Dr. Michael James Polydefkis MD Neurologist

Dr. Michael Polydefkis is a neurologist in Baltimore, Maryland and is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. He is one of 22 doctors at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1995

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Neurology, 1995 - 1998

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, 1998 - 1999

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Herpes Zoster among Persons Living with HIV in the Current ART Era.
Blank, L. J., Polydefkis, M. J., Moore, R. D., Gebo, K. A.

The lateral thoracic nerve and the cutaneous maximus muscle--a novel in vivo model system for nerve degeneration and regeneration studies.
Pan, B., Grünewald, B., Nguyen, T., Farah, M., Polydefkis, M., McDonald, J., Schramm, L. P., Toyka, K. V., Höke, A., Griffin, J. W.

SIV-induced impairment of neurovascular repair: a potential role for VEGF.
Ebenezer, G. J., McArthur, J. C., Polydefkis, M., Dorsey, J. L., O'Donnell, R., Hauer, P., Adams, R. J., Mankowski, J. L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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