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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Robert L. Plummer was born, raised and educated in the Bronx, New York. He has a Bachelors of Science Degree from CUNY and a Medical Doctorate Degree from Rutgers Medical in New Jersey. Dr. Plummer completed his General Surgical Endoscopic and Critical Care training at Harlem Hospital Center and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City in 1989. Dr. Plummer is Board Certified in General Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
  • Dr. Plummer has received numerous awards and has been in private practice in the Bronx for fifteen years. He is an Attending Surgeon at Montefiore Hospital.
  • Dr. Plummer's present practice includes a wide range of general surgery, including: Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Hernia, Gallbladder and Hemorrhoidal Surgery and all Gastrointestinal Surgery. He is also actively involved in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, including Laparoscopic Intestinal and Gastric Surgery.
  • Dr. Plummer is committed to providing compassionate state of the art surgery, catering to all, including the underserved and minority communities in the Bronx, as well as the surrounding areas. He has engaged in community Cancer screening projects, mentoring programs, and community educational projects.


  • Medical School - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Harlem Hospital Center, Residency in General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

Language Spoken

  • English