Dr. Robert Plummer, MD

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Dr. Robert Plummer, MD

General Surgery | Male

Robert L Plummer MD PC 176 E Mosholu Pkwy S, Bronx, NY 10458 Get Directions
(718) 367-6100

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Dr. Plummer specializes in General Surgery and practices in Bronx, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Plummer to family and friends
based on 90 total surveys (17 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Plummer
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Plummer's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (85)
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in Bronx, NY |
I would highly recommend Dr. Plummer to family and friends. I requested another surgeon, my primary care physician highly recommended Dr. Plummer for gall bladder surgery. I met him and let him know my fear and disinclination about having surgery. I told him about my aunt who is a nurse and my confidant. At my request Dr. Plummer spoke to her on the phone, explained my medical particulars regarding surgery. His manner is confident, assuring and he put me at ease.
in Bronx NY |
My experience was awesome Dr. Plummer and his staff is great! They make the whole process of having surgery so easy and seamless. Thanks so much to everyone.
in Bronx, NY |
Dr. Plummer is great he made me feel welcome and told me everything I needed to know for a great recovery I would recommend anyone to go to him and his team workers are friendly as well overall outstanding.
in Bronx, NY |
Dr. Plummer operated on my mother and he did a wonderful job.
in Mt Vernon 10456 |
Very good dr, took the time to explain my health to me. Staff was wonderful.
in Bronx NY |
Dr. Plummer and his assistant were absolutely wonderful! My dad had surgery on his colon and they were both very attentive, very helpful, and very hands on. They kept me and my family informed every step of the way. My dad is doing great and I would recommend them both, to anyone that needs to have this type of operation done. Absolutely amazing what they have done for my dad! Much love to them both and all the staff that assisted! Much respect and forever grateful to Dr. Robert Plummer!!
in Bronx, NY |
Wonderfull experience! Was a bit nervous beforeDr plummer explained everything to me and took special care to make sure that i did not develop keliod because i am prone to them.
in Bronx, NY |
Dr Plummer and Dr Aniukwu are two of the most caring POST OPERATIVE SURGEONS I HAVE EVERY MET. they are caring warm and understanding both before the surgery and after the surgery. I have a lot of respect & Love foe them both.
in Bronx, NY |
Respectable doctor, very knowledgeable and curtious.
in Bronx, NY |
This was my second visit with Dr, Plummer and I was beyond satisfied with my 1st surgery. Recently, and 5 years later I had a second medical concern. My regular PCP had closed his practice. With no PCP I turned to Dr, Plummer for his expertise. Right away he immediately identified what could have been a gravely unforeseeable condition. Dr. Plummer's proactive measures saved my life in which I am forever grateful. The end results, he performed a successful surgery with a speedy recovery for me.
in Bronx, NY |
I had the recent experience of colon resection surgery. The procedure was performed by Dr. Robert Plummer and his Partner, Dr. Jay. There are no words to describe the sincerity and compassion exhibited by Dr. Plummer, before and after surgery. I'm so very appreciative of the care and concern shown to me during an extremely stressful time in my life. Dr. Plummer is an extraordinarily, kind, skillful and gifted Surgeon.
in New York, NY |
Very efficient, quell my fears, professional. No issues after being treated
in Bronx, ny |
Dr plummer is amazing...love him
in New York, NY |
Dr. Plummer is a excellent doctor who take his time with each patient. he dedicated to the well being of his patient. His office staff is nice too. I highly recommend his services.
in Bronx, New York |
Dr. Plummer is very thorough and has great bed side manner. He was always concerned with my comfort.
in Bronx, NY |
an excellent surgeon. fitted me in as a last minute appointment. removed an extremely hurtful cist in his office. the staff took care of the home nursing and all insurance needs.i would highly recommend Dr Plummer.
in Mount Vernon, NY |
very good doctor... did two surgeries on me and I have recovered from both in very positive condition. sometimes it can be a long wait to see him but its all worth it.. a professional that is good at what he does cant be free, has to be busy.
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  • Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Harlem Hospital Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Harlem Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harlem Hospital

    Completed in 1989

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Plummer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Plummer

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

Dr. Plummer's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Plummer

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients