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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology • Male • Age 50

9850 Key West Ave Fl 4
Rockville, MD 20850
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Dr. Difazio's Experience

Dr. Difazio's Care Philosophy


  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Pediatrics
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemodenervation
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Back Pain
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Coma
  • Concussion
  • Convulsions
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Grand Mal Seizures
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Insomnia
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Diseases and Disorders
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Diseases and Disorders
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Parasomnias
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Petit Mal Seizure
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Quadriplegia
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sialorrhea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Lobe Seizure
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo

Background Check for Dr. Difazio

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


Media & Publications

  • Pediatric Teaching Intern of the Year, 1992
  • National Defense Service Medal, 1991
  • Excellence in Innovation, Allergan, Inc., 2005
  • Department of Neurology Staff Instructor of the Year, 2001-2002
  • Meritorious Service Medal, 1996,2002
  • Army Commendation Medal, 1996
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1991
  • The little Neurotoxin that Could, 4/21/2003
  • Biotinidase deficiency, 2006
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia in a six-year-old Child: a Rare Cause of Childhood Stroke, 8/00
  • Paroxysmal Tonic Upgaze and Partial Tetrasomy of Chromosome 15: A Novel Genetic Association, 2005
  • Aicardi Syndrome, 2006
  • Early Diagnosis of Spinal Cord Arteriovenous Malformations, 1994
  • Acute Onset of Myoclonus After Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Infection, 1998
  • Acute Onset of Myoclonus after Group A Beta Hemolytic Streptococcal Infection: A PANDAS Variant., 10/98
  • The Utility of SPECT Scanning in a Neonate with Hypothalamic Hamartoma and Gelastic Seizures, 7/00
  • Basal Ganglia Injury as a Complication of the Ketogenic Diet, 2002
  • A Focused Review of Treatment with Botulinum Toxins for Low Back Pain, 2003
  • Botulinum toxin A improved burning pain and allodynia in two patients with spinal cord pathology, 2003
  • Visual disturbance associated with postoperative cerebellar mutism, 2005
  • Botulinum toxin A improved burning pain and allodynia in two patients with spinal cord pathology, 2003
  • Ectodermal Dysplasia and Brain Cystic Changes, 7/02
  • Index of Suspicion: Case 3, Infantile Pseudotumor Cerebri, 7/01
  • Orofacial Automatisms Induced by Acute Withdrawal From High-Dose Midazolam Mimicking Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus in a Child, 2003
  • Visual disturbance associated with postoperative cerebellar mutism, 2005
  • A Rare Interstitial Deletion (2)(p11.2p13) In a Child With Pericentric Inversion of Paternal Origin, 1999
  • Aicardi Syndrome, 2006
  • Molecularly defined Interstitial Tandem Duplication 6p Case with Mild Manifeestations, 2001

Education & Training

Medical School

Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1991

Internship Hospital

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Complete in 1992

Residency Hospital

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Complete in 1994

Fellowship Hospital

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Complete in 1999

Undergraduate Schools

Providence College
Graduated in 1987

Languages Spoken by Dr. Difazio & Staff

  • English

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