McLeod Women's Care Clarendon welcomes doctor


MANNING - McLeod Health Clarendon and McLeod Physician Associates welcome Dr. Monica Ploetzke to the medical staff. Ploetzke provides obstetric and gynecological care at McLeod Health Clarendon. She joins fellow physician Dr. Steve Tollison and certified nurse midwives Tom Chappell and Judy Fry serving patients at McLeod Women's Care Clarendon.

Ploetzke comes to McLeod following the completion of her residency training at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia. Dr. Ploetzke earned her Doctor of Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 2014.

"I enjoy creating relationships with patients and the combination of surgery and direct patient care that obstetrics and gynecology provide," Dr. Ploetzke said. A native of North Augusta, Ploetzke is recently married and enjoys sports and spending time outdoors.

Ploetzke welcomes new patients by appointment, and same-day consultations are available. For more information, visit or call (803) 433-0797 for an appointment.

McLeod Health operates seven hospitals, including McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, McLeod Health Cheraw, McLeod Health Clarendon, McLeod Darlington, McLeod Dillon, McLeod Loris and McLeod Seacoast (North Myrtle Beach). Additionally, construction of an outpatient medical complex is underway in Carolina Forest as an expansion of McLeod Seacoast.

McLeod also operates Urgent Care Centers in Florence and Darlington, along with approximately 90 medical practices throughout the 15-county region McLeod Health serves from the Midlands to the coast.