Education and Training

Medical School

MD - UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ


Pediatrics - Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY

Pediatric Neurology - Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Bronx, NY


Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Research Fellowship - UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Anthropology - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




Bearden D, DiGiovine M, Dlugos D, Goldberg E. Reply. Ann Neurol. 2016 Mar;79(3):503-4. 


Rossman IT; Lin L; Morgan KM; DiGiovine M; Van Buskirk EK; Kamdar S; Millonig JH; Dicicco-Bloom E: Engrailed2 modulates cerebellar granule neuron precursor proliferation, differentiation and insulin-like growth factor 1 signaling during postnatal development. Molecular Autism [Mol Autism 5 (1), pp. 9, Feb 2014.

Bearden D, Strong A, Ehnot J, DiGiovine M, Dlugos D, Goldberg EM. Targeted treatment of migrating partial seizures of infancy with quinidine. Ann Neurol. 2014;76(3):457-461.



Boland, K; Arca, M; Diefenbach, K; Gundlach, M; DiGiovine, M; Rosenberg, A; Thattaliyath, B; Von Oettingen, J; Nwomeh, B: Assessing the Need for a Surgery Curriculum for Pediatric Residency Training. Poster Presentation for the APPD's 2012 Annual Spring Meeting in San Antonio 2012.

Posters and Presentations


Massey S, Clancy R, Digiovine M, Fitzgerald MP, Fung F, Shou H, Farrar J, Abend NS. Inter-rater agreement in neonatal electroencephalogram background scoring. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, Dec. 2017, Washington, D.C.

Awards and Honors

2008, Sidney J. Sussman, MD, Award in Pediatrics

2007, Distinction in Service to the Community (DISC) - UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

2006-2007, 2006-2007 Coccia Annual Scholarship, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in professional organizations

American Academy of Neurology

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Epilepsy Society

Child Neurology Society