Dr. Richard Plotzker, MD
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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male

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Dr. Richard Plotzker, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Plotzker is affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital.

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    •  Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    •  Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
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    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Abnormal Thyroid
    • Adrenal Gland Diseases
    • Adrenal Incidentaloma
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bone Disorders
    • Breast Diseases
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Cushing's Syndrome
    • Diabetes Type 1
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Goiter
    • Graves' Disease
    • Gynecomastia
    • Hashimoto's Disease
    • Hyperaldosteronism
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypoparathyroidism
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Kidney Disease
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Malaise and Fatigue
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Obesity
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Rickets
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Cyst
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Thyroiditis
    • Vitamin D Deficiency

    Education

    • Medical School
      Saint Louis Center / School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1977

    • Internship Hospital
      Carney Hospital

      Completed in 1978

    • Residency Hospital
      Carney Hospital

      Completed in 1980

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

      Completed in 1990

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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