Dr. Bennett Lavenstein MD Neurologist

Dr. Bennett Lavenstein is a neurologist in Washington, District of Columbia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's National Medical Center and Inova Fairfax Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 44 years. Dr. Lavenstein accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 28 doctors at Children's National Medical Center and one of 31 at Inova Fairfax Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Child Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Children's National Medical Center

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Inova Fairfax Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Georgetown University Hospital
Residency, Neurology, 1975–1976

Georgetown University Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1976–1977

University of Maryland
Residency, Pediatrics, 1973–1975

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Radiology, 1971–1973

Montefiore University Hospital - Upmc
Internship, Transitional Year, 1970–1971

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 37 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 35 years in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

DC State Medical License
Active through 2014

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Identification of a Novel de Novo p.Phe932Ile KCNT1 Mutation in a Patient With Leukoencephalopathy and Severe Epilepsy.
Vanderver, A.,Simons, C.,Schmidt, J. L.,Pearl, P. L.,Bloom, M.,Lavenstein, B.,Miller, D.,Grimmond, S. M.,Taft, R. J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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