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Education & Training

  • Residency, Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, 2008
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Residency, Neurology, 2005
    Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center
  • Internship, 2004
    Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center
  • DO, 2003
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • BS, 1999
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology-Child Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2023)

National Provider ID: 1013113075


Marc DiSabella, D.O., is a graduate of the Master Teacher and Leadership Development Program and completed his child neurology and headache training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Dr. DiSabella has interests in the treatment of pediatric migraines and its related disorders through the use of lifestyle modification and behavioral strategies, in addition to oral, nasal, and intravenous medications.

Research & Publications

Trial of Amitriptyline, Topiramate, and Placebo for Pediatric Migraine

(2017) The New England Journal of Medicine

Pediatric Headache:  An Overview

(2017)  Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care

Pediatric Headache Disorders

(2017)  Scientific American Neurology

Introduction to Genomics for Child Neurology: an educational program for educators and clinicians

(2014) Annals of Neurology

A promising agent for migraine prevention you may never get the chance to use.

(2014) Pediatric Neurology

Status Migrainosus

(2013) Pediatric Neurology Update

Childhood and Adolescent Migraine Prevention (CHAMP) study

(2012) American College of Emergency Physicians Pediatric Emergency Medicine Assembly

You get one free seizure Evaluation of the first time afebrile seizure

(2012) American College of Emergency Physicians Pediatric Emergency Medicine Assembly

Chronic Headache Strategies for Diagnosis and Management

(2012) American Syringomyelia and Chiari Alliance Project National Meeting

Status Migrainosus and Refractory Headaches beyond narcotics

(2012) American College of Emergency Physicians Pediatric Emergency Medicine Assembly

Changing Characteristics in Pediatric Migraine Across Developmental Ages

(2007) Annals of Neurology

PAMS Pediatric and Adolescent Migraine Screen An Effective Tool to Identify Pediatric Migraine by School Nurses

(2007) Headache

Human Bleomycin Hydrolase Bind Ribosomal Proteins

(1999) Biochemistry

Gordon Research Conference

(1998) Cysteine Proteinase Human Bleomycin Hydrolase Interacts and Colocalizes With Ribosomal Proteins

An Evolutionarily Conserved Cysteine Protease Human Bleomycin Hydrolase Binds to the Human Homologue of UBC9

(1998) Molecular Pharmacology

4.9 / 5 4.9 out of 5 stars (based on 53 Patient/Family Ratings)

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The ratings below are the average of specific questions about interactions with the care provider.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

  • 5.0 / 5

    Care Provider explanations of prob/condition

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