Karen Bontia, M.D.
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, subspecialty in Neuromuscular Medicine
Dr. Bontia of the North Texas Institute of Neurology & Headache in Plano, TX treats patients with all neurological illnesses, and has special clinical interest in peripheral neuropathy, muscle diseases, myasthenia gravis, memory loss, dementia, seizures, epilepsy and multiple sclerosis.
Dr. Bontia has an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of the Philippines, where she graduated cum laude. She completed her medical degree at the University of the Philippines and did her Neurology residency in NorthShore Hospital–Long Island Jewish Hospital in New York, where she also served as chief resident in her final year of residency. She went on to complete a Neuromuscular fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She is boarded in Neurology, Psychiatry and Neuromuscular Medicine.