Dr. Peter Ploch, MD

Dr. Peter Ploch, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Peter Ploch, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lynchburg, VA. He graduated from Ross University, School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery.

1911 Thomson Dr

Lynchburg, VA 24501

Contact Information

(434) 947-3901

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 97% of peers
Incisional Hernia
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

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46  Procedures

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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.


  • Ross University, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • SUNY At Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ploch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ploch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ploch to family and friends
13 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Ploch'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 (6)

Dr Plock is a excellent surgeon we took my husband into LGH with Colon Cancer this Surgeon was so Amazing ,Compassionate He truly cares about his patients ,explains every detail leaves no stone unturned he also cares about the families we can not Thank this man enough for saving my husband's life...more
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Dr Ploch is my doctor as well as a few family members as well. He is so good at explaining all the details of surgery to the patient even down to drawing diagrams out for you to visualize! I requested him for my most recent surgery because of the experience my family members had. His bedside...more
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I did not want to have surgery, but if I ever need it again, this is the guy I'm going to. Excellent person and awesome Dr.
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I have only seen him once . I am getting ready to see Dr. Ploch a lot more this month. He came highly recommended by a few of my good friends. Dr.Ploch was very nice and answered all our questions. The best part he spent the time with us didn't seem the need to rush out to other patients, loved ...more
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Dr. Peter Ploch is an outstanding individual. he is very caring and professional. he explains everything and is very supporting of his patients. Dr. Ploch performed hernia surgery on me and I have had no problems. granted it has been 2 days, but I feel great and very little pain.
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