Dr. Richard Plotzker, MD

Dr. Richard Plotzker, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Richard Plotzker, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from St Louis U, School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

501 S 54th St Ste 126

Philadelphia, PA 19143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Coventry Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
high
more than 87% of peers
Obesity
high
more than 85% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

44  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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Education

  • St Louis U, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Carney Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Carney Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Plotzker's Reviews

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Dr. Plotzker's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
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  • Staff friendliness

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  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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