Dr. Joseph Mark Savitt MD Neurologist

Dr. Joseph Savitt is a neurologist in Baltimore, Maryland and is affiliated with Howard County General Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. He is one of 15 doctors at Howard County General Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Howard County General Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Neurology, 1998 - 2001

University of Maryland
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 1998

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

MD State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Ghrelin mediates stress-induced food-reward behavior in mice.
Chuang, J., Perello, M., Sakata, I., Osborne-Lawrence, S., Savitt, J.M., Lutter, M., Zigman, J.M.

Ghrelin promotes and protects nigrostriatal dopamine function via a UCP2-dependent mitochondrial mechanism.
Andrews, Z.B., Erion, D., Beiler, R., Liu, Z., Abizaid, A., Zigman, J., Elsworth, J.D., Savitt, J.M., DiMarchi, R., Tschoep, M., Roth, R.H., Gao, X., Horvath, T.L.

S-nitrosylation of XIAP compromises neuronal survival in Parkinson's disease.
Tsang, A.K., Lee, Y., Ko, H.S., Savitt, J.M., Pletnikova, O., Troncoso, J.C., Dawson, V.L., Dawson, T.M., Chung, K.K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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