Dr. Robert Pluenneke, MD

Dr. Robert Pluenneke, MD

Hematology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Robert Pluenneke, MD is a hematology specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in hematology.

8700 N Green Hills Rd

Kansas City, MO 64154

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Lung Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gynecologic Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Pluenneke's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Hematology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

11  Conditions Treated

  • Breast Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Secondary Hypertension

5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pluenneke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pluenneke's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pluenneke to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Pluenneke's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I transferred oncologists after a terrifying experience with the nursing staff at Shawnee Mission Medical Cancer Center. My first visit, he suggested a regiment for me for nausea. It totally worked and I gained 6 pounds in 7 days. Is nausea regiment that he recommended for me has caused me to be...more
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Excellent Doctor!!!!
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Dr. Pluenneke has been my doctor for over 10 years. He is a wonderful doctor and I would recommend him to anyone. He is kind and understanding. He is the best!
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Appears to be both knowledgeable and experienced working w/ cancer pts. Very fatherly and genuinely concerned w/ pt symptomatology and alleviating apprehension which may aggravate pt anxiety. A good listener who pays attn and remembers details of each case w/o undue prompting. I trust him and would...more
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I would tell people about Dr. Pluenneke because he is one of the best Drs I have ever had. He has incredible bed side manner and is very caring with his patients. I never leave his office confused, as he explains everything in simple understanding terminology. At every visit he compliments me on...more
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