Dr. Rebecca A. Garfinkle, DO

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Dr. Rebecca A. Garfinkle, DO

Pediatric Neurology | Female

Pediatric Neurology of Orange County 30131 Town Center Dr Ste 245, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 Get Directions
(949) 495-9600

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  • Pediatricsnull
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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Neurology
      • Pediatrics

      Board Certifications

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      • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
      • Pediatrics

      Conditions Treated

      • ADHD and-or ADD
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Asperger Syndrome
      • Ataxia
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cerebral Palsy
      • Chiari's Deformity
      • Concussion
      • Confusion
      • Developmental Delay
      • Epilepsy
      • Essential Tremor
      • Genetic Predisposition to Autism
      • Headache
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Migraine
      • Movement Disorders
      • Myoclonus
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Seizure Disorders
      • Spasticity
      • Spine Disorders
      • Syncope
      • Tic Disorders
      • Torticollis
      • Tourette's Syndrome
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Baclofen Pump Therapy
      • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
      • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
      • Management of VNS Devices for the Treatment of Epilepsy
      • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection

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        Sanctions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Kansas City University Of Medicine and Biosciences

        Graduated in 2002

      • Internship Hospital
        Tripler Army Medical Center

        Completed in 2003

      • Residency Hospital
        Tripler Army Medical Center

        Completed in 2005

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Walter Reed Army Med Ctr/Ntnl Naval Med Ctr

        Completed in 2009

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of California At Los Angeles

        Graduated in 1997

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
      • Board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology and Pediatrics
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Garfinkle's Care Philosophy

      I am committed to creating a comfortable environment for parents, teens, and children to have neurologic concerns addressed and questions answered at Pediatric Neurology of Orange County. As a board certified Child and Adolescent Neurologist with extensive experience in every area of neurology, I feels strongly that it takes a partnership with patients, parents, and providers to diagnose and treat children and adolescents effectively. I look forward to entering this partnership with you.