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
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


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