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I want families to know that I will work hard to build a trusting relationship between them and their children, and always put the patient first.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Movement Disorders, 2016
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency Program, Child Neurology, 2014
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2011
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2010
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • MD, 2009
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • BA, 2004
    Amherst College

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Child Neuro

National Provider ID: 1619107653


Biography

Laura Tochen, MD, is a pediatric neurologist with additional expertise in movement disorders. She joined Children's National after completing a fellowship in movement disorders at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She treats children with tics, Tourette Syndrome, dystonia, ataxia, and chorea and has particular interest in the use of deep brain stimulation to treat pediatric movement disorders. Her research interests include investigating the anatomical mechanisms underlying movement disorders, and improvements in treatment options. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and cooking.