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Dr. Catherine Plzak, MD

Surgical Oncology*
5.0 (3)
Map Pin Small Chambersburg, PA
Accepting new patients
45 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Catherine Plzak, MD

Dr. Catherine Plzak, MD is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in Chambersburg, PA. They specialize in Surgical Oncology, has 45 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University and is affiliated with Wellspan Chambersburg Hospital, Wellspan Waynesboro Hospital and Upmc Carlisle. Patients rated Dr. Plzak an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Plzak works at WellSpan Breast Care in Chambersburg, PA with other offices in Waynesboro, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Male Breast Carcinoma, Breast Carcinoma and Ductal Carcinoma in Situ along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Plzak's Office Locations

  1. 1
    WellSpan Breast Care
    22 St Paul Dr Ste 207, Chambersburg, PA 17201 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (717) 709-6599
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
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    WellSpan Breast Care
    601 E Main St, Waynesboro, PA 17268 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (717) 709-6599

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Wellspan Chambersburg Hospital
  • Wellspan Waynesboro Hospital
  • Upmc Carlisle

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Male Breast Carcinoma
Breast Carcinoma
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
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Mastectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
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Bladder Cancer
Bone Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
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Lobular Carcinoma
Lung Cancer
Male Breast Cancer
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Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Peritoneal Cancer
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Ventral Hernia
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Colectomy
Colostomy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Port Placements or Replacements
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Wedge Resection Colon
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    About Dr. Catherine Plzak, MD

    Specialties*
    • Surgical Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 45 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1083700066
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Catherine Plzak, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Plzak is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Plzak has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Plzak has seen patients for Male Breast Carcinoma, Breast Carcinoma and Ductal Carcinoma in Situ, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Plzak on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Plzak. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Plzak.

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