EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Stanford University School of Medicine , 1980 , Stanford , CA

Internship

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital , 1981 , Boston , MA

Residency

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1985 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1986 , Boston , MA

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Dr. Urion serves as an expert for the Department of Neurology for Boston Children's Hospital Precision Medicine Service. For more information about the Precision Medicine Service please visit bostonchildrens.org/precisionmed.

This clinician offers Virtual Visits (video consultations) for follow-up care in clinically-appropriate cases.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Burgart AM, Magnus D, Tabor HK, Paquette ED, Frader J, Glover JJ, Jackson BM, Harrison CH, Urion DK, Graham RJ, Brandsema JF, Feudtner C. Ethical Challenges Confronted When Providing Nusinersen Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Feb 01; 172(2):188-192. View abstract
  2. Bernson-Leung ME, Urion DK. The Child Neurology Trainee-as-Teacher: A Clinical Teaching Curriculum Tailored to Learners' Needs and Developmental Roles. Pediatr Neurol. 2018 Jan; 78:41-45. View abstract
  3. Walker RD, Irace AL, Kenna MA, Urion DK, Rahbar R. Neurologic Evaluation in Children With Laryngeal Cleft. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Jul 01; 143(7):651-655. View abstract
  4. Dy ME, Waugh JL, Sharma N, O'Leary H, Kapur K, D'Gama AM, Sahin M, Urion DK, Kaufmann WE. Defining Hand Stereotypies in Rett Syndrome: A Movement Disorders Perspective. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Oct; 75:91-95. View abstract
  5. Zwemer E, Bernson-Leung M, Rea C, Patel AA, Guerriero R, Urion DK, Toomey SL. Education on the Brain: A Partnership Between a Pediatric Primary Care Center and Neurology Residency. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 Jan; 57(1):46-51. View abstract
  6. Adil E, Al Shemari H, Kacprowicz A, Perez J, Larson K, Hernandez K, Kawai K, Cowenhoven J, Urion D, Rahbar R. Evaluation and Management of Chronic Aspiration in Children With Normal Upper Airway Anatomy. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Nov; 141(11):1006-11. View abstract
  7. Brownstein CA, Beggs AH, Rodan L, Shi J, Towne MC, Pelletier R, Cao S, Rosenberg PA, Urion DK, Picker J, Tan WH, Agrawal PB. Clinical heterogeneity associated with KCNA1 mutations include cataplexy and nonataxic presentations. Neurogenetics. 2016 Jan; 17(1):11-6. View abstract
  8. Urion DK, Huff HV, Carullo MP. MRI in assessing children with learning disability, focal findings, and reduced automaticity. Neurology. 2015 Aug 18; 85(7):604-9. View abstract
  9. Guerriero RM, Pier DB, de Gusmão CM, Bernson-Leung ME, Maski KP, Urion DK, Waugh JL. Increased pediatric functional neurological symptom disorders after the Boston marathon bombings: a case series. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Nov; 51(5):619-23. View abstract
  10. Olson H, Shen Y, Avallone J, Sheidley BR, Pinsky R, Bergin AM, Berry GT, Duffy FH, Eksioglu Y, Harris DJ, Hisama FM, Ho E, Irons M, Jacobsen CM, James P, Kothare S, Khwaja O, Lipton J, Loddenkemper T, Markowitz J, Maski K, Megerian JT, Neilan E, Raffalli PC, Robbins M, Roberts A, Roe E, Rollins C, Sahin M, Sarco D, Schonwald A, Smith SE, Soul J, Stoler JM, Takeoka M, Tan WH, Torres AR, Tsai P, Urion DK, Weissman L, Wolff R, Wu BL, Miller DT, Poduri A. Copy number variation plays an important role in clinical epilepsy. Ann Neurol. 2014 Jun; 75(6):943-58. View abstract
  11. de Gusmao CM, Maski KP, Urion DK. Clinical reasoning: a 14-year-boy with spells of somnolence and cognitive changes. Neurology. 2014 Apr 22; 82(16):e142-6. View abstract
  12. de Gusmão CM, Guerriero RM, Bernson-Leung ME, Pier D, Ibeziako PI, Bujoreanu S, Maski KP, Urion DK, Waugh JL. Functional neurological symptom disorders in a pediatric emergency room: diagnostic accuracy, features, and outcome. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Aug; 51(2):233-8. View abstract
  13. Maski KP, Loddenkemper T, An S, Allred EN, Urion DK, Leviton A. Development and implementation of a quality improvement curriculum for child neurology residents: lessons learned. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 May; 50(5):452-7. View abstract
  14. Guilhoto LM, Loddenkemper T, Gooty VD, Rotenberg A, Takeoka M, Duffy FH, Coulter D, Urion D, Bourgeois BF, Kothare SV. Experience with lacosamide in a series of children with drug-resistant focal epilepsy. Pediatr Neurol. 2011 Jun; 44(6):414-9. View abstract
