Thursday, August 7, 2014
Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital is pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Amanda F. Van Straten, new full time neurologist at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital.
Dr. Van Straten grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She received her BS in Chemical Engineering from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL in 2005, and her MD from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City in 2009. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and her Residency in Neurology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She most recently (2013-2014) completed a Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.
Van Straten received the Outstanding Neurology Resident of 2013, chosen by the faculty. She’s given multiple presentations on neurologic conditions. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society, has published several papers, and is Board Certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Laural Ruggles, VP Marketing and Community Health Improvement says of Van Straten’s arrival, “We are very fortunate to have Dr. Van Straten join us. She’s extremely capable with a wide array of knowledge. Her genuine care for patients is exceptional.”
Van Straten’s specialties include seizures, headaches, stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinsons, dementia, spinal cord injuries, neuropathy and other neurologic conditions.
She lives in St. Johnsbury with her husband Peter and son Jacob. They enjoy the great outdoors and their dogs.