Dr. Bennett Gertz M.D.
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurodevelopmental Disabilities1675 Sw Marlow Ave Suite 200 Portland OR, 97225
Dr. Bennett Gertz is a child neurologist practicing in Portland, OR. Dr. Gertz specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system in children from birth to young adulthood. With combined understanding of childhood illness and the special needs of each individual child and their family, Dr. Gertz is able to help each patient improve the status of their health. Conditions such as seizures, delayed speech, weakness or frequent headaches are treated by child neurologists.
Education and Training
University of Massachusetts / Worcester Campus 2003
University Of Massachusetts Medical School 2004
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
- Georgetown University Hospital Program
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