North Texas Institute of Neurology and Headache

5425 W. Spring Creek Pkwy

Suite 275
Plano, TX 75024
Phone: (972) 403-8184
Fax: (972) 403-06858


Our Physician

Karen Bontia, MD Neurology | Banner | Call today for an appointment - (972) 253-4270

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Karen Bontia, MD Neurology | Call today for an appointment! - (972) 253-4270

Dr. Karen Bontia treats all neurological illnesses and has special clinical interest in treating headaches and migraines, peripheral neuropathy, muscle disease, myasthenia gravis, and Alzheimer’s dementia.

Dr. Bontia studied Psychology in the University of the Philippines graduating cum laude. She completed her medical degree at the University of the Philippines. She did her Neurology residency in North Shore University Hospital – Long Island Jewish Hospital in New York where she also served as Chief Resident in her final year in residency. She went on to complete a Neuromuscular fellowship in University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She is boarded in Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
In her free time, Dr. Bontia enjoys doing yoga, hiking, biking, gardening, cooking and traveling.

Training and Education

Board Certifications


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Neuromuscular Medicine

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Electrodiagnostic Medicine

American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Fellowship Training

EMG-Neuromuscular Medicine
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Residency Training

North Shore University Hospital –
Long Island Jewish Hospital
Manhasset, New York


Internal Medicine
Staten Island University Hospital
Staten Island, NY

Medical School

University of the Philippines
Manila, Philippines


American Academy of Neurology
American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine