Dr. William Plunkett, MD

Dr. William Plunkett, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
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Age 60
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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

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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 conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Acidosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Postoperative Pain
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
Alkalosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Disorders
Anaphylactic Food Allergies
Anaphylaxis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Atrophic Vaginitis
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bedsores
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Cluster Headache
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Confusion
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Cryptococcosis
Cystic Fibrosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dry Skin
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Folliculitis
Food Poisoning
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Simplex Screening
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
High Cholesterol
HIV Screening
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Injuries
Insomnia
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Lactose Intolerance
Larynx Conditions
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Male Sexual Conditions
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Perimenopause
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Postnasal Drip
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Rickets
Ringworm
Rosacea
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Hypertension
Sepsis
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Syncope
Syphilis Infections
Syphilis Screening
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trichomoniasis Screening
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vaginosis Screening
Valley Fever
Vascular Disease
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

"I try to get the entire family involved and use a team approach to keep everyone informed."

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1986
    Tampa General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1984
    Tampa General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Medical School
    1983
  • 1978
    Hampden-Sydney College
    Undergraduate School
    1978

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Dr. Plunkett's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Plunkett

3.6

Based on 27 reviews

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Arrogant and rude. Be cautious if you're a millenial..
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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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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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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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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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Aetna
American Lifecare
Amerihealth
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Gilsbar 360
Humana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Medicaid
MultiPlan
Peoples Health
Choices 65 #14 for Metro New Orleans Area HMO
Choices 65 #14 for St. Tammany Parish
Choices Platinum #009 HMO
Choices Select HMO
Group Medicare for Office of Group Benefits HMO-POS
Group Medicare HMO-POS
Secure Health HMO-SNP
PHCS
PPO Plus
United Healthcare Community Plan
Vantage Health Plan
AAA0 Vantage ZERO -Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
AAA1 Value Plan - Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
AAA3 Premium Plan -Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
AAA4 Traditional Plus Plan - Medicare Advantage HMO
AAA6 Vantage Capitol Plan - Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
AAA7 Community Care-Plus Plan - Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
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