Mark Libenson MD

Mark Libenson, MD

Senior Associate in Neurology; EEG Laboratory Medical Director, END Technology Program

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-8071

  • Fax: 617-730-0463

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Epilepsy Seizures
  • Intensive Care Neurology
  • Fetal Neurology
  • Balance and Vestibular Problems

Departments

  • Neurology

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Programs

  • Balance and Vestibular Program
  • Epilepsy Center
  • END Technology Program
  • Headache Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

McGill University Faculty of Medicine,

Montreal, CANADA

Internship-Pediatrics

The Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts New England Medical Center,

Boston, MA

Residency

Pediatrics - The Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts New England Medical Center,

Boston, MA

Fellowship

Child Neurology - Tufts New England Medical Center,

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Child Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Pediatrics

Publications

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  1. Hodgeman RM, Kapur K, Paris A, Marti C, Can A, Kimia A, Loddenkemper T, Bergin A, Poduri A, Libenson M, Lamb N, Jafarpour S, Harini C. Effectiveness of once-daily high-dose ACTH for infantile spasms. Epilepsy Behav. 2016 Jun; 59:4-8.
  2. Gersner R, Oberman L, Sanchez MJ, Chiriboga N, Kaye HL, Pascual-Leone A, Libenson M, Roth Y, Zangen A, Rotenberg A. H-coil repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy: A case report. Epilepsy Behav Case Rep. 2016; 5:52-6.
  3. Thome-Souza S, Kadish NE, Ramgopal S, Sánchez Fernández I, Bergin AM, Bolton J, Harini C, Libenson M, Olson H, Peters J, Poduri A, Rotenberg A, Takeoka M, Kothare SV, Kapur K, Bourgeois BF, Loddenkemper T. Safety and retention rate of rufinamide in 300 patients: a single pediatric epilepsy center experience. Epilepsia. 2014 Aug; 55(8):1235-44.
  4. Libenson MH, Haldar A, Pinto AL. The stability of spike counts in children with interictal epileptiform activity. Seizure. 2014 Jun; 23(6):454-6.
  5. Jayakar P, Gaillard WD, Tripathi M, Libenson MH, Mathern GW, Cross JH. Diagnostic test utilization in evaluation for resective epilepsy surgery in children. Epilepsia. 2014 Apr; 55(4):507-18.
  6. Klehm J, Thome-Souza S, Sánchez Fernández I, Bergin AM, Bolton J, Harini C, Kadish NE, Libenson M, Peters J, Poduri A, Rotenberg A, Takeoka M, Bourgeois B, Loddenkemper T. Clobazam: effect on frequency of seizures and safety profile in different subgroups of children with epilepsy. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Jul; 51(1):60-6.
  7. Yu C, Ramgopal S, Libenson M, Abdelmoumen I, Powell C, Remy K, Madsen JR, Rotenberg A, Loddenkemper T. Outcomes of vagal nerve stimulation in a pediatric population: a single center experience. Seizure. 2014 Feb; 23(2):105-11.
  8. Olson HE, Loddenkemper T, Vendrame M, Poduri A, Takeoka M, Bergin AM, Libenson MH, Duffy FH, Rotenberg A, Coulter D, Bourgeois BF, Kothare SV. Rufinamide for the treatment of epileptic spasms. Epilepsy Behav. 2011 Feb; 20(2):344-8.
  9. Vendrame M, Loddenkemper T, Gooty VD, Takeoka M, Rotenberg A, Bergin AM, Eksioglu YZ, Poduri A, Duffy FH, Libenson M, Bourgeois BF, Kothare SV. Experience with rufinamide in a pediatric population: a single center's experience. Pediatr Neurol. 2010 Sep; 43(3):155-8.
  10. Mason KP, O'Mahony E, Zurakowski D, Libenson MH. Effects of dexmedetomidine sedation on the EEG in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Dec; 19(12):1175-83.
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  12. Caravale B, Allemand F, Libenson MH. Factors predictive of seizures and neurologic outcome in perinatal depression. Pediatr Neurol. 2003 Jul; 29(1):18-25.
  13. Libenson MH, Caravale B. Do antiepileptic drugs differ in suppressing interictal epileptiform activity in children? Pediatr Neurol. 2001 Mar; 24(3):214-8.
  14. Libenson MH, Caravale B, Prasad AN. Clinical correlations of occipital epileptiform discharges in children. Neurology. 1999 Jul 22; 53(2):265-9.
  15. Libenson MH, Kaye EM, Rosman NP, Gilmore HE. Acetazolamide and furosemide for posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus of the newborn. Pediatr Neurol. 1999 Mar; 20(3):185-91.
  16. Libenson MH, Stafstrom CE, Rosman NP. Tonic "seizures" in a patient with brainstem demyelination: MRI study of brain and spinal cord. Pediatr Neurol. 1994 Oct; 11(3):258-62.
  17. Wolpert SM, Cohen A, Libenson MH. Hemimegalencephaly: a longitudinal MR study. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1994 Sep; 15(8):1479-82.
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