Medical School

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


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


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


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


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


  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology


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  1. Developing a New Set of ACGME Milestones for Child Neurology Residency. Pediatr Neurol. 2021 01; 114:47-52. View abstract
  2. Emerging Subspecialties in Neurology: Neurodevelopmental disabilities. Neurology. 2020 12 15; 95(24):1113-1115. View abstract
  3. Ethical decision-making for children with neuromuscular disorders in the COVID-19 crisis. Neurology. 2020 08 11; 95(6):260-265. View abstract
  4. Patient-Customized Oligonucleotide Therapy for a Rare Genetic Disease. N Engl J Med. 2019 10 24; 381(17):1644-1652. View abstract
  5. Ethical Challenges Confronted When Providing Nusinersen Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Feb 01; 172(2):188-192. View abstract
  6. The Child Neurology Trainee-as-Teacher: A Clinical Teaching Curriculum Tailored to Learners' Needs and Developmental Roles. Pediatr Neurol. 2018 01; 78:41-45. View abstract
  7. Neurologic Evaluation in Children With Laryngeal Cleft. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 07 01; 143(7):651-655. View abstract
  8. Defining Hand Stereotypies in Rett Syndrome: A Movement Disorders Perspective. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Oct; 75:91-95. View abstract
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Clinical heterogeneity associated with KCNA1 mutations include cataplexy and nonataxic presentations. Neurogenetics. 2016 Jan; 17(1):11-6. View abstract
  12. MRI in assessing children with learning disability, focal findings, and reduced automaticity. Neurology. 2015 Aug 18; 85(7):604-9. View abstract
  13. Increased pediatric functional neurological symptom disorders after the Boston marathon bombings: a case series. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Nov; 51(5):619-23. View abstract
  14. Copy number variation plays an important role in clinical epilepsy. Ann Neurol. 2014 Jun; 75(6):943-58. View abstract
  15. Clinical reasoning: a 14-year-boy with spells of somnolence and cognitive changes. Neurology. 2014 Apr 22; 82(16):e142-6. View abstract
  16. Functional neurological symptom disorders in a pediatric emergency room: diagnostic accuracy, features, and outcome. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Aug; 51(2):233-8. View abstract
  17. Development and implementation of a quality improvement curriculum for child neurology residents: lessons learned. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 May; 50(5):452-7. View abstract
  18. Experience with lacosamide in a series of children with drug-resistant focal epilepsy. Pediatr Neurol. 2011 Jun; 44(6):414-9. View abstract
  19. 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
  20. Clinical genetic testing for patients with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr; 125(4):e727-35. View abstract
  21. Child neurology: autism as a model: considerations for advanced training in behavioral child neurology. Neurology. 2009 Sep 01; 73(9):733-5. View abstract
  22. 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
  23. Steroid-responsive neurologic relapses in a child with a proteolipid protein-1 mutation. Neurology. 2007 Apr 17; 68(16):1305-7. View abstract
  24. Neonatal subependymal giant cell astrocytoma: new case and review of literature. Pediatr Neurol. 2007 Feb; 36(2):128-31. View abstract
  25. Basilar meningitis associated with ethmoid and sphenoid cephaloceles. Pediatr Neurol. 2005 Jul; 33(1):57-60. View abstract
  26. Transient global amnesia in a young adult with cyanotic heart disease. Pediatr Neurol. 2003 Oct; 29(4):334-6. View abstract
  27. Reliability and validity of a DSM-IV based ADHD screener. Child Neuropsychol. 2000 Mar; 6(1):3-23. View abstract
  28. 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
  29. Cerebral edema in acute hepatic failure: clinicopathologic correlation. Pediatr Neurol. 1993 May-Jun; 9(3):224-6. View abstract
  30. Regional cerebral perfusion in Landau-Kleffner syndrome and related childhood aphasias. J Nucl Med. 1992 Oct; 33(10):1758-65. View abstract
  31. Juvenile fire setting and the photoparoxysmal response. Ann Neurol. 1992 Aug; 32(2):222-3. View abstract
  32. Pre-eruptive varicella encephalitis and cerebellar ataxia. Pediatr Neurol. 1992 Jan-Feb; 8(1):69-70. View abstract
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. Nondextrality and autoimmune disorders among relatives of language-disabled boys. Ann Neurol. 1988 Aug; 24(2):267-9. View abstract
  36. 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
  37. Deep tendon reflexes in premature infants. Pediatr Neurol. 1986 Sep-Oct; 2(5):266-71. View abstract
  38. Factors influencing the vitreous potassium concentration in the rat. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1983 May; 24(5):631-6. View abstract
  39. Effect of acetate on hypoglycemic seizures in mice. Diabetes. 1979 Nov; 28(11):1022-6. View abstract