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Neurology at Montgomery County

Neurology at Montgomery County Outpatient Center

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9850 Key West Avenue
4th Floor
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 301-765-5469 | For appointments: 301-765-5400
Fax: 301-765-5694
Practice Manager: Marc Difazio, M.D . | Dewi Frances Depositario Cabacar, M.D., Director of Neurology (for this location)

The neurology division’s team includes neurologists, specially trained nurse practitioners, dedicated neurology nurses, and social workers. To offer a multidisciplinary, fully integrated approach to care, the division consults on the best treatment for your child in collaboration with physicians from the more than 40 pediatric specialties — individualized treatment for your child.

Outpatient care covers neurologic evaluations, assessments, and related treatments. You can access neurologic outpatient care at Children’s National Hospital, and Children’s National's facilities here in Rockville, Frederick, Laurel, and Annapolis, Md., and in Fairfax and Woodbridge, Va.

Our team cares for common and complex pediatric neurological conditions, including:

Conditions & Treatments

Conditions & Treatments

Arrhythmia

An arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia) is an abnormal rhythm of the heart.

Brain Tumors

A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue in the brain or spinal cord. Learn more about this condition.

Concussion

A mild traumatic brain injury or concussion is a disruption in the function of the brain as a result of a forceful blow to the head, either direct or indirect. Learn more about this condition.

Epilepsy and Seizure

Epilepsy is a brain condition that causes a child to have seizures. Learn more about this condition.

Headaches

A headache is pain or discomfort in the head or face area. The most common are tension headaches and migraine headaches. Learn more about this condition.

Migraines

Vascular headaches, a group that includes migraine headaches, are thought to involve abnormal function of the brain's blood vessels. Migraines include excessive vomiting, severe abdominal pain and dizziness. Learn more about this condition.

Newborn Neurologic Disorders

There are several neurological disorders affecting newborns that require clinical care by a doctor or other health care professional. Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is bleeding inside or around the ventricles, the spaces in the brain containing the cerebral spinal fluid. Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) is characterized by the death or damage and softening of the white matter of the brain. Learn about these conditions.

Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular disorders include the muscular dystrophies, inflammation of muscle (myositis), spinal muscular atrophies, myasthenia gravis and neuropathies. Learn more about these conditions.

Syncope

Syncope is a temporary loss of consciousness and muscle tone caused by inadequate blood supply to the brain. Syncope is sometimes also called fainting.

Children's Specialists

Children's Specialists at this Location

Tayyba Anwar, M.D.

Tayyba Anwar

Neurologist
Neurophysiologist
Neonatal Neurologist
Marc DiFazio

Marc DiFazio

Neurologist
President, Medical Staff
Medical Director, Ambulatory Services
Amy Kao

Amy Kao

Director, Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy Clinic
Neurophysiologist
Insurance

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup Maryland
  • AmeriHealth DC
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Virginia
  • Anthem HealthKeepers Plus
  • Beech Street
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Choicecare Humana
  • Cigna Healthcare of the Mid Atlantic
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • Coventry National PPC
  • First Health
  • GMC Healthcare
  • Health Services for Children with Special Needs
  • InforMed
  • INTotal Health
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kaiser Permanente Virginia Medicaid
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • MedStar Family Choice DC
  • Multiplan Private Healthcare Systems
  • Priority Partners MCO
  • Riverside Health
  • Tricare HealthNet Federal Services
  • Trusted
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Maryland
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Parking Information

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