Dr. William Plunkett, MD

Dr. William Plunkett, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. William Plunkett, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Hammond, LA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1983 and specializes in internal medicine.

15813 Paul Vega MD Dr Ste 300

Hammond, LA 70403

Contact Information

(985) 230-7675

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Gilsbar 360
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Dr. Plunkett's Experience

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  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Plunkett ""I try to get the entire family involved and use a team approach to keep everyone informed.""

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

282  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginosis Screening
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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


  • Hampden-Sydney College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Tampa General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Tampa General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Certified Disability Determination, SSI
    Other Education | Completed 1995
  • Certified Sleep Medicine Technology
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. William Plunkett, MD
Arrogant and rude. Be cautious if you're a millenial..
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Livingston – May 08, 2018
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I'm so glad to have him as my PCP. He promptly responds to my messages. When I listed symptoms outside his purview he directed me to the appropriate doctor. When I felt uncomfortable with my gyno he referred me elsewhere. He didn't just tell me to find another gyno. He actively participated in the...Read More
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Apr 18, 2018
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Horrible Doctor! If you want anything more than your blood pressure concerns addressed I'd recommend seeing someone else. Very condescending, and basically made me feel like I was crazy by only writing scripts for anxiety and treating me like I was stupid. That's okay because now I have found the...Read More
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Apr 16, 2018
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Reasonably easy to schedule appointments. Very down to earth and realistic guy. Personable disposition and does not ignore patient's input about their conditions and treatment. If you participate and communicate as to what you need addressed, he will listen and respond.
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Mandeville, LA – Aug 09, 2017
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Dr. Plunkett shows concern and takes time to explain why he is making a recommendation. I was hesitant to have some test done that he recommended, but thankfully I ultimately followed his recommendation. I have recommended him to others.
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Mary Smith in Ponchatoula, LA – Oct 04, 2016
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