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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology • Male • Age 58

4350 S National Ave Ste C100
Springfield, MO 65810
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Dr. Plowden's Experience


  • Pediatric Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • ASD and-or PFO Closure
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Echocardiography
  • Interventional Catheterization
  • Non-Surgical Closure of Heart Defects
  • Pediatric EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Pediatric Heart Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease

Background Check for Dr. Plowden

Malpractice Claims not available

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  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984

Internship Hospital

Indiana University Medical Center
Complete in 1985

Residency Hospital

Indiana University Medical Center
Complete in 1987

Fellowship Hospital

Baylor College Of Medicine/ Texas Childrens Hospital
Complete in 1990
Childrens Hosp Med Ctr
Complete in 1989

Undergraduate Schools

Washington and Lee University
Graduated in 1979

Languages Spoken by Dr. Plowden & Staff

  • English

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