About Alan J. Plotner, MD

Though he has lived in northern Virginia for some time, Dr. Plotner is a true New Yorker. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1983 and then pursued his medical studies at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. While there, he continued with his medical internship, residency and gastroenterology training. Dr. Plotner joined The Gastroenterology Group in 1992. The Gastroenterology Group joined Gastro Health on September 1, 2021.

His professional interests include inflammatory bowel disease, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. He resides with his wife and three charming daughters. He is a music enthusiast who also finds time for tennis and coaching his children’s soccer team. He has been listed as a top physician in The Washingtonian.

Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anemia
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Diseases & Polyps
  • Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Hepatitis
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Disease & Pancreatitis
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Colonoscopy (Screening & Diagnostic)
  • EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Office Locations

Primary Location

Picture of the Reston Office


1939 Roland Clarke Pl.
Suite 200
Reston, VA 20191

Phone: 703-435-3366
Fax: 703-782-8833

Procedure Locations

Having a procedure? It may not always be in the same location where you consulted with your doctor. Check with your doctor to make sure you’re headed to the right place.



Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Icahn School Of Medicine At Mount Sinai


Icahn School Of Medicine At Mount Sinai

Professional Highlights


Board Certified, Gastroenterology

Awards & Recognitions

  • Northern Virginia Magazine, Top Doctor
  • Washingtonian, Top Doctor