Dr. Marc P. Difazio, MD

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Specializes in Pediatrics - Male - Age 48

9715 Medical Center Dr Suite 414
Rockville, MD 20850
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Dr. Difazio's Background

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Care Philosophy

Dr. DiFazio's highest priority is to maximize quality of life for patients and family members. To this end, he emphasizes the need for facilitating communication with families, and allowing patients a say in their care. Dr. DiFazio is committed to patient safety, and has implemented a number of safety initiatives at Capital Neurology to prevent injury due to missing medical information, drug errors and drug interactions.


  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, 2001
  • Pediatrics, 2009
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injections
  • Chemodenervation
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Collagen Injections
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Hylaform Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Coma
  • Concussion
  • Convulsions
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Facial Diseases
  • Facial Disorders
  • Fall
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Grand Mal Seizures
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Insomnia
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Diseases & Disorders
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Diseases & Disorders
  • Neuropathy, Motor & Sensory
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Parasomnias
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Petit Mal Seizure
  • Phantom Limb
  • Quadriplegia
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sialorrhea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine (Back or Lumbar) Pain
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Lobe Seizure
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 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

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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