  15. Yu HE, Hawash K, Picker J, Stoler J, Urion D, Wu BL, Shen Y. A recurrent 1.71 Mb genomic imbalance at 2q13 increases the risk of developmental delay and dysmorphism. Clin Genet. 2012 Mar; 81(3):257-64. View abstract
  16. Shen Y, Dies KA, Holm IA, Bridgemohan C, Sobeih MM, Caronna EB, Miller KJ, Frazier JA, Silverstein I, Picker J, Weissman L, Raffalli P, Jeste S, Demmer LA, Peters HK, Brewster SJ, Kowalczyk SJ, Rosen-Sheidley B, McGowan C, Duda AW, Lincoln SA, Lowe KR, Schonwald A, Robbins M, Hisama F, Wolff R, Becker R, Nasir R, Urion DK, Milunsky JM, Rappaport L, Gusella JF, Walsh CA, Wu BL, Miller DT. Clinical genetic testing for patients with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr; 125(4):e727-35. View abstract
  17. Jeste SS, Friedman SL, Urion DK. Child neurology: autism as a model: considerations for advanced training in behavioral child neurology. Neurology. 2009 Sep 01; 73(9):733-5. View abstract
  18. Raju GP, Li HC, Bali DS, Chen YT, Urion DK, Lidov HG, Kang PB. A case of congenital glycogen storage disease type IV with a novel GBE1 mutation. J Child Neurol. 2008 Mar; 23(3):349-52. View abstract
  19. Gorman MP, Golomb MR, Walsh LE, Hobson GM, Garbern JY, Kinkel RP, Darras BT, Urion DK, Eksioglu YZ. Steroid-responsive neurologic relapses in a child with a proteolipid protein-1 mutation. Neurology. 2007 Apr 17; 68(16):1305-7. View abstract
  20. Raju GP, Urion DK, Sahin M. Neonatal subependymal giant cell astrocytoma: new case and review of literature. Pediatr Neurol. 2007 Feb; 36(2):128-31. View abstract
  21. Khwaja OS, Robson CD, McManus ML, Urion DK. Basilar meningitis associated with ethmoid and sphenoid cephaloceles. Pediatr Neurol. 2005 Jul; 33(1):57-60. View abstract
  22. Ullrich NJ, Urion DK. Transient global amnesia in a young adult with cyanotic heart disease. Pediatr Neurol. 2003 Oct; 29(4):334-6. View abstract
  23. Weiler MD, Bellinger DK, Simmons EK, Rappaport LK, Urion DK, Mitchell WJ, Bassett NJ, Burke PJ, Marmor J, Waber D. Reliability and validity of a DSM-IV based ADHD screener. Child Neuropsychol. 2000 Mar; 6(1):3-23. View abstract
  24. Chapman CA, Waber DP, Bassett N, Urion DK, Korf BR. Neurobehavioral profiles of children with neurofibromatosis 1 referred for learning disabilities are sex-specific. Am J Med Genet. 1996 Apr 09; 67(2):127-32. View abstract
  25. Liu GT, Urion DK, Volpe JJ. Cerebral edema in acute hepatic failure: clinicopathologic correlation. Pediatr Neurol. 1993 May-Jun; 9(3):224-6. View abstract
  26. O'Tuama LA, Urion DK, Janicek MJ, Treves ST, Bjornson B, Moriarty JM. Regional cerebral perfusion in Landau-Kleffner syndrome and related childhood aphasias. J Nucl Med. 1992 Oct; 33(10):1758-65. View abstract
  27. Milrod LM, Urion DK. Juvenile fire setting and the photoparoxysmal response. Ann Neurol. 1992 Aug; 32(2):222-3. View abstract
  28. Liu GT, Urion DK. Pre-eruptive varicella encephalitis and cerebellar ataxia. Pediatr Neurol. 1992 Jan-Feb; 8(1):69-70. View abstract
  29. Waber DP, Urion DK, Tarbell NJ, Niemeyer C, Gelber R, Sallan SE. Late effects of central nervous system treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in childhood are sex-dependent. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1990 Mar; 32(3):238-48. View abstract
  30. Waber DP, Gioia G, Paccia J, Sherman B, Dinklage D, Sollee N, Urion DK, Tarbell NJ, Sallan SE. Sex differences in cognitive processing in children treated with CNS prophylaxis for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Pediatr Psychol. 1990 Feb; 15(1):105-22. View abstract
  31. Urion DK. Nondextrality and autoimmune disorders among relatives of language-disabled boys. Ann Neurol. 1988 Aug; 24(2):267-9. View abstract
  32. Rappaport L, Urion D, Strand K, Fulton AB. Concurrence of congenital ocular motor apraxia and other motor problems: an expanded syndrome. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1987 Feb; 29(1):85-90. View abstract
  33. Kuban KC, Skouteli HN, Urion DK, Lawhon GA. Deep tendon reflexes in premature infants. Pediatr Neurol. 1986 Sep-Oct; 2(5):266-71. View abstract
  34. Cutler RW, Young JN, Urion DK. Factors influencing the vitreous potassium concentration in the rat. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1983 May; 24(5):631-6. View abstract
  35. Urion D, Vreman HJ, Weiner MW. Effect of acetate on hypoglycemic seizures in mice. Diabetes. 1979 Nov; 28(11):1022-6. View abstract