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Neil H. Pliskin PhD

Neil H. Pliskin
Designation
  • Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Director, Neurobehavior Program
  • Director, Neuropsychology Service
Contact Information
  • (312) 996-6217
  • npliskin@uic.edu
  • Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI)
    Department of Psychiatry (MC 913)
    912 S. Wood St.
    Chicago IL 60612
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  • Dorothy Gawel

Dr. Pliskin is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Neurology with years of experience working as a neuropsychologist and directing Neuropsychology training programs. He has a special interest in the neuropsychological sequelae of medical illness. Dr. Pliskin has published in the areas of renal disease, multiple sclerosis, and dementia and is a nationally recognized expert in the area of electrical shock injuries.

  • psychiatry

    Advisor, AMA/CPT Health Care Professionals Advisory Committee on behalf of the American Psychological Association. Former Chair, Practice Advisory Committee, American Psychological Association’s Division of Neuropsychology; Former Director of Continuing Education, International Neuropsychological Society.

  • Pliskin, N., Ammar, A., Fink, J., Hill, S., Malina, A., Ramati, A., Kelley, K. and Lee, R. Neuropsychological Changes Following Electrical Injury.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 12, 17-23, 2006.

    Ammar, A., Fink, J., Ramati, A., Kelley, K., Crawford, I., Bryant, F., Lee, R. and Pliskin, N. Memory functioning in electrically injured patients with and without PTSD.  Acta Neuropsychologica, 4 (3), 119-124, 2006.

    Wicklund, A., Ammar, A., Weitlauf, J., Heilbronner, R., Fink, J., Lee, R., Kelley, K. and Pliskin, N. MMPI-2 Patterns in Electrical Injury:  A Controlled Investigation.  The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 22 (1), 98-111, 2008.

    Ramati, A. Pliskin, N., Keedy, S. Erwin, R., Fink, J. Bodnar, E., Lee, R., Cooper, M. and Sweeney, J. Alteration in Functional Brain Systems After Electrical Injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 26(10):1815-22, 2009.

    Ramati, A., Rubin, L., Wicklund, A., Pliskin, N., Ammar, A., Fink, J., Bodnar, E., Lee, R., Cooper, M. and Kelley, K.  Prevalence of Psychiatric Morbidity Following Electrical Injury and Its Effects on Cognitive Functioning.  General Hospital Psychiatry, 31(4):360-6, 2009.

    Little, D.M., Kraus, M.F., Joseph, J., Geary, E.K., Susmaras, T., Zhou, X.J., Pliskin, N. and Gorelick, P.B. Thalamic integrity underlies executive dysfunction in traumatic brain injury.  Neurology, 74(7), 558-564, 2010.

    Festa, J.R., Schwarz, L., Pliskin, N. H., Cullum, C.M., Lacritz, L., Charbel, F., Matthews, M., Starke, R., Connolly, E.S., Marshall, R.S. and Lazar, R. M. Neurocognitive Function in Adult Moyamoya Disease.  Journal of Neurology, 257(5), 806-815, 2010.

    Geary, EK, Kraus, MF, Pliskin, N. and Little, DM. Verbal Learning Differences in Chronic Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 16(3), 506-516, 2010.

    Atkinson IC, Sonstegaard R, Pliskin, N., Thulborn KR. Vital Signs and Cognitive Function are Not Affected by 23-Sodium and 17-Oxygen MR Imaging of the Human Brain at 9.4 Tesla.  Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 32:82–87, 2010.