Dr. Marc P. Difazio, MD

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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

Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Pediatrics
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  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemodenervation
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
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  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Back Pain
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Coma
  • Concussion
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Grand Mal Seizures
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Headache
  • Headache (incl. Migraine)
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Movement Disorders
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  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Pain
  • 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 Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Petit Mal Seizure
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Quadriplegia
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • 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
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
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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.
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Awards & Recognitions

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 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

Media & Publications

  • 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
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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
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Difazio & Staff

  • English

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