Jean-Ronel Corbier, M.D.
Dr. Corbier is a Board-Certified Neurologist with special qualifications in Child Neurology. Dr. Corbier treats all childhood neurological conditions but has a special interest in working with children with Autism and related spectrum disorders (see Talk at AutismOne Conference). Dr. Corbier also works with PANDAS, and is presently conducting research in the area of Neuromodulation and Speech-language delay (http://brainrestorationministries.com/our-kids/). He is dedicated to the study of nutrition and its role in brain related disorders and practices ‘nutritional neurology’, combining neurology with evidence-based nutritional approaches to improve the overall health of his young patients . In addition to neurology, Dr. Corbier is Board Certified in Integrative Pediatrics. Dr. Corbier also works with adults with neurological disorders.
Dr. Corbier has been recognized for his work both within the greater Charlotte community as well as nationally. He has been awarded the ‘Patient Choice Award – Favorite Physicians in NC’ for 5 consecutive years, the ‘Compassionate Doctor Award’ for 5 consecutive years, Top 10 Doctor -State (NC) and others. He has shared his work on TV, radio and through various lectures and workshops, and has authored several books and articles, including topics on Autism, nutritional approaches to treatment, as well as his ‘Restoration Model’. Dr. Corbier has started a nonprofit organization to support research for patients with autism, neurometabolic conditions (mitochondrial disorder, peroxisomal biogenesis disorder, and Rett syndrome) as well as speech/language delay. This nonprofit organization, Brain Restoration Ministries, also supports financially deprived patients seeking optimal, wellness-based care.
Dr. Corbier earned his medical degree in 1995 from the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University (where he concurrently enrolled in a graduate program in Interdisciplinary Health and Humanities). He completed electives in neurology at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and the University of Michigan. He completed an internship and pediatric residency in Flint, Michigan and went on to finish 1 year of adult neurology training at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio followed by 2 years of child neurology fellowship training at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati where he was in charge of the neurology clerkship for medical students at the Children’s Hospital. Other academic endeavors have included studies abroad (e.g. a summer program at the University of London studying medical ethics and medical history).