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Location

Texas Medical Center
West Campus
Specialty Care

Rating
Specialty
Neurology
Phone: 832-822-5046

Address

Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street
Suite 1250
Houston, TX 77030

Shannon McManama DiCarlo, MD

Medical Director, Neurology Service (West Campus)

Medical Co-Director, Cerebral Palsy Clinic, (Main Campus)
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatric Neurology 2014
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2011
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2009
University of Texas at Austin Bachelors Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Minor in Biology 2005

About

Dr. DiCarlo has been an assistant professor at Texas Children’s Hospital since 2014. Her goals as a physician are to provide comprehensive, compassionate care for a wide range of neurologic issues.

Clinical Interests:

Cerebral Palsy

Epilepsy

General Neurology

Headaches

Organizations

Organization Name Role
American Academy of Neurology Member
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
Child Neurology Society Member

Selected Publications

Emrick LT, DiCarlo SM. The Expanding Role of Genetics in Cerebral Palsy. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America 2020. Volume 31, issue 1.

Shannon DiCarlo, MD and Aloysia Schwabe, MD. (2018). Chapter 554: Cerebral Palsy and Static Encephalopathies. In Rudolph's Pediatrics (Vol. 23e). Ed. Mark W. Kline, MD.

Stowe RC, Pehlivan D, Frederich KE, Lopez MA, DiCarlo SM, Boerwinkle VL. Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis in Children: A report of Two Fatal Cases and Review of the Literature. Pediatric Neurology 2017 May;70:75-79. Epub 2017 Feb 22.

Messinger MM, Misra SN, Clark GD, DiCarlo SM. Evaluation of Safety in Exceeding Maximum Adult Doses of Commonly Used Second-Generation Antepileptic Drugs in Pediatric Patients. Journal for Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2017. Volume 22 no. 4.

Patient and Family Comments

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