M. Elizabeth Latimer, MD received her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston Massachusetts. She completed her residencies in Pediatrics and Neurology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, with special certification in Child Neurology. She served as chief of the Child Neurology Division at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC for five years, prior to practicing at Fairfax Hospital in Virginia.
In 2000, Dr. Latimer opened her practice of Child and Adolescent Neurology in Bethesda, MD, where she provided treatment for autism, ADHD, migraines, and other neurological conditions. She’s currently practicing out of her office in Washington DC conveniently located in the heart of Georgetown. In addition to her general neurology and headache practice, Dr. Latimer specializes in caring for PANDAS patients, and cerebral palsy patients who require spasticity management.
To view Dr. Latimer’s complete resume CLICK HERE (pdf file).
Throughout her years of working in the field of Child and Adolescent Neurology, Dr. Latimer has been involved with several health and non-profit organizations. She was a founding Board Member of the Catholic Coalition for Special Education, and served on the Board between 2004 and 2009. Additionally, Dr. Latimer is currently a member of:
- American Academy of Neurology
- Pandasnetwork.org (serves on the board of directors)
- American Headache Society
- Child Neurology Society
- Stanford Expert Census Group
- Clinical Faculty of Georgetown University
- Founding Member & Contributing Author of Pandas Physicians Network
- Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Neurology of Georgetown University School of Medicine
Dr. Latimer has also had the honor of presenting at several events for the Child Neurology Society, the American Academy of Neurology, and has appeared in national news media as an expert in Child and Adolescent Neurology topics. Recently she was invited as a speaker for NIH, Pandas Working Group, International OCD foundation, New England Pandas Association, and Pandas d’italia.
For her commitment to her patients, and excellent service, Dr. Latimer has received recognition such as being named as a Top Doctor by the Washingtonian Magazine from 1994-2012, and also received the Compassionate Doctor Award.
While the Latimer Neurology Center works with a wide variety of neurological disorders, many of the patients we receive are for PANS and PANDAS. We are proud to be able to help children with these conditions get treatment and improve their quality of life.
In addition to PANS and PANDAS, other conditions we commonly treat include:
- Early childhood developmental concerns
- Migraine and headache management – all ages