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SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE, Pa.Elmyra V. Encarnacion, M.D., a board-certified neurologist, has joined Geisinger, practicing at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, Geisinger Neurology on West Olive Street in Scranton, and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre. 

Dr. Encarnacion earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. She obtained her medical degree at St. Georges University Medical School in Grenada. She completed an internship in internal medicine at St. Luke’s Hospital, an affiliate of Columbia University Medical School, in New York City, a residency in neurology at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, and fellowships in movement disorders at University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa and the Experimental Therapeutics Branch of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. 

Dr. Encarnacion’s clinical interests are Parkinson’s disease, other parkinsonian syndromes, tremor, Huntington’s disease, chorea, ataxia, gait disturbance, myoclonus/jerks, tics, tardive syndromes and restless leg syndrome. 

She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology and Movement Disorders Society. 

To make an appointment with Dr. Encarnacion, call 800-275-6401. 

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