William M. Platt, M.D., FAAPMR, FAADEP

A native of Johnson City, Dr. Platt is a graduate of Science Hill High school. He completed a BS in Biology at Wofford College in Spartanburg SC and received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis.

Dr. Platt completed his internship at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, TN. He then completed an additional three year residency program in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Missouri-Columbia and is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He is a fellow of the Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians.

Dr. Platt's interventional spine procedure training is through the International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS).

Dr. Platt has practiced in the TriCities since 1990 with a brief hiatus due to active duty service as a reservist during Operation Desert Strom in 1991.

What Is A Physiatrist?

A physiatrist is a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician. Physiatrists are experts at treating many conditions affecting nerve, muscle bone and joints which consequently affect the way you move. These doctors have completed four years of premedical, followed by four years of medical school. They then train four additional years in internship/residency.