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Dr. David Plotner, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.4 (9)
Map Pin Small Escondido, CA
Accepting new patients
52 years of experience

Overview of Dr. David Plotner, MD

Dr. David Plotner, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Escondido, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 52 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido. Dr. Plotner, completed a residency at University of California, San Diego. Patients rated Dr. Plotner an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Plotner works at Eye Specialist Of Escondido in Escondido, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Plotner's Office Locations

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    Eye Specialist Of Escondido
    201 W VALLEY PKWY, Escondido, CA 92025 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 489-5100

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  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido
  • Palomar Medical Center Poway
  • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    • 52 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1952406613
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of California, San Diego
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    • Mercy Hospital Medical Center
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    • Tulane University School of Medicine
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    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Plotner works at Eye Specialist Of Escondido in Escondido, CA. View the full address on Dr. Plotner’s profile.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Plotner. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Plotner.

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