Dr. Karen Bontia, MD

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Neurology | Female

Dr. Karen Bontia, MD
Dr. Karen Bontia, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Plano, TX. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Dr. Bontia is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Irving and Medical City Las Colinas.

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Dr. Bontia's Care Philosophy

Being closer to family brought her to Texas. And, she chose Medical & Surgical Clinic of Irving because of their stellar reputation for excellent patient care. In her spare time, Dr. Bonita enjoys hiking, biking, traveling and cooking. She is also fluent in Tagalog (Filipino). Dr. Bonita is on staff at Las Colinas Medical Center and Baylor Medical Center at Irving where she will care for inpatients. Her office is located in the Las Colinas Medical Center professional building.

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Dr. Bontia's Reviews

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based on 18 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Bontia's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Dallas, TX |
Dr Bontia is thorough, takes time to listen and ask relevant questions, considers my choices, and gives me options. The staff are cheerful, helpful, and efficient. The office is lovely and up-to-date with all the best tech available for diagnosis and treatment.
in Mesquite, TX |
I love Dr. Bonita she is so sweet ....she explains very well .....I went in feeling very very bad with headache and left out laughing and feeling so much calmer about my headache and understanding it more ( I was her patient when she was in Irving) wish I would have been to see her much sooner ....love love her and the staff ..............thank you thank you thank you !!!!!!!!!
Dr. Bontia is a superb neurologist. She has an excellent bedside manner and is committed to helping her patients. She spends time with each one and works tirelessly to find answers.
in Sherman, TX |
Dr. was the first Dr. who did a complete neurological exam on me. She also looked over all my past medical records and discussed them all. She spent a lot of time with me. I thought her bedside manner was very good.
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Dr. Bontia's Care Philosophy

Being closer to family brought her to Texas. And, she chose Medical & Surgical Clinic of Irving because of their stellar reputation for excellent patient care. In her spare time, Dr. Bonita enjoys hiking, biking, traveling and cooking. She is also fluent in Tagalog (Filipino). Dr. Bonita is on staff at Las Colinas Medical Center and Baylor Medical Center at Irving where she will care for inpatients. Her office is located in the Las Colinas Medical Center professional building.

Dr. Bontia's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurology
  •  Board certified in Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dizziness
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Memory Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Staten Island University Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    North Shore University Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill

    Completed in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Skin Biopsy