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Sigita Plioplys, MD

Sigita Plioplys, MD

Head, Pediatric Neuropsychiatry Clinic, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Languages: English, Lithuanian, Russian


Dr. Sigita Plioplys is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Lurie Children's Hospital. She completed her psychiatry residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at Lurie Children's.

Dr. Plioplys is a pediatric neuropsychiatrist with more than 20 years of experience. She is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in pediatric neuropsychiatry. Her primary clinical focus is outpatient diagnostic evaluations and treatment of youth with neurological disorders, specifically epilepsy. She also provides consultations for second opinions.

Dr. Plioplys is a Co-Chair of Physically Ill Child Committee at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Clinical Interests: Child and adolescent psychiatry, functional neurological disorders, psychogenic-non-epileptic seizures, ADHD, learning problems, anxiety

Education & Training

Education: University of Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1985

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1999-2001; Residency in psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1996-1999; Residency in neurology, University of Vilnius, Lithuania,1986-1990

Board Certifications: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Professional Organizations: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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Research Interests: Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures, clinical service models for medically ill youth, innovative educational and training models for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellows

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