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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Northeast Ohio Medical University
Rootstown, OH USA
Undergraduate - Baldwin Wallace College
Berea, OH USA
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 8/16/2018, Dr. Plas has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
93 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jul 3, 2018
Dr Plas is attentive to my concerns and cares about his patients. He has helped my depression with finding the right medications to treat the symptoms.
Reviewed on Jun 27, 2018
Access is made VERY difficult by the non-specific call center for scheduling. Very few appts are available and the schedulers are not knowledgabl about how individual doctors work in their practice. Also when I first saw this physician to establish care it was VERY difficult to get someone on the phone to tell me where exactly his office is. Staff in registration is courteous but do not know how to help with specific questions.
Reviewed on Jun 1, 2018
Dr.Plas is a wonderful doctor
Reviewed on May 29, 2018
Dr. Plas is professional, thoughtful and thorough. I am very fortunate that he is one of my care providers.
Reviewed on May 16, 2018
Dr. Plas is an excellent doctor! The only problem with his scheduling is just because he is so highly recommended that he can only physically accommodate so many patients at a time. Need more doctors like Dr. Plas!
Reviewed on Apr 23, 2018
Dr. Plas is the best doctor I've ever seen because he is an active listener and involves me in my own care.
Reviewed on Apr 23, 2018
Dr. Plas is a wonderful doctor who clearly cares a great deal about his patients.
Reviewed on Jan 22, 2018
Dr. Plas goes above and beyond to provide quality care for his patients. He never appears rushed and is willing to answer every question. He clearly cares about his patients holistically while providing exceptional psychiatric care using best practices.
Reviewed on Jan 10, 2018
Generally speaking from beginning through the end of my appt. I felt it went very smooth and extremely well.
Reviewed on Dec 28, 2017
Following appointment was immediately made.
Reviewed on Dec 28, 2017
It was a very pleasant experience.
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