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Otolaryngology GSCW Wilkes-Barre
1000 E Mountain Blvd
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

There is no publicly available rating for this care provider for one or more of the following reasons:
  1. He or she does not see patients in the outpatient clinic setting.
  2. He or she sees patients, but has not yet received the minimum number of Patient Satisfaction Reviews. To be eligible for display, we require a minimum of 30 surveys. This ensures that the rating is accurate and statistically reliable.
  3. He or she is a community provider, not a Geisinger-employed provider. Community providers tend to see patients in their own private outpatient practices, which we do not survey.

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Plotnick, Eric, MD, FACS Visit Geisinger.org for information on Eric Plotnick, MD, FACS. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.6 out of 5
1 106 ratings
21 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Otolaryngology, Board Certified, 1999
  • Sleep Medicine, Board Certified, 2012

Education:

  • Georgetown University Medical School 1988

Residency:

  • Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine 1994

Clinical Interests:

Hearing loss
Ear infections and chronic ear disease
Dizziness and balance disorders
Medical and surgical disease of the nose and sinuses
Voice and swallowing problems
Salivary gland disease and masses
Thyroid disease and masses
Neck masses
Pediatric ear, nose and throat disease
Sleep medicine and sleep apnea

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our survey >
1. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 4.6 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.5 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.6 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.5 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.6 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.5 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.7 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.6 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.6 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.5 out of 5

Patient Comments:

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Geisinger. Learn more about our survey >
Jan 24
PA was not friendly and requested information I did not know offhand and wasn't prepared to give. Had I known the info was needed for the appt I would've obtained it. when I reminded her the info was in her system her response was it would take too long to dig out....my kid is 9 with a small medical record and even I know she could've accessed the diagnostic info she was in need of very quickly...I don't think she is following your "caring" approach very well to be honest ...the MD was friendly though.
Jan 11
excellent
Dec 12, 2016
when the doctor arrived he knew i had been waiting and that i was annoyed. he never apologized for the delay nor acknowledged that i had been waiting. he did however ask where i worked, as if he would determine if my time was valuable or not.
Dec 8, 2016
Very good working relationship.
Dec 2, 2016
The Doctor did not address concerns. I fept rushed. A very brief interaction with the doctor and the exam was not thorough at all. I can not recommend this doctor to anyone with serious concerns about their current well being. I wasted a day off of worm and have a $40 co pay of which i am not at all pleased about considering how unhelpful this interaction was. Never again will I come here.
Nov 21, 2016
the doctor was very professional in using words we could understand we weren't rushed that's a very important to us you don't get that type of service everyplace
Oct 5, 2016
No comment.
Sep 27, 2016
Dr. Plotnick gave me a thorough exam & ordered follow up testing that discovered an issue. I have utmost faith in Dr. Plotnick.
Sep 9, 2016
I already have sent 2 new patients to dr.
Sep 6, 2016
Good very.
Sep 1, 2016
Will be bringing my mother here.
Sep 1, 2016
the Dr. was great.
Aug 16, 2016
He was very knowledgeable and helpful, went over everything and answered any questions I had.
Aug 4, 2016
Such a lovely man. I would totally recommend him to anyone with an ENT problem.
Jul 26, 2016
maybe more time could have been taken to adjust my son before the exam
Jul 15, 2016
Dr. Plotnik is always willing to listen and answers all questions in a manner I can understand. He is also very caring about my condition. I have all the confidence in the "world" of Dr.'s abilities.
June 6, 2016
Have recommended him. And will continue to do so
May 5, 2016
All good so far.
Apr 25, 2016
may recommend for adult patients not children.
Apr 21, 2016
I have no faith or trust in this provider. I came to him for a specific reason of snoring and that reason was not addressed or taken care of.
Apr 12, 2016
Very courteous, friendly & sensitive doctor, and staff. Took the necessary time to try to find the problem.