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Dr. John Pliska, MD

Dr. John Pliska, MD

Age 65 Pediatric Cardiology M
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Dr. John Pliska, MD is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Temple, TX. Dr. Pliska completed a residency at Childrens Medical Center of Dallas. He currently practices at UT Physicians Pediatrics and is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Pliska is board certified in Pediatric Cardiology.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Fellowship Hospital — 1989
  • Childrens Medical Center of Dallas, Residency Hospital — 1986
  • Childrens Medical Center of Dallas, Internship Hospital — 1984
  • Oregon U, School of Medicine, Medical School — 1983

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Scott & White Health Plan

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  1. UT Physicians Pediatrics

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      Scott & White Memorial Hospital
      2401 S 31ST ST, Temple, TX 76508 Existing Patients: (254) 724-2111
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      Baylor Scott & White-killeen
      3801 Scott And White Dr, Killeen, TX 76543 Existing Patients: (254) 680-1100

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Dr. Pliska, has been my sons Dr. for 15 years. He has helped my family in many ways. Dylan, loves and respects Dr. Pliska, very much. Dr. Pliska, has always been wonderful as he helped my son and I, through Scott and Whites very first pedi cardiac cath procedure. Soon after, Dr. Pliska, and Dylan's surgeon Dr. Fox. were with our family through open heart surgery .To this day, 15 years later, Dr. pliska, is the most important person in my sons health care team.
misty frazho in Temple, TX — Nov 09, 2018
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Dr. Pliska frequently treats Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), Atrial Septal Defect, and Septal Defect.  

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  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple