Matthew Robbins, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology and Residency Program Director
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Matthew S. Robbins, M.D., is the program director for the neurology residency and an associate professor of neurology at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. His clinical practice focuses on patients with migraine, cluster headache, new daily persistent headache, other headache disorders, CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) leaks, and visual snow. He has experience with patient care, teaching, and research for headache disorder treatments, including monoclonal antibodies, procedures such as botulinum toxin injections and peripheral nerve blocks, and neuromodulation devices. Dr. Robbins developed an academic career integrating patient care, education and mentorship, research, and advocacy for people with headache and other neurological conditions.

Previously, Dr. Robbins earned his B.S. from Yale University and his M.D. from SUNY-Downstate College of Medicine. He completed his neurology residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, where he was also a chief resident and then a Fellow in Headache Medicine at the Montefiore Headache Center. He served on the faculty at Montefiore-Einstein for nearly a decade, where he was an associate professor of neurology, chief of neurology at the Jack D. Weiler Hospital, and director of inpatient services for the Montefiore Headache Center.

He serves as president-elect of the New York Neurological Society and on the board of directors of the American Headache Society. In addition, he is passionate about advocacy, and is a graduate of the Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum of the American Academy of Neurology.

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