Ronald D. Plotnik, M.D., M.B.A.

Ronald D. Plotnik, M.D., M.B.A.

Contact Information

210 Crittenden Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 273-3937

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  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Plotnik is a board certified fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who specializes in medical diseases of the cornea and anterior surface of the eye. He has extensive experience treating patients with dry eye, blepharitis, Sjogrens syndrome, corneal injuries, contact lens complications, scleritis, ocular surface disease, corneal genetic diseases, and other corneal disorders. Dr. Plotnik has an additional post-graduate degree in Medical Management and is actively involved in Quality Assurance initiatives, practice management, and resident education.

Dr. Plotnik joined the faculty at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 1991 as an assistant professor and also serves as the associate medical director of the Rochester Eye and Human Parts Bank. He earned highest distinctions at the University of Michigan, where he received his Bachelor of Science and medical degree. After completing an ophthalmology residency and serving as chief resident at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he received further training through a cornea and external disease fellowship at the University of California-Davis.

Dr. Plotnik is actively affiliated with the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Eye Bank Association of America, and the Rochester Ophthalmic Society. He sees patients at the University of Rochester Flaum Eye Institute offices located at 210 Crittenden Boulevard.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) - Primary


Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology


MBA | (Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society of Collegaite Schools of Business) | University of Rochester - William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration2012
MS | Medical Management | University of Rochester - William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration2010
MD | Medicine | Univ of Michigan Medical School1986
BS | Anthropology | University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts1982

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Cornea - External Disease at University of California (Davis) Medical Center1991
Residency in Ophthalmology at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics1990
Fellowship at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office