Dr. Pletcher spent most of his early years in Elkhart, Indiana, where he attended Central High School. He earned a BA in Cell Biology at Goshen College then attended Indiana University School of Medicine. Internship and Internal Medicine Residency training was done at the University of Minnesota Hospitals in Minneapolis and St Paul, MN. He moved to Columbus after a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.

Dr. Pletcher and his wife Gina have two daughters and are active members of the Community Church of Columbus. Dr. Pletcher enjoys music and photography. He speaks Spanish and has participated in medical mission trips.  He serves at the Hispanic Volunteers in Medicine.

He came to Columbus in 1990 and joined Columbus Internal Medicine. In January 2003, he started Southeastern Indiana Gastroenterology, LLC which was first located at Sandcrest Buildings on 25th Street and moved to the present location in 2005.   

 He was Board Certified in Internal Medicine in 1987 and Gastroenterology in 1993. Special medical interests and training include Liver and Gallbladder Diseases. He treats patients with esophageal, gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreatic diseases and performs screening colonoscopy.  He cares for adults and children down to the age of 15.



Specializing in Liver and Intestinal Disease
Board Certified in Internal Medicine in 1987
Board Certified in Gastroenterology in 1993