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Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Neurophysiology, 2007
    Children's Hospital of Boston
  • Fellowship Program, Child Neurology, 2002
    New York University Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1999
    State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook Hospital
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 1997
    Hahnemann University School of Medicine
  • MD, University of Phillipines Medical School, 1994
    University of the Philippines
  • BS, 1988
    University of the Philippines

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Child Neuro

National Provider ID: 1659343853


Dewi Frances Depositario Cabacar, M.D., is a neurophysiologist in the Division of Neurology and the Pediatric Epilepsy Program at Children's National.

Research & Publications

American Academy of Neurology

(2007) Anti-Seizure Effect of Daily 1 Hz Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) in a Case of Pediatric Rasmussens Encephalitis

American Epilepsy Society 2007

(2007) Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in the treatment of epilepsia partialis continua (EPC): experience and review of literature

Annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society

(2007) High-dose intravenous Levetiracetam for Acute Seizure Exacerbation in children with Intractable epilepsy

Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society

(2007) Diffusion Tensor Tractography in Epilepsy Surgery Planning for Focal Cortical Dysplasia

Present Status of Surgical Intervention for Children with Intractable Seizures

(2008) Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports

Transient suppression of seizures by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in a case of Rasmussens encephalitis

(2008) Epilepsy and Behavior

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