David L. Taragin, M.D.

Biography : 

Dr. David L. Taragin received his M.D. degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed a residency in neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and fellowship in neuromuscular disease at the same institution. He later completed a fellowship in neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Taragin is board certified in neurology and clinical neurophysiology. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Medical Association, the Montgomery County Medical Society, and is fluent in Hebrew.  Dr. Taragin has been recognized as one of the region's top neurologists by Washingtonian Magazine.

Curriculum Vitae : 
OFFICE ADDRESSES:

The Neurology Center
3801 International Drive
Suite 210
Silver Spring, MD 20906

1201 Seven Locks Road
Suite 101
Rockville, MD 20854

BUSINESS TELEPHONE: (301) 562-7200
CITIZENSHIP: USA
LICENSURE: Maryland
District of Columbia
CERTIFICATION: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology, 1996
Clinical Neurophysiology, 1997
EDUCATION:  
UNDERGRADUATE B.A., Biology
Yeshiva University
New York, New York
1987
MEDICAL SCHOOL M.D.
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
1991
INTERNSHIP Intern in Internal Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Miami, Florida
1991-1992
RESIDENCY Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York
Resident in Neurology, 1992-1994
Chief Resident in Neurology, 1994-1995
FELLOWSHIPS Fellow in EMG/Neuromuscular Disease
Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, New York
1995-1996

Fellow in Neuro-oncology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
1997-1998

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Group Practice, The Neurology Center, Silver Spring, MD
October 1999 – present
  Neurologist, Drs., Mayle, London, and Einbinder, Bethesda, MD
July 1998 – October 1999
  Consulting Neurologist, New York Medical Group, Hauppauge, New York
July 1996 – May 1997
HONORS & AWARDS: Mutual Benevolent Society of 1865 award for excellence in Biology, 1987

Dean’s List

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES: American Academy of Neurology
American Medical Association
Montgomery County Medical Society
SCHOLARSHIP AND RESEARCH: A. PUBLICATIONS:
Taragin D, Scelsa 5, Pybum D. Bilateral Femoral Neuropathies Following Femoral Artery Puncture. Muscle and Nerve 1996; 19: 1641-1642.

B. RESEARCH:
Naval Medical Research Institute, Bethesda, MarylandNew method for measurement of carboxyhemoglobin levels in blood. 1981

Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Molecular Cloning of Rickettsia tsutsuganiushi genetic antigens in construction of vaccine against scrub typhus, 1985, 1986, 1987.

Acknowledged in:

  • Use of Conversion Adapters To Clone Antigen Genes in gt 11
  • Analytical Biochemistry 163, 3 98-407 (1987)
  • Molecular Cloning and Expression of R.tsutsugamushi Genes for Two
  • Major Protein Antigens in E.coli. Infection and Immunity May 1987, 1156-1162

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Optic Nerve Sheath Decompression for Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
1990-1991