Dr. Plaehn is a medical graduate from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Illinois. He performed his Internship and Residency at Metropolitan Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan an affiliate of Michigan State University. He then went on to Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan where he completed his Fellowship in Gastroenterology. Dr. Plaehn is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He has been practicing in the Lansing area since 1996.