Ferdinand Plavidal, MD

Ferdinand Plavidal, MD

OBGYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)
Ferdinand Plavidal, MD

Ferdinand Plavidal, MD

OBGYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)

Personal Statement

Dr. Ferdinand Plavidal received his Bachelor's degree in 1968 from the University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana. 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, St. Luke's Episcopal 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.




  • English

Insurance Plans

  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna - Choice Fund OA Plus
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - Fundamental Care (PPO)
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access Plus
  • Cigna - Indemnity
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - POS Open Access
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Cigna - Shared Administration (PPO)
  • Great West Healthcare - Open Access
  • GWH-Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - Katy ISD
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan - PHCS
  • Pacificare - PPO
  • ppoNext - PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • Tricare - Prime
  • Tricare - Standard
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select POS

Medical School

Louisiana State University School of Medicine (1972)


Baylor College of Medicine (1973)

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Available Appointments

7580 Fannin Suite 335 / 713-795-5450

7580 Fannin Suite 335 Houston, TX 77054 (713) 795-5450

Mar 30
Mar 31
Apr 01
Apr 02
Apr 03
  • 3:30 pm