Primary Office

Address:
Neuro Network Partners
2900 South Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL 33319
Phone Number: 954-385-6276

Additional Office

Address:
Neuro Network Partners
3200 SW 60 Court #302
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 305-662-8330

Education

Medical School - NYU School of Medicine
Internship - Boston City Hospital
Residency - Boston City Hospital
Residency - Montefiore Medical Center
Residency - Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship - Montefiore Medical Center

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child Neur) - Certified
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) - Certified


Chief, Department of Neurology

Dr. Tuchman is presently the Director of Autism and Neurodevelopment Programs at Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center. He was the Founding Director of the Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center for children with developmental disorders serving as its executive medical director from its start in 1998 thru 2001.

Dr. Tuchman is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in association with the University of Miami School of Medicine.

He earned his MD from the New York University School of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology. He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Tuchman has published and lectured nationally and internationally on the topic of neurodevelopmental disorders including autism, ADHD, epilepsy and learning disorders. He is the co-editor of "Autism: A Neurological Disorder of Early Brain Development" which was published by Mac Keith Press in association with the International Child Neurology Associtation (ICNA) in 2006.


Publications

Tuchman, R.F. (2013). Deconstructing autism spectrum disorders: clinical perspective.. Revista de Neurologia, 56(S1), S3-S12. View in Pubmed

Tuchman, R.F. (2013). Autism and social cognition in epilepsy: implications for comprehensive epilepsy care.. Current Opinion in Neurology, 26(2), 214-218. View in Pubmed

Korczyn, A.D., Schachter, S.C., Brodie, M.J. ... Tuchman, R., et al (2013). Epilepsy, cognition, and neuropsychiatry (Epilepsy, Brain, and Mind, part 2). Epilepsy & behavior, 28(2), 283-302. View in Pubmed

Tuchman, R., Hirtz, D., Mamounas, L.A. (2013). NINDS epilepsy and autism spectrum disorders workshop report. [Review]. Neurology, 81(18), 1630-1636. View in Pubmed

Cuccaro, M.L., Tuchman, R.F., Hamilton, K.L., Wright, H.H., Abramson, R.K., Haines, J.L., Gilbert, J.R., Pericak-Vance, M. (2012). Exploring the relationship between autism spectrum disorder and epilepsy using latent class cluster analysis. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42(8), 1630-1641. View in Pubmed

Tuchman, R. (2012). “Epilepsy and neurodevelopmental disorders” . Elsevier. Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology: Principles and Practice, 5th ed. .

Tuchman, R., Cuccaro, M. (2011). Epilepsy and autism: neurodevelopmental perspective. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, 11(4), 428-434. View in Pubmed

Tuchman, R. (2011). “Are there reliable biological tests to diagnose autism spectrum disorders (ASD)?” . Cambridge, MA. Hogrefe Publishing. Autism Spectrum Conditions: FAQs on Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and Atyptical Autism Answered by International Experts.

Tuchman, R. (2011). “Epilepsy and EEG in autism spectrum disorders” . New York, NY. Oxford University Press. Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Berg, A.T., Plioplys, S., Tuchman, R. (2011). Risk and correlates of autism spectrum disorder in children with epilepsy: a community-based study. Journal of Child Neurology, 26(5), 540-547. View in Pubmed

Miller, I., Tuchman, R. (2011). “Epileptic disorders” . Sage Publications. SAGE Handbook of Developmental Disorders.

Paula, C.S., Fombonne, E., Gadia, C., Tuchman, R., Rosanoff, M. (2011). Autism in Brazil: perspectives from science and society. Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira, 57(1), 2-5. View in Pubmed

Pickett, J., Xiu, E., Tuchman, R., Dawson, G., Lajonchere, C. (2011). Mortality in individuals with autism, with and without epilepsy. Journal of Child Neurology, 26(8), 932-939. View in Pubmed

Tuchman, R., Cuccaro, M., Alessandri, M. (2010). Autism and epilepsy: historical perspective. Brain and Development, 32(9), 709-718. View in Pubmed

Tuchman, R., Alessandri, M., Cuccaro, M. (2010). Autism spectrum disorders and epilepsy: moving towards a comprehensive approach to treatment. Brain and Development, 32(9), 719-730. View in Pubmed

Tuchman, R. (2009). CSWS-related autistic regression versus autistic regression without CSWS. Epilepsia, 50(Suppl 7), 18-20. View in Pubmed

Tuchman, R., Moshe, S.L., Rapin, I. (2009). Convulsing toward the pathophysiology of autism. Brain and Development, 31(2), 95-103. View in Pubmed

Rapin, I., Tuchman, R.F. (2008). Autism: definition, neurobiology, screening, diagnosis. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 55(5), 1129-1146, viii. View in Pubmed

Rapin, I., Tuchman, R.F. (2008). What is new in autism?. Current Opinion in Neurology, 21(2), 143-149. View in Pubmed


A physician identified with a Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA) logo is an employee of PSA, which is part of Nicklaus Children's Health System. All other physicians listed on the website are in private medical practices.