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Ferdinand J Plavidal, MD

Ferdinand J Plavidal, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ferdinand Plavidal, MD, received his bachelor's degree in 1968 from the University of New Orleans. He went on to complete his medical degree from Louisiana State University in 1972. Upon completion of his medical degree, Dr. Plavidal moved to Houston, Texas where he completed his internship in obstetrics and gynecology from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency from Baylor College of Medicine in 1976. Dr. Plavidal served on active duty as a Major in the United States Air Force following residency training. Currently Dr. Plavidal has privileges at The Woman's Hospital of Texas, Methodist Hospital, Texas Orthopedics Hospital and Harris County Hospital District in Houston, Texas. Dr. Plavidal is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of Harris County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Texas Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Houston Gynecological and Obstetrical Society and the American Medical Association. Dr. Plavidal was selected as one of the Best Doctors in America from 2001-2010. Additionally, he was named a Texas Super Doctor by Texas Monthly Magazine from 2004-2010. He has served as the Chief of Obstetrical Service at Woman's Hospital of Texas since 1991. Dr. Plavidal has served as President of the Houston Gynecologic and Obstetric Society and on national workgroups for prenatal safety with the Hospital Corporation of America.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cigna HMO

Annual Exams


Endometrial Ablation

Family Planning

Fertility Evaluation

Human Papillomavirus Vaccines

Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic


IUD Insertion & Removal


Minor Office Procedures

Obstetrics And Gynecology - OB/GYN

Preventative Healthcare


Vaginal Birth After Cesarean - VBAC