Dr. Robert James Plunkett MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Robert Plunkett is a neurosurgeon in Orchard Park, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cleveland Clinic Foundation and KALEIDA Health. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. He is one of 28 doctors at Cleveland Clinic Foundation and one of 4 at KALEIDA Health who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation


Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Ranked #6 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Miami Valley Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Millard Fillmore Suburban - Kaleida Health

Education & Medical Training

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1986 - 1989

Vanderbilt University
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1981

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1981 - 1986

Indiana University School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

ME State Medical License
Active through 2013

ND State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Intrathecal medications in post-herpetic neuralgia.
Fabiano, A. J., Doyle, C., Plunkett, R. J.

Approach for tunneling the lead in deep brain stimulation.
Fabiano, A.J., Plunkett, R.J.

Diagnosis of facial nerve schwannoma by magnetic resonance imaging enhancement of the geniculate ganglion.
Fabiano, A.J., Plunkett, R.J., Gibbons, K.J.

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