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Dr. Matthew Plofsky, MD

Family Medicine*
3.2 (12)
Map Pin Small Gurnee, IL
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Matthew Plofsky, MD

Dr. Matthew Plofsky, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Gurnee, IL. They specialize in Family Medicine, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Family Practice. They graduated from Rush Medical College and is affiliated with Glenbrook Hospital, Evanston Hospital and Highland Park Hospital. Dr. Plofsky, completed a residency at St Joseph Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Plofsky an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Plofsky works at Practice in Gurnee, IL with other offices in Highland Park, IL, Deerfield, IL and Evanston, IL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Plofsky's Office Locations

  1. 1
    North Shore Medical Group - Gurnee
    15 Tower Ct Ste 300, Gurnee, IL 60031 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 599-8899
    Monday
    07:30 - 19:00
    Wednesday
    07:30 - 19:00
    Thursday
    07:30 - 19:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    08:00 - 12:00
  2. 2
    Northshore University Health System
    757 Park Ave W Ste 2800, Highland Park, IL 60035 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 432-1558
  3. 3
    Office
    49 S Waukegan Rd Ste 100, Deerfield, IL 60015 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 945-4575
  4. 4
    Northshore University Health System
    2650 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60201 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 945-6400
  5. 5
    Highland Park Hospital
    777 Park Ave W, Highland Park, IL 60035 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 926-5857

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  • Glenbrook Hospital
  • Evanston Hospital
  • Highland Park Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • Family Medicine

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    • 30 years of experience
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    NPI Number
    • 1104991231
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • St Joseph Hospital
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    Internship
    • St Joseph Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Rush Medical College
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    • Family Practice
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