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Alison Pletch, M.D.


Hometown: New Paltz, NY
Undergraduate: McGill University 2006, SUNY New Paltz 2012
Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Interests / Hobbies: Origami, podcasts, weight lifting, crime shows, aquariums, languages
Favorite place in Maine: Kettle cove, Cape Elizabeth; Saltwater marsh, Scarborough
Medical interests: Minimally invasive surgery, the foregut
Favorite weekend destination: Montreal
Favorite Maine activity: Eating
What did you do before medical school: Peace Corps (Mozambique), Linguistics
Personal goals: Raising a well-adjusted person
Craziest / Best / Worst Job: Peace Corps volunteer (craziest), surgery resident (best), software tester (worst)
Why Maine Medical Center: Small program, lots of operative experience, flexible program administration
If I wasn’t a doctor, I would be a… personal trainer, event planner of the Montreal Jazz Fest, UN interpreter 
Favorite restaurant in Portland: Purple House