Dr. Kevin Plancher, MD

Dr. Kevin Plancher, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Kevin Plancher, MD is a sports medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in sports medicine, hand and upper extremity surgery, and more.

1160 Park Ave

New York, NY 10128

Contact Information

(212) 876-5200

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Dr. Plancher's Experience

Dr. Plancher's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

3  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

77  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture


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36  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Harvard Orth Program Mass Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Ind Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Steadman Hawkins Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Plancher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Plancher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Plancher to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Plancher'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 (4)

Dr. Plancher saved the use of my right arm. As a result of a new injury compounding an old one, my arm was essentially paralyzed; I was unable to raise it more than a few inches. Dr. Plancher took a great deal of time to explain what he planned to do to repair this massive rotator cuff tear. ...more
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Dr. Plancher is simply the best - he listened to many questions and took time to answer all of them. The prep for surgery was careful and thorough which paid off in spades - the surgery and recovery went without a hitch. Three months after my partial knee replacement I was hiking over very...more
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Excellent preparation care and results from Dr. Plancher and his staff for my partial knee replacement. Pain free without limitations in three months. Mobile without assistance in 11 days. All without any pain medication with the help of good advice and care.
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he was great
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