Robert Plemmons, MD, FACP, CWS

Wound Care Specialist
Scott & White Healthcare

Medical Director, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Wound Care

Patient Care Emphasis
Wound Care, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Venous Insufficiency Ulcers, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Pressure Ulcers, Radiation Injuries, Nonhealing Surgical Wounds, Traumatic Injury, Diabetic Neuropathic Ulcers, Crush Injuries, Compromised Flaps/Grafts, Arterial Ulcers, Chronic Refractory Osteomyelitis, Inflammatory Ulcers, Medication-Related Ulcers, Vasculitic Wounds, Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Infectious Disease
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Scott & White Appointment
    January 12, 2009

  • University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, MD, TX, 1989
  • University of Texas at San Antonio, BS, TX, 1981

  • Specialty Training
  • Infectious Disease Fellowship, Brooke Army Medical Center and Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX
  • Additional training in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) designation from the American Board of Wound Management.

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Associate Professor of Medicine

    Awards and Honors
  • American Academy of Family Medicine Teaching Award, 2010
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, 1992-1993
  • John L. Carpenter Award, Best Resident Research Paper, 1992

  • Professional Memberships
  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • American College of Physicians
  • Wound Healing Society

  • Languages Spoken

    Guitar, music, photography, hiking, history


    Scott & White Clinic & Dialysis Center - Temple South Loop
    2601 Thornton Lane
    Temple, TX 76502