Treatment & Services
- Behavioral Epilepsy Diagnosis and Management
- Center for Pediatric Epilepsy
- Clinical Trials
- Pediatric Neuroscience
- Psychosomatic Medicine
- Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Adjustment Disorder
- Anxiety Disorder
- Asperger Syndrome
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder
- Delusional Disorder
- Epilepsy in Children
- Mood Disorder
- Non-epileptic seizure disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Psychiatric Disorders
- Psychiatric Issues In Epilepsy
- Shaken Baby Syndrome
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Graduate - Universidad Pontificia Bolvariana
Medical School - Universidad Pontificia Bolvariana
MD Medical School
- Neurophysiology, Epilepsy Course
- Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
anxiety and mood disorders, consultation liaison psychiatry, emergency psychiatry, Epilepsy, psycho-oncology, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, epilepsy and behavior, epilepsy and behavior research interest, psychiatric issues in epilepsy, psychosis
Awards & Honors
- APA public and Community Psychiatry Fellow from 2005–2007
- Member, APA Board of Trustees, 2006
- Child Intervention Prevention Service Fellow in child psychiatry research from 2005–2007
- Member of the APA committee in Hispanic Psychiatrist, 2007–2010
- 40 Most Successful Hispanic leaders by Kaleidoscope Magazine
- APA Transformational Leadership Award 2009–2011
Innovations & Patents
- Dr. Falcone is conducting research in the psychiatric comorbidities of patients with epilepsy and also in a school intervention project to decrease bullying in children with special needs. Also, Dr Falcone has been working on inflammatory markers in youth with psychiatric disorders.
Research & Publications
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