George W. Plonk, MD
Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon Dr. George W. Plonk sees patients on the Lexington Medical Center campus at Davidson Surgical Associates, an affiliate of Wake Forest Baptist Health. He provides consultation, treatment and disease intervention plans for patients with vascular disease.
Dr. Plonk specializes in:
- Carotid artery disease
- Aortic aneurysm
- Kidney and intestinal vascular disease
- Peripheral arterial disease
- Blood clots
- Vascular access for hemodialysis
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What are Vascular Specialists?
Vascular physicians are fellowship trained to diagnose and treat
all conditions of the arteries and veins outside the heart and
brain. They also manage conditions of the lymphatic system.
Vascular and endovascular surgeons prescribe noninvasive therapy
such as exercise and medicine, offer noninvasive diagnostic
testing, and perform a variety of diagnostic and surgical
procedures. They also offer endovascular and endovenous surgeries
(interventional procedures such as stenting of arteries and
A vascular medicine physician's emphasis is the prevention and
management of vascular conditions. This specialist offers
noninvasive therapy and diagnostic testing plus performs a variety
of diagnostic procedures.