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Marissa Digiovine, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Attending Physician, Penn Princeton Hospital
Attending Physician, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Attending Physician, Virtua Voorhees Hospital
Department: Neurology

Contact information
3501 Civic Center Blvd
1st Floor, Office 1200.6
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-250-9371
Fax: 267-590-2950
Education:
BA (Anthropology, Biological Basis of Behavior)
University of Pennsylvania, 2004.
MD
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2008.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2008-2010.
Resident, Pediatric Neurology, Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein School of Medicine, 2010-2013.
Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2013-2014.
Certifications
ABPN Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology , 2014.
ABPN Board Certified in Epilepsy, 2016.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Medical Director, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Responsive Neurostimulation Clinic (CHOP RNS Clinic)

Selected Publications

Child Neurology Foundation et al: Shortening the Diagnostic Odyssey. Child Neurology Foundation 2023 Notes: https://www.childneurologyfoundation.org/shortening-the-diagnostic-odyssey.

Molisani et al: A quality improvement initiative to improve folic acid supplementation counseling for adolescent females with epilepsy. Epilepsia 2023.

Adam Greenberg MSN, CRNP1, Alexandra Bullock, LCSW1 , Kayla Johns1, BS; Laurel Caffee, BA1,, Marissa DiGiovine, MD1,2, Lawrence Fried, MD1,2 1. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP); Philadelphia, PA; 2. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA: Lesson Learned - Always Start with the Patient: Developing a Youth Advisory Council to Drive the Development of Transition Related Materials for Adolescents and Young Adults with Epilepsy American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting 2022.

Kayla Johns, BS1, Salvatore Rametta1, MD, Adam Greenberg, MSN, CRNP1, Lawrence Fried, MD1,2, Bethany Thomas, DNP3, Laurel Caffeé, BA1, ​ Alyssa Ciarlante, MA1, Elizabeth Kauffman, MPH1, Ashley Martin, MPH1, John Chuo, MD, MSBI1, Marissa DiGiovine, MD1,2​ 1 Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Philadelphia, PA; 2 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 3 Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA​: Understanding Disparities in Telemedicine: Evaluating Barriers to Telemedicine and Patient Portal Access and Use in Epilepsy Patients with High Social Vulnerability Index​ American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting 2022.

Rametta S, DiGiovine M, et al: Child Neurologists’ Perception of Telemedicine's Impact on Care Delivery and Provider Wellness Manuscript in process 2022.

Tencer J, Abend N, DiGiovine M, Fitzgerald M, Fried F, Gonzalez A, Helbig I, Kaufman M, McDonnell P, Prelack M, Sharif U, Witzman S, Fridinger S: Improving Medication Non-Adherence Screening and Provider Interventions for Children with Epilepsy. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting Dec 2021.

Fridinger S, Gonzalez A, Fitzgerald M, Melamed S, DiGiovine M, Fried L, McDonnell P, Melamed S, Prelack M, Sharif U, Shaw K, Tefft S, Tencer J, Witzman S, Dlugos D, Kessler S, Abend N, Helbig I: Improving Folate Supplementation Counseling for Adolescent Females with Epilepsy. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting Dec 2021.

Greenberg A, Caffee L, Kauffman B, Bullock A, DiGiovine M, Fried, L. : Using Aggregated Transition Readiness Assessment Questionnaire (TRAQ) Results to Inform the Development of A Transition Readiness Education for Adolescents and Young Adults with Epilepsy. American Epilepsy Society (AES) Annual Meeting December 2021 Notes: Poster presentation.

Greenberg A, Caffee L, Kauffman E, Bullock A, DiGiovine M, Fried L: Using Aggregated Transition Readiness Assessment Questionnaire (TRAQ) Results to Inform the Development of Transition Readiness Education for Adolescents and Young Adults with Epilepsy. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting Dec 2021.

Mark P. Fitzgerald, Michael C. Kaufman, Shavonne L. Massey, Sara Fridinger, Marisa Prelack, Colin Ellis, Xilma Ortiz-Gonzalez, Lawrence E Fried, Marissa P DiGiovine, CHOP Pediatric Epilepsy Program Collaborative, Susan Melamed, Marissa Malcolm, Brenda Banwell, Donna Stephenson, Stephanie M. Witzman, Alexander Gonzalez, Dennis Dlugos, Sudha Kilaru Kessler, Ethan M: Assessing seizure burden in pediatric epilepsy using an electronic medical record-based tool through a common data element approach. Epilepsia 62: 1617-1628, July 2021.

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Last updated: 08/02/2023
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