Dr. John S. Plowden, MD

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Dr. John S. Plowden, MD

Pediatric Cardiology | Male

Pediatrix Cardiology Springfld 4350 S National Ave Ste C100, Springfield, MO 65810 Get Directions
(417) 447-4700

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Dr. Plowden specializes in Pediatric Cardiology and practices in Springfield, MO. He practices at 2 locations.

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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Cardiology

      Board Certifications

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      • Pediatric Cardiology

      Conditions Treated

      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Cardiovascular Diseases
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Coarctation of the Aorta
      • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • 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
      • Thrombosis
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • ASD and-or PFO Closure
      • Balloon Angioplasty
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Echocardiography
      • Interventional Catheterization
      • Non-Surgical Closure of Heart Defects
      • Pediatric EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
      • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
      • Ultrasound, Cardiac

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1984

      • Internship Hospital
        Indiana University Medical Center

        Completed in 1985

      • Residency Hospital
        Indiana University Medical Center

        Completed in 1987

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Baylor College Of Medicine/ Texas Childrens Hospital

        Completed in 1990

        Childrens Hosp Med Ctr

        Completed in 1989

      • Undergraduate School
        Washington and Lee University

        Graduated in 1979

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
      • Board certified in Pediatric Cardiology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Plowden's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients