very Rude Staff!!
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Brilliant and caring. Answered all our questions and took time to explain exactly why he arrived at the diagnosis and how to treat the symptoms and discuss medication interactions.
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