Dr. Plessala is a practicing obstetrician and gynecologist with over 30 years of clinical experience. A native of Morgan City, Louisiana, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Tulane University and his medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical Center. He continued his medical training, completing his obstetrics and gynecology internship and residency with the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident. In 1994, he joined Mobile OB-GYN, PC in Mobile, Alabama, where he continues his active practice. Dr. Plessala holds a certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a member of numerous medical associations, including the American Medical Association, Mobile Bay OB-GYN Society, Mobile County Medical Society, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama. He also serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies with the University of South Alabama.
Dr. Plessala has extensive research experience and has been published in The Journal of Infectious Disease and the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has participated in over forty clinical Phase II, III, IV, and Device trials, reflecting his widespread interest in all aspects of women’s health care. Dr. Plessala is the Chairman of the OB-GYN Department at Providence Hospital and serves on the Providence Hospital Foundation Board of Directors. He has also served on the McGill-Toolen Catholic High School Foundation Board of Directors.
Dr. Plessala has served as the Chief Scientific Officer of Innovative Medicine Partners for the past four years. In this role, Dr. Plessala has contributed his invaluable knowledge of research to all stages of the development of innovative medical devices. He is the inventor and co-patent holder of several devices in the field of infertility, and he continues to search for innovative solutions for the difficult challenges of today’s health care system in order to provide all patients with a better tomorrow.