Ellen Deibert MD, FAHA, is the Director of GBMC Health Partners Center for Neurology. A board-certified neurologist, she has a long-standing interest in the management of patients with traumatic and acquired brain injuries. She completed medical school at Temple University School of Medicine in 1993, followed by an internship in Internal Medicine at Temple University. She then completed her Neurology Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, serving as Chief Resident during her final year.
To further her knowledge of traumatic brain injury, Dr. Deibert completed fellowships in Neurocritical Care and Neurorehabilitation at Washington University School of Medicine and stayed on faculty in the departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery until 2003. Currently, she is subspecialty board-certified in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine.
Following her time at Washington University, Dr. Deibert worked in the community to develop brain injury programs for rural systems in Massachusetts. This included implementing ImPACT (a computerized cognitive test for concussion) in local public schools, brain injury clinics at Berkshire Medical Center and Baystate Medical Center in collaboration with Trauma Surgery, and in 2010 opening a private practice focusing on the treatment of brain injury survivors.
From 2013 until April 2021, Dr. Deibert worked as a staff neurologist for WellSpan Adult Neurology and was a Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology with Drexel University School of Medicine. She served as the Drexel Neurology Clerkship Site Director at Wellspan for three years. From 2014-2021, she served as Medical Director at Acadia Inc, a neurorehabilitation facility in Lancaster that provides both rehabilitation and residential services for TBI survivors.
Dr. Deibert continues to focus her clinical time treating patients who have complications related to traumatic brain injury and acquired brain injury. She also sees patients with dementia syndromes, neuropsychiatric complications of neurosurgery, and acquired brain injury patients who have suffered conditions such as intracranial hemorrhage, stroke, anoxic injury, or complications of encephalitis. Dr. Deibert has published multiple book chapters and peer-reviewed manuscripts and lectures nationally in her areas of expertise.