Dr. Plotnik earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in 1998 and completed postgraduate training in Pediatrics in 2001. She joined Pediatric and Young Adult Medicine in 2001 and plans to cultivate her special interest in sports medicine. Dr. Plotnik lives in Houlton, Wisconsin, with her husband Riad Youssef, DDS, an oral surgeon and their children. She enjoys golf, tennis, and playing guitar and piano. Dr. Plotnik is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.