George M. Plotkin, PhD, MD


Specialty:

Neurology

Group:

ETMC First Physicians

Education:

PhD in physiological chemistry, MIT
Fellowships in movement and neuromuscular disorders at Harvard Medical School, MA
Doctor of Medicine, magna cum laude at Boston University School of Medicine, MA

Board Certifications:

Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Clinical Interests:

Movement disorders
Parkinson's disease tremors
Cerebellar ataxia
Deep brain stimulation
Electrodiagnostics
Botox injections for dystonia

Philosophy:

Dr. Plotkin received his M.D. magna cum laude at Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his fellowships in movement and neuromuscular disorders at Harvard Medical School and affiliated hospitals. He also holds a Ph.D. in physiological chemistry from M.I.T.
He specializes in movement disorders (Parkinson’s Disease, essential tremor, dystonias, gait disorders, tic syndromes, etc.), but also treats a wide range of general neurological disorders. He is board certified in electrodiagnostic medicine by the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is a member of the honorary society Alpha Omega Alpha, as well as having received a number of other awards. He has held numerous appointments at Harvard, Tufts and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was previously acting director of the neurophysiology unit at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
He is currently the Medical Director of the Movement Disorders Center at the East Texas Medical Center Neurological Institute.