Dr. Mark Plunkett is respected throughout the nation for his work in Thoracic procedures and Cardiovascular Disease in young individuals.
Dr. Mark Plunkett currently works for the University of Minnesota Amplatz Hospital. Nationally, he is recognized for his long standing experience across multiple medical platforms. He has spent over 25 years practicing medicine and has participated in countless procedures and operations in the most prestigious hospitals and medical centers in the country. Dr. Mark Plunkett’s specialities include several different procedures, including thoracic, congenital, and vascular. He has extensive experience taking care of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease.
Residency Training & Experience
Dr. Mark Plunkett’s long standing reputation in the medical field sheds light on his dedication and passion for his career. He has spent over 20 years studying medicine, attending the most prestigious universities for medicine in the nation and going on to join the most nationally recognized hospitals in the country to complete rigorous residency and fellowship programs. He continues to mature his training and knowledge every day. Dr. Mark Plunkett makes it a priority to visit national medical conferences, medical labs, and attend occasional medical courses to brush up on the latest trends in the healthcare industry. He began his training in 1978. Dr. Mark Plunkett enrolled at Duke University, where he received his Bachelors of Science in Biology. He walked with the class of 1982 four years later. Dr. Mark Plunkett then enrolled at the University of North Carolina, starting his first medical program in the University’s’ School of Medicine. He graduated four years later, obtaining his Doctoral Degree in Medicine. His residency was completed in GS. After moving and enrolling at a different hospital, he completed his fellowship in Cardiology.
Dr. Mark Plunkett is board certified in Thoracic Procedures ABTS and Congenital Defects and Diseases ABTS. Throughout his medical training and research in fellowships, degrees, and specialties, Dr. Plunkett also held superior titles at various high-ranking institutions, medical centers, and hospitals including the University of Minnesota, Mattel Hospital, Hospital of Illinois OSF Healthcare, and Duke University Medical Center.
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Dr. Plunkett is an incredible heart surgeon. He is sincerely devoted to the care of his patients and provides them with empathy, warmth, and self determination. . He makes himself available at all hours , and goes above and beyond to execute a successful, fast, and manageable recovery. He is helpful, focused, and detail oriented.
Dr. Plunkett is one of the main reasons I survived a heart transplant ten years ago. When other doctors told me to prepare for the end, Dr. Plunkett was a warrior, who told me to prepare for the beginning of a long life. Now, I am living a full and healthy life thanks to Dr. Plunkett,. He is one of a kind.