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Education & Training

  • National Capital Consortium
    National Capital ConsortiumFellowship, Child Neurology, 1996 - 1999
  • National Capital Consortium
    National Capital ConsortiumResidency, Pediatrics, 1991 - 1994
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
    Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of MedicineClass of 1991
  • Providence College
    Providence CollegeBS, Biology, 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • ME State Medical License
    ME State Medical License Current
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2005 - 2024
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2016 - 2024
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2018 - 2024
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1993 - 2006
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 1995 - 1997
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Epilepsy

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Command Surgeon, Legal Command USAR, 2017
  • American College of Healthcare Executives 2013
  • Top Doctors:Washington DC Area Castle Connolly, 2012
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Whole exome sequencing reveals de novo pathogenic variants in KAT6A as a cause of a neurodevelopmental disorder  
    Millan F, Cho MT, Retterer K, Monaghan KG, Bai R, Vitazka P, Everman DB, Smith B, Angle B, Roberts V, Immken L, Nagakura H, DiFazio M,Sherr E, Haverfield E, Friedman B..., Am J Med Genet A, 1/1/2016
  • Profound Hypothermia Secondary to Clobazam Use in Epilepsy: A Novel Association  
    DiFazio M, Demarast S, Lavenstein B, Neuroscience & Medicine, 1/1/2014
  • Management of neurologic complications of rotavirus  
    Hickey PW, Difazio MP., Pediatr Infect Dis J., 1/1/2009
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Implementation of Clinician Transparency: A Children’s Hospital Experience.
    DiFazio M, White M, Blades S, Winter M, Children’s Hospital Association Meeting, 1/1/2016
  • Prolonged Post-Concussive Symptoms in an Adolescent Secondary to Activity Restriction
    DiFazio M, Silverberg N, Kirkwood M, Bernier R, Iverson G., AAN Sports Concussion Conference, 1/1/2015
  • Glycine Encephalopathy: Characteristics of amplitude-integrated EEG tracing obtained in a patient with early symptoms of disease.
    Theda C, DiFazio M, Olarte F, Stavroudis T, Golden WC, Hamosh A., 2nd International Conference on Brain Monitoring, 1/1/2007
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Lectures

  • Critical Thinking 
    1/1/2015
  • Pediatric Neurologic Private Practice 
    1/1/2015
  • CNHS EHR Implementation: Family and Patient Implications 
    1/1/2015
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Other

  • Benign Neonatal Sleep Myoclonus. 
    Difazio M, Lewis D, Iafolla K, eMedicine Journal
    http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1355567-overview
    1/1/2008
  • Biotinidase Deficiency 
    Difazio MP, Davis, RG, eMedicine Journal
    http://www.emedicine.com/journalname/topic58.htm
    1/1/2006
  • Aicardi Syndrome 
    Difazio MP, Davis, RG, eMedicine Journal
    http://www.emedicine.com/journalname/topic58.htm
    1/1/2006
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Press Mentions

  • Top Doctors Spotlights 2021
    Top Doctors Spotlights 2021June 27th, 2021
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Is an All-Ages Threat
    Traumatic Brain Injury Is an All-Ages ThreatMarch 15th, 2016

Hospital Affiliations