Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Sigita  Plioplys, MD

Sigita Plioplys, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Focus of Work

Bio

My primary areas of research interests and clinical expertise are psychiatric and cognitive problems of children with epilepsy and other neurological disorders, as well as diagnosis and treatment of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. I have developed multidisciplinary clinical service model to provide effective comprehensive treatment for children suffering from comorbid neurological and psychiatric illnesses. This clinical program provides guidance and assistance in their transition to adult...[Read full text]My primary areas of research interests and clinical expertise are psychiatric and cognitive problems of children with epilepsy and other neurological disorders, as well as diagnosis and treatment of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. I have developed multidisciplinary clinical service model to provide effective comprehensive treatment for children suffering from comorbid neurological and psychiatric illnesses. This clinical program provides guidance and assistance in their transition to adulthood. It also offers a unique training environment for fellows in child psychiatry and neurology. [Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Vilnius (1985)
  • Board Certification: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry

Contact

773-880-4800

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 10
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611