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 Disease
  • 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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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • 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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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Plowden

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