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As a cardiologist, Dr. Benjamin Plaisance provides specialized care for conditions affecting the heart & cardiovascular system in patients near Birmingham, AL.


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Cardiovascular Associates of the Southeast  


3980 Colonnade Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35243

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Cardiology
Practice Specialty Cardiology
Hospital Affiliation
  • Brookwood Medical Center
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  

  • Most

About Dr. Plaisance
Dr. Plaisance



- Provide compassionate, current, well-balanced and patient centered care for a variety of adult cardiac conditions including congestive heart failure, congenital heart disease, valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrhythmias, and peripheral arterial disease to name just a few.

- Provide inpatient, including ICU, as well as outpatient consultation services in general cardiology at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham, AL.  - Perform cardiac catheterizations, cardiac CTA and calcium scoring, transthoracic as well as transesophageal echocardiography, nuclear cardiology procedures including stress testing, perfusion imaging and viability studies, vascular ultrasound, cardioversions, implantable loop recorders, IVC filters, EKGs, Holter monitors and event recorders as well as a variety of other procedures. - More advanced procedures including ablations, stents, pacemakers and defibrillators are available through our practice. 

- Currently accepting new patients.


Special Interests  

  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac CT Angiography (Board Eligible; Level 3 Eligible)
  • Cardiac Device Implantation and Follow Up
  • Echocardiography (Board Certifed)
  • Nuclear Cardiology (Board Certified)
  • Public Health and Preventive Care (Masters of Public Health)
  • Vascular Ultrasound (Board Certified)

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • University of Michigan Hospital SystemAnn Arbor, MI
    Residency in Internal Medicine


  • University of Kentucky Chandler Medical CenterLexington, Kentucky
    Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship

Languages Spoken  

  • English