Sigita Plioplys, MD
Sigita Plioplys, MDHead, 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
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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.
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 PsychiatrySee Northwestern University Faculty Profile
Research Interests: Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures, clinical service models for medically ill youth, innovative educational and training models for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellows