Dr. Robert S. Pluchino OD is a male optometrist in Staten Island, NY with over 24 years of experience. His CareDash rating is 4.8 out of 5 by 2 patients, and he has one review. Dr. Pluchino is affiliated with Physicians of University Hospital in Staten Island, as well as Staten Island University Hospital in Staten Island. Dr. Pluchino graduated from State University of New York State College Optometry in 1994. He is licensed to practice by the state board in New York (005564).

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October 10, 2017


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New York, NY

Dr.bob is amazing!!

He’s awesome! He’s nice kind and helps you alot

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About Dr. Pluchino

Education and Training

Dr. Robert S. Pluchino OD graduated from State University of New York State College Optometry in 1994.


  • Optometry

Basic Information

Full Name: Robert S. Pluchino

Gender: Male

License Number: 005564 - Issued by the state board in New York

NPI: 1679556823

Practice and Hospital Affiliations

Affiliated Practices

1. Physicians of University Hospital

375 Seguine Avenue
Staten Island, NY

(718) 226-2100

2. Physicians of University Hospital PC

1042 Huguenot Avenue
Staten Island, NY

(718) 317-7556

Affiliated Hospitals

1. Staten Island University Hospital

475 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY

(718) 226-9000


Office Information

242 Mason Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10305

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Conditions Treated

As an optometrist, Dr. Pluchino may treat the following 13 conditions.

Please always check with the doctor directly about what conditions he treats, since he may treat additional conditions not listed here.

List of Procedures Dr. Robert S. Pluchino OD Performs:

Each link displays more information about how often Dr. Pluchino performs a specific procedure and a list of other doctors who frequently perform the procedure.

Payments Received from Medical Companies

What are Payments Received?

Total Payments Received Between 2014 and 2017:

Many optometrists have received payments from medical companies ranging from small amounts in the form of food at conferences to large payments for consulting or royalties. Some have received payments for specific drugs. These payments are not necessarily cause for concern, but we encourage you to speak with Dr. Pluchino if they do raise any questions or issues.

This graph represents payments Dr. Pluchino received relative to the average payment received by similar providers.

Dr. Pluchino received less money than a majority (52%) of optometrists nationally. This overall payment amount is low, and is not necessarily a cause for concern. For more information, see the breakdown of payments by category.

The payments received by optometrists can range across a variety of different categories. These can include travel and lodging, food and beverages from conferences, or fees for promotional speaking or consulting engagements. Some have also received payments from royalties or licenses, usually from having helped develop a product or drug.

This chart represents the breakdown of payments Dr. Pluchino has received by specific category of payment. See the breakdown of payments by company.

These payments come from specific medical companies, sometimes for specific drugs. If you have any questions or concerns about the specific company or drug payments Dr. Pluchino has received, we encourage you to speak with them directly.

This chart represents the breakdown of payments Dr. Pluchino has received from specific medical companies, including payments for drugs and medical products.

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