Robert Plemmons, MD, FACP, CWS

Wound Care Specialist

Medical Director, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Wound Care

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

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


    Temple South Loop Clinic
    2601 Thornton Lane
    Temple, TX 76502