Surgical Specialist, Neurological Surgeon
33 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Plunkett is Good. Dr. Plunkett has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 3.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 2.9
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Plunkett, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Essential Tremor
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pain
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Stroke

Education & Awards

Dr. Plunkett graduated from Indiana University , Indianapolis. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Buffalo Metro Area
Neurological Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Plunkett has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute 
  • Kaleida Health - Buffalo General Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert James Plunkett MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 33 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robert J. Plunkett practice?
Dr. Robert Plunkett has 6 office locations.
Dr. Robert Plunkett practices Neurological Surgery near Buffalo, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Orchard Park, NY.
See Buffalo Surgeons.