Dr. Mark Plunkett is a board certified M.D in Thoracic Surgery ABTS and Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery ABTS. He has established himself in the professional field of medicine serving over 20 years of surgical experience. He has held numerous high ranking positions throughout his medical career at prestigious hospitals including the University of Minnesota, Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA, Children’s Hospital of Illinois OSF Healthcare, and Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Mark Plunkett began his education in 1978. He enrolled at Duke University, where he received his Bachelors of Science in Biology. Dr. Mark Plunkett immediately 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 Doctorate Degree in Medicine. His residency was completed in General Surgery. After moving and joining team at a different hospital, he completed his fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology from UCLA Medical Center in 1996.
Dr. Mark Plunkett’s academic background is decorated with prestigious awards and nationally recognized residencies and fellowships. After his collegiate schooling, he joined the most nationally recognized hospitals in the country to complete rigorous resident and fellowship programs. Dr. Mark Plunkett makes it a priority to visit national medical conferences, medical labs, and occasional medical courses to brush up on the latest trends in the healthcare industry.
Dr. Mark Plunkett is board certified in Thoracic Surgery ABTS and Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery ABTS.Dr.Plunkett, throughout his medical training and education in fellowships, degrees, and specialties, 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.
Dr Mark Plunkett currently works for the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital. He is recognized for his long standing experience across multiple surgical platforms. Dr. Mark Plunkett’s medical specialities include complex surgeries including thoracic surgery, congenital cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and pediatric surgery.