Dr. Mark Plunkett is respected throughout the nation for his work in surgical pediatric cardiology.
Dr Mark Plunkett currently works for the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital. Nationally, he is recognized for his long standing experience across multiple surgical platforms. He has spent over 20 years practicing medicine and has participated in countless surgical procedures in the most prestigious hospitals and medical centers in the country. Dr. Mark Plunkett’s specialities include several different surgeries, including thoracic surgery, congenital cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and pediatric surgeries. He has extensive experience taking care of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease.
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 resident and fellowship programs. He continues to mature his education 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 education 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 General Surgery. After moving and enrolling at a different hospital, he completed his fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology from UCLA Medical Center in 1996.
Dr. Mark Plunkett is board certified in Thoracic Surgery ABTS and Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery ABTS. Throughout his medical training and education 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 Children’s Hospital at UCLA, Children’s 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.