Dr. George Plotkin, MD

Adult Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(26)
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Dr. George Plotkin, MD
Dr. Plotkin is a neurologist practicing at ETMC First Physicians in Tyler, Texas.

ETMC Movement Disorder Center

700 Olympic Plaza Cir Ste 850

Tyler, TX 75701

Contact Information

(903) 594-2958

Dr. George Plotkin, MD

Dr. George Plotkin, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CorVel
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • 21 More

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Care Philosophy

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."

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Dr. Plotkin's Experience

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Dr. Plotkin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Adult Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Adult Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Plotkin does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
  • Deep Brain Stimulator Programming
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

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

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Dr. Plotkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Plotkin to family and friends
4.0
based on 26 total reviews (4 with comments)
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 (4)
Mount Pleasant, TX |
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
in Athens, Tx |
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 can do the same thing and be kind, professional and pleasant. This was one of the worst experiences we have ever had with a dr and we gave a go for 2 years and I have no idea why, not worth it. RUN!
Tyler, tx |
Very Rude Staff!!
in Tyler, TX |
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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Dr. Plotkin accepts 35 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PPO
    Teacher Retirement System
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
    Medicaid HMO
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Medicare Blue PPO
    Medicare HMO
    State Employees Program
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
    Cigna-HealthSpring HMO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Choice Plus PPO
  • Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CorVel
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Medicare Advantage
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare PPO
    Tricare
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
    Amerigroup
    Medicaid HMO
  • Medicare
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Medico
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
    Medicaid HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • PHCS
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan PPO
    PHCS PPO
  • RockPort Health Care
    CCO/Rockport
  • State Farm
  • Superior HealthPlan
    Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) HMO
    Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Perinatal Care
    Children's Medicaid
    Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) RSA
    CHIP Perinatal Care
    STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Health
    STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Medicaid
    STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Plus Medicaid
    STAR Health (Foster Care) - Medicaid
    State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) - Medicaid
    State of Texas Access Reform (STAR)+PLUS - Medicaid
  • Texas Children's Health Plan
  • Tricare
    Standard
    TriCare for Life
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    Medicaid
    Medicaid HMO
  • Universal American
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Hospitals where Dr. Plotkin has admitting privileges

East Texas Medical Center
1000 S Beckham Ave
Tyler, TX 75701
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