Meet Our Team
Dr. Breta Boots, DO
Dr. Breta Boots Specializes in general neurology with an emphasis in neurophysiology and headache. She provides care for people who are experiencing dysfunction of the nervous system including conditions such as neuropathy, migraine and other headache disorders, dementia, seizures, stroke, concussion and many others. She takes great care to get to know her patients, paying close attention to details of their multifaceted problems, but also keeping in mind the “big picture” to make sure that treatment is closely aligned with each individual’s values and circumstances.
She graduated Magna Cum Laude and received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, followed by an Internal Medicine internship at Lankenau Medical Center in Pennsylvania. She completed her Neurology residency and sub-specialty neurophysiology fellowship training at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA, where she focused on electromyography (EMG) and electroencephalography (EEG). She later completed a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Headache Diagnosis and Management through Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. She is board certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Breta served as Clinical Co-Chief Resident during her Neurology training, and she is a member of the clinical staff at the University of Massachusetts Department of Neurology. She enjoys continuously learning to advance her knowledge of the nervous system and all of its complexities, and when able, teaching neurology residents and medical students. Above all, she learns from her patients, and she puts her heart and soul into their care. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Breta’s newest passion is following a plant-based lifestyle for general optimal health and prevention of dementia, which runs in her family. She is encouraged by the abundant research which shows that plant-based diets AND optimization of vascular risk factors (such as hypertension and diabetes) can help to prevent many types of dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases, and she makes sure to educate her patients, their family members and the community about this powerful tool to prevent or at least slow down neurodegeneration. She is an animal lover (you will always find animal rescue calendars in her treatment rooms), so get ready to show her a picture of your dog! During her free time, Breta enjoys doing yoga and meditating regularly and getting outdoors to bike, ski, swim, hike and paddleboard, in addition to spending time with her dearest friends and family.
“Neurologic disorders can have a profound impact on how a person experiences his or her life. I take great pride in working closely with individuals to find ways to optimize well-being in every way possible. There is always something that can be done, and I am thrilled to be part of such an extraordinary team of people committed to offering the best care for our patients.”
Dr. Boots has been compassionate, thorough, efficient, and effective. She listens and quickly evaluates issues, finding solutions and doing all that needs to be done. I can’t say enough good things about her!
Nancy Parker, a year ago