Dr. James L Plotnik MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. James Plotnik is an ophthalmologist in Scottsdale, Arizona and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Banner Desert Medical Center and Phoenix Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Plotnik accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 34 doctors at Banner Desert Medical Center and one of 15 at Phoenix Children's Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Pediatric & Strabismus

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1990–1993

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Internship, Transitional Year, 1989–1990

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 20 years in Ophthalmology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • BCBS Arizona BlueAlliance Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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