William M. Platt, M.D., FAAPMR, FIAIME

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, South Carolina and received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis.

Dr. Platt completed his internship at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. He then completed an additional three year residency program in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Dr. Platt is both Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Board Certified in Pain Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He is a fellow of the Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators.

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

Dr. Platt has practiced in the Tri-Cities since 1990 with a brief hiatus due to active duty service as a reservist during Operation Desert Storm 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.