Psychiatry, Geriatric PsychiatryBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America
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Gregory Pontone, M.D., M.H.S., is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. After completing a medicine internship and residency training in psychiatry at Johns Hopkins, he completed a two-year Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry and Movement Disorders focusing on Parkinson’s disease through the Clinical Research Program of the Morris K. Udall Parkinson’s Disease Research Center at Johns Hopkins. He also completed a Fellowship in Clinical Trial Methods in Neurology sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has an added certification in the specialty of Geriatric Psychiatry. He serves on the Scientific Review Committee and as Co-Chair of the Cognitive/Psychiatric Working Group for an international consortium of Parkinson's disease researchers, the Parkinson Study Group.
Dr. Pontone is an associate editorial board member for the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. He is an attending psychiatrist in the Geriatric and Neuropsychiatry Division, where he treats patients with neurodegenerative disorders including Parkinson’s disease and related disorders, Alzheimer’s dementia, and behavioral disturbances resulting from these diseases. He is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Parkinson’s Disease Neuropsychiatry Clinic, which focuses on diagnosing and treating the neuropsychiatric aspects of Parkinson’s disease and related disorders. His research focuses on the interaction between neuropsychiatric symptoms such as cognitive impairment, anxiety, depression, and motor impairment in Parkinson’s disease.