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TLC Welcomes Geoffrey S. Platnick and Dr. Karin Belsito

July 25, 2012

Rockville, Md.— TLC—The Treatment and Learning Centers is pleased to announce new Board of Trustees member Geoffrey S. Platnick, Shareholder with the Family Law practice group of the Potomac firm Shulman Rogers and new Medical Advisory Board Member Karin Belsito, M.D., D.M.D. of the Pediatric Care Center of Bethesda. 

Geoffrey S. Platnick, who has been practicing law in the DC area for over ten years, is recognized as a Rising Star Maryland attorney by Super Lawyers magazine and has been named a Montgomery County Bar Leader for 2012. Trained and certified in collaborative law practice, Mr. Platnick is a member of the Collaborative Dispute Resolution Professionals and the Maryland Collaborative Law Association. A graduate of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo Law School, he is licensed to practice law in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the United States District Court of Maryland. Mr. Platnick is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association, and the Bar Association of Montgomery County. He was formerly Assistant Attorney General for the District of Columbia, where he worked in the area of child support establishment and enforcement.

Karen Belsito, M.D., D.M.D., is currently a developmental pediatrician with the Pediatric Care Center of Bethesda and an associate medical staff member of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Belsito is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both General Pediatrics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.