Dr. John H. Seok's philosophy of care revolves around honesty, evidence-based practices, and patient well-being. Dr. Seok believes in providing honest and evidence-based care to all patients, free from bias and solely focused on their well-being. He considers this commitment paramount in a healthcare landscape that is becoming increasingly complex.
Dr. Seok's passion for helping patients on their journey to recovery and their trust in his medical expertise drove him to become a physician. He finds fulfillment in knowing that he can positively impact their lives.
With a BA (Summa Cum Laude) in Molecular Biology from Colgate University, he earned his medical degree from Upstate Medical University at Syracuse. He served a residency in Neurology at the National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
As a board-certified general Neurologist, Dr. Seok specializes in treating various neurological conditions, including dementia, Parkinson's, stroke, migraine, and muscle disorders. He is also interested in utilizing Botox treatments for different neurological conditions.
His patient focus extends to those with brain disorders, nerve issues, and muscle disorders. Common conditions he addresses include migraines/headaches, dementia, Parkinson's disease, stroke, and seizures.
Beyond his medical practice, Dr. Seok enjoys a variety of hobbies, including golf, scuba diving, and paragliding. He is a family man, married with a daughter who recently started college and a son in high school.
Dr. Seok's unique qualifications include certification as an acupuncturist, and he is passionate about integrating Western and Oriental medicine to provide the best care for his patients. He is fluent in Korean, enhancing his ability to connect with a diverse patient population.
Dr. Seok's journey includes a distinguished military career as a retired Navy Lieutenant. He has received combat awards for his deployment to Iraq and a Presidential Unit Citation for his military service. With over 20 years of military healthcare provider experience, Dr. Seok brings a fresh perspective to patient care at Mount Nittany Health.
|Upstate Medical University at Syracuse, NY
|National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland