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Bennett L. Lavenstein, MD

The Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine


Movement Disorders Program

Specialties: Neuromuscular Disorders, Dystonia

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
Amer Osteopathic Brd of Neuro & Psych-Child Neuro
National Provider Identifier1417041393

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's Outpatient Center of Northern Virginia

3023 Hamaker Court
Suite 300, Third Floor
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Phone: 571-226-8380
Fax: 571-226-8362
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education George Washington University Washington, DCBachelor of Science BS 1962 -1966
Medical School University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore, MDDoctor of Medicine 1966 -1970
National & International Recognitions
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsU.S. News and World Report2011
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeuticProgram Committee2006 - 2009
MemberAmerican Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutic2001 - 2009
ChairmanChild Neurology SocietyLegislative Affairs Committee2001 - 2009
MemberMovement Disorders Society2000 - 2009
MemberHealth Resources and Services AdministrationNewborn Screening2006
Journal Article, Lavenstein, B., McClintock, W., Weinstein, S. (2007), Eyelid Myoclonia in Childhood, Annals of Neurology, 62, 111.

Journal Article, Lavenstein, B., McClintock, W., Weinstein, S. (2007), Eyelid Myoclonia in Childhood. Multiple Etiologies and Manifestations, Neurology, 68, 12.

Journal Article, Crawford, J., Kadom, N., Lavenstein, B., McClintock, W., Santi, M. (2007), Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV6) Rhomboencephalitis in Immunocompetent Children: An Enlarging Spectrum of CNS Infectious Disease, Journal of Child Neurology.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Baker, R., Latimner, E., Lavenstein, B., Smith, Y. (2006), Proceedings of the International Child Neurology Congress, Poster session presented at the Neonatal Withdrawal Syndrome Secondary to SSRI Exposure In Utero

Conference Presentation - Poster, Ashwal, S., Bale, J., Bucklew, K., Lavenstein, B., Painter, M. (2006), Proceedings of the Association of American Medical Colleges, Poster session presented at the The Child Neurology Workforce Study: It’s Inception and Outcome

Journal Article, Baker, R., Latimer, E., Lavenstein, B., Smith, Y. (2006), Neonatal Fluoxetine Withdrawal Syndrome – A movement Disorder Secondary to Maternal Use During Pregnancy, Neuropediatrics, 37, 1, 1-192.

Journal Article, Crawford, J., Lavenstein, B. (2006), Human Herpes Virus 6 (HHV6) Rhomboencephalitis in Immunocompetent Children – An Enlarging Spectrum of Central Nervous System Infectious Disease, Annals of Neurology, 60, 134.

Journal Article, Ashwal, S., Bale, J., Buckalew, J., Lavenstein, B., Panter, M., Polsky, D. (2006), Analysis of the Workforce Crisis in Child Neurology in the United States , Neuropediatrics, 37, 1-192.

Book Chapter, Lavenstein, B. (2001), Medications Used to Treat ADD, In Lavenstein, B., ADD and the College Student, 63-73, Magination Press .

Book Chapter, Lavenstein, B. (1995), Neurological Comorbidity Patterns, Differential Diagnosis in Adult Attention Deficit Disorder, In Lavenstein, B., A Comprehensive Guide to Attention Disorders in Adults, New York, NY.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Bennett Lavenstein, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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