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Derrick J. Plahn DO, FACC, FASE, RPVI, Cardiology

Derrick J. Plahn, DO, FACC, FASE, RPVI

We believe in a teamwork approach to care in which the patients, physicians and staff work together to achieve the best possible outcomes.

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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

Secondary Specialties

Nuclear Cardiology
Echocardiography

Provider Type

Franciscan Physician Network

Board Certification
  • American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Echocardiography, Echocardiography
  • American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Availability

Accepting new patients

Languages

English

Gender

Male

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Franciscan Physician Network Indiana Heart Physicians Indianapolis

Franciscan Physician Network Indiana Heart Physicians Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

Contact:
5330 E. Stop 11 Road
Indianapolis, IN 46237
(317) 893-1900

Office Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Franciscan Physician Network Indiana Heart Physicians Greensburg

Franciscan Physician Network Indiana Heart Physicians Greensburg, Greensburg, IN

Contact:
Decatur County Memorial Hospital
720 N. Lincoln Street
Greensburg, IN 47240-1327
(317) 893-1900

Office Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Franciscan Physician Network Indiana Heart Physicians Shelbyville

Franciscan Physician Network Indiana Heart Physicians Shelbyville, Shelbyville, IN

Contact:
UnaVie Cardiology Center
2451 Intelliplex Dr., Suite 220
Shelbyville, IN 46176-8581
(317) 893-1900

Office Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Franciscan Health Carmel

Franciscan Health Carmel, Carmel, IN

12188-B North Meridian Street
Carmel, IN 46032-4840
(317) 705-4500

Franciscan Health Indianapolis

Franciscan Health Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

8111 S. Emerson Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46237
(317) 528-5000

  • Medical School
    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Erie, PA
  • Residency
    Internal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Stratford, NJ
  • Fellowship
    Cardiovascular Disease, McLaren-Greater Lansing Hospital/Edward R. Sparrow Hospital
    Lansing, MI
  • American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Echocardiography, Echocardiography
  • American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Awards/Recognitions

  • Dr. Plahn is also a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation.
  • A member of the American Society of Hypertension.
  • A member of the ASH Specialist in Clinical Hypertension. 
  • A member of the Council for certification in Cardiovascular Imaging/Nuclear Cardiology.
  • Recognized as Top Doctors 2019 by Indianapolis Monthly for cardiovascular disease.

Indiana Heart Physicians provides a number of specialty services and diagnostic testing including the following:

Specialty Services

  • Atrial Fibrillation Center
  • Cardiovascular research
  • Coronary and peripheral intervention
  • Heart Failure Clinic
  • Heart Valve Center
  • Lipid (cholesterol) Management Clinic
  • Pacemaker & Defibrillator Clinic
  • Protime (Anticoagulation) Clinic
  • Syncope Clinic

Diagnostic Testing

  • Ankle brachial index (ABI)
  • Cardiac CT
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Carotid doppler ultrasound
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Electrophysiology study
  • Holter monitoring
  • Lower extremity arterial (LEA)
  • Nuclear stress
  • Resting/stress echocardiography
  • Standard treadmill stress
  • Symptom event monitoring

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