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Christopher Michael Carosella, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Neurology


Epilepsy, Pediatric Neurology, Sleep Disorders

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-4259
601 N. Caroline St.
5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Howard County General Hospital - The Medical Arts Building

Appointment Phone: 800-937-5337
11085 Little Patuxent Parkway
Suite 210
Columbia, MD 21044 map


Christopher Carosella, M.D., is a pediatric neurologist with expertise in epilepsy and neurologic sleep disorders. He sees patients in the Baltimore area and Howard County. He specializes in helping children manage epilepsy through a variety of advanced therapies, such as neurostimulation.

Dr. Carosella earned his medical degree from the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his pediatrics and child neurology residency programs at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where he also pursued a fellowship in epilepsy and gained experience on the epilepsy monitoring unit. He then completed an additional fellowship in sleep medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Carosella’s research interests include treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy with neurostimulation and vagus nerve stimulator-associated sleep disordered breathing. more


  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Drexel University College of Medicine (2012)


  • Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center / Pediatrics (2014)
  • Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center / Pediatric Neurology (2017)


  • Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center / Epilepsy (2018)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Sleep Medicine (2020)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology / Epilepsy (2018)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology / Neurology/Special Child Neurology (2017)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Capal JK, Carosella CM, Corbin E, Horn PS, Caine R, Manning-Courtney P. EEG Endophenotypes in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Epilepsy Behav. 2018 Nov;88:341-348.

Carosella CM, Smith DF, Sarber, KM, Turner M, Dye TJ. Vagus Nerve Stimulator–Associated Sleep Disordered Breathing: Identification, Treatment, and Outcomes in a Pediatric Patient. Journal of Pediatric Neurology. Accepted 11/22/19 Pending Publication

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