Drew P. PlonkWake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

173 Ratings

Drew P. Plonk

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Nasal and Sinus Disorders, Otolaryngology (adult)

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4161
Department: 336-716-3902

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2002
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine, 2006
  • Internship, Surgery, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2007
  • Residency, Otolaryngology, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2011

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology


  • Am Academy Of Otolaryng-Head &
  • North Carolina Medical Society

NPI Number

  • 1285818856
Drew P. Plonk

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

173 Ratings

Drew P. Plonk

Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-3850 | Department: 336-716-3902

Recent Publications

Plonk DP, Browne JD. Internal carotid artery in zone IIb and its implications: a case report. Ear Nose Throat J. 2013;92(3):E15-16.

Todd JT, Butler SG, Plonk DP, Grace-Martin K, Pelletier CA. Effects of chemesthetic stimuli mixtures with barium on swallowing apnea duration. Laryngoscope. 2012;122(10):2248-2251.

Todd JT, Butler SG, Plonk DP, Grace-Martin K, Pelletier CA. Main taste effects on swallowing apnea duration in healthy adults. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012;147(4):678-683.

Plonk DP, Butler SG, Grace-Martin K, Pelletier CA. Effects of chemesthetic stimuli, age, and genetic taste groups on swallowing apnea duration. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011;145(4):618-622.

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Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Clinical Interests

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Nasal and Sinus Disorders, Otolaryngology (adult)
Drew P. Plonk

Drew P. Plonk

Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
CP efforts to include in decisions
CP explanations of prob/condition
CP spoke using clear language
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
Likelihood of recommending CP
Patients' confidence in CP
Time CP spent with patient
Wait time at clinic

Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.


Was very attentive to my concerns.


Everything was very visitor friendly -


Dr. Plonk performed surgery on my broken nose in 2011. He did an excellent job at the time. I came back for a follow up regarding breathing difficulties through my nose and my appointment with him went great. He was open and honest and pointed me in the direction I need to go. I would recommend him to any of my friends and/or families.


I'm thankful I found dr plonk. My sinus condition has been serious for years and he is the only one that has listened and treated me accordingly. I have ongoing problems but dr plonk hasn't given up. It is reassuring to have someone work this hard to help improve my condition.


*Dr. Plonk and his PA *Jennifer spent a good deal of time speaking with me. Very patient!


Answered all questions helped me to understand treatment options


Dr. Plonk has been great and helpful since my first visit with him.


Dr. Plonk was wonderful and we set up an appoint for my husband with another ENT for his specific needs. They were also great ????


I found Dr Drew Plonk after extensive research and recommendations from wake forest staff. he was receptive, energetic very informative. his after care and interaction with me has been a superb experience. he is not the aloof untouchable doctor of the past. i found him to be progressive, grounded and highly skilled, easy to talk to and always left his office ecstatic with the exchange of information and answers.




All visits with *Dr. Plonk went very well.




He was exceptional! *Dr. Plonk spent a considerable amount of time trying to diagnose what has been causing my repeated condition. We discussed a number of possibilities and, I believe, that he, of numerous physicians I've seen best grasp of the problem.


Dr. Plonk treated my problem with utmost concern, and he thoroughly checked out the situation before implementing a plan of treatment. I am feeling 100% now!


Great doctor.


we have recommended Dr. Plonk to others


Everything was positive and super.


I have already been recommending this provider to others.


Can't recommend Dr. Plonk highly enough.


*Dr. Plonk is an excellent doctor. Very caring and concerned -


He's fantastic!


I travel 3 hours one way to go and see, that 's how much I think of Wake Forest.


I was very pleased with all aspects of the visit.


Dr Plonk and the team of Dr's. he put together saved my life. Every nurse gave me the utmost care. The care I received at Baptist Hospital was the absolute best.


Excellent physician! Although I live in Greensboro, I'm inclined to contact Dr. Plonk if I have any additional ENT issues.


This was my first time seeing Dr. Plonk. I am impressed with his knowledge, skill, and especially his caring attitude!


I am very pleased with Dr. Plonk's knowledge, attentiveness, and bedside manner. I am very confident that he will help me resolve my issues.


Very good.


Very caring and understanding of the problem, dealt with the situation in a more than acceptable manner




professional & concerned.


I have been referred to Dr. Plonk twice for sinus surgery. He listens thoughtfully, explains what he finds and what he is going to do and offers good instruction for follow up. I feel he is extremely knowledgeable and a caring, compassionate doctor.

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