Patient Ratings & Comments

These testimonials were given by real patients under the care of Dr. Plastaras
(last updated of 4/2021)

Read a Real Patient’s Story Here:
Lower Back Pain: How the Right Treatment Can Get You Back on Your Feet

It was a zoom meeting however , It was like an office visit. I felt everything was done to get to problem of my pain.

2021

(regarding telehealth visit): I think the biggest surprise to me was how thorough the physical exam could be.

July 2020

Dr. Plastaras was extremely knowledgeable and compassionate regarding my health issues. He was thorough in assessing my condition and considered all of the
information I gave him. I very much appreciated his ability on short notice request to see me. I am more hopeful now that my condition will be diagnosed properly
since my appointment with Dr. Plastaras. Thank you.

2020

I’d like to say that Dr. Plastaras has been very professional in discerning the needs of his patients, which is myself, things that
I don’t know what’s going on with myself, Dr. Plastaras has patiently, patiently sorted out my problems, and I’m looking forward to working with him towards
my health in the very near future. Thank you so much for calling me, A+ for Dr. Plastaras’ office.

2020

Staff and Dr. are amazing.

2020

There aren’t even superlatives in the English language to state how appreciative I am to be in Dr Plastaras’ care.
He has helped to give me back a quality of life by managing the spinal deterioration and pain that it causes without surgery.
He is brilliant and approachable, a wonderful combination in a physician.

2020

Dr. Plastaras and his team are one of the best. Very easy to reach and communicate with and very kind and caring.

2020

The experience was very professional, very personal because he had my records and and knew exactly what was going on with me, very courteous.
And also he had a nurse there with us during the whole process. So I am very very pleased with everything. Thank you.

2020

He is excellent and very knowledgeable and shows he cares. He is very reassuring, sympathetic and confident and that he will make me feel better. They do an excellent job with a very thorough physical examination and assessment.

November 2017

I felt so much better and I felt that i could get better with work and commitment.

September 2017

One of the VERY BEST DOCTORS I HAVE SEEN IN MANY, MANY YEARS! Very open minded, scheduled all the testing needed to give him a way to help me in the very very best way possible. Very understanding that I know my body best, so he listened to me very carefully. Gave his input that he thought would be Best for me. There is so much more to add but I’ll sum it up. I have been to many many many doctors and …. has been the BEST I have seen. I have not ever seen such a great place in all my years. No judgement, listens very well, and is just looking for what I’m looking for – answers and a way to manage it. …. Fantastic in all ways.

December 2017

Dr Plastaras was definitely prepared for the virtual visit. He had all he was info in front of him so all that was needed were a few updates.
I have numerous specialists and I can say with sincerity that Dr Plastaras is the only one that shows concern for the entire individual.
He has always shown for concern for me not just as a spine patient but as a person. Truly a one of a kind physician & person!

2021

Dr. Christopher Plastaras’ knowledge of the zoom appointment format helped make the virtual appointment very informative.
He was able to draw a diagram of a hip, show me what might be causing my pain, & also walk through previous imaging I’ve had when he was at Penn.
He is kind and able to explain things in a way I understood them. He also answered all of my questions and helped come up with a plan for next steps.

2021

I love Dr. Plastaras. He understands my underlying condition that is causing my problems. He gives me options instead of telling me what to do.
He is patient and understanding. … Dr. P is great and I am thrilled to call him my MD. Getting an appointment was easy. He was on time….

2020

Dr. Plastaras is awesome! He is a kind, attentive listener. His staff was wonderful and gentle, and created a comforting experience. I would recommend him to anyone!

March 2020

Dr Plastaras is a wonderful doctor. He is careful and listens. And of course he is super knowledgeable. He’s just the best.

2020

The level of care , compassion & medical expertise that Dr. Plastaras administers is tops! I have,since childhood, had medical issues .
Many doctors visits ….no other doctor I’ve visited compare to Dr. Plastaras’s gentlemanly demeanor and medical thoroughness…..

2020

Personal and professional. With heartfelt caring. I could not ask for more. Sets a truly healing mode.

2020

Dr. Plastaras has helped me through numerous injuries over the past few years when other health care providers were unable to.
He is by far one of the best providers!

2020

Dr. Plastaras is an exceptional doctor. His manner his knowledge, his skill in listening and thinking rather than just ordering tests makes him an exceptional physician. In addition, he is kind and thorough.

January 2018

Dr. Plastaras is an exceptional doctor. His manner his knowledge, his skill in listening and thinking rather than just ordering tests makes him an exceptional physician. In addition, he is kind and thorough.

January 2018

Dr. Plastaras is the best doctor I have ever seen in 35 years. His knowledge, understanding, kindness and diagnosis was extremely impressive.

February 2018

Dr. Plastaras was phenomenal, and has always been a fantastic provider. He is knowledgeable, compassionate, and has excellent clinical acumen.
I have already recommended him to others and will continue to do so.

2021

Dr. Plastaras and his team are extremely professional, efficient and compassionate and looking forward to working with them.
And I’ve worked with them in the past and they’re going to accept exceptional especially in light of the covid situation and circumstances.

2020

So far the office is respectful, knowledgeable, and spent alot of time listening to my issues. I am happy with the outcome for further testing and maybe a
healthier future

2020

The entire staff, both when I did an earlier visit and when I got the epidural shot, as well as the Zoom appointment, was attentive and accommodating.

2020

I’m responding for my husband. We were very happy with the visit.
We got a better understanding of what needed to be done to my husband’s spinal stenosis and that Dr. Plastaras possibly could be of help to us.
So I would definitely recommend him to others and looking forward to working with him.

2020

Yes, I was very satisfied with the whole operation. It was great experience. Thank you guys.

2020

Dr. Plastaras is one of the best doctors that I have to date and I just appreciate him so much.
I have followed him from the University of Penn to your Center because he has such excellent qualities of listening and allow you to be a participant in your care
and he is just have such an awesome bed side manner and I am so grateful to have found him. Thank you.

2020

Dr. Plastaras is great and is a highly skilled provider.

January 2018

I was so impressed by the thoroughness of Dr. Plastaras’ physical examination and by how much time he took to listen to me explain my medical history, review my test results, and answer my many questions. After months of uncertainty about what has been going on in my body and after a few encounters with other doctors who were more hurried and dismissive, my positive experience with Dr. Plastaras was so refreshing. He also did a wonderful job explaining my neck issues to me in a way that made sense and prescribing a path forward. Many thanks!

November 2017

This was the most complete appointment I have had, and feel confident with the care plan going forward.

November 2017

He is excellent and very knowledgeable and shows he cares. He is very reassuring, sympathetic and confident and that he will make me feel better. They do an excellent job with a very thorough physical examination and assessment.

November 2017