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Richard B. Lipton, M.D.

Richard B. Lipton, M.D.

Vice Chair and Professor, Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology, Einstein

Director, Montefiore Headache Center

Director, Einstein Aging Study, Einstein

Edwin S. Lowe Chair in Neurology, Einstein

HeadacheAgingAlzheimer's disease/dementia

MigraineCognitive aging

A noted authority on headaches and migraine, Dr. Lipton is director of the Montefiore Headache Center, recognized internationally for its leadership in the diagnosis, classification and treatment of headache disorders. Dr. Lipton is also director of the Einstein Aging Study, which has been examining both normal brain aging and the special challenges of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias since 1980. 

A prolific researcher and writer, Dr. Lipton has published eight books and more than 600 original articles and reviews. He is a recipient of the Medical Book Award from the British Medical Association for his text Headache in Clinical Practice. He is also an associate editor of Cephalalgia: An International Journal of Headache (the journal of the International Headache Society) and sits on the editorial boards of several journals, including Neurology. He is a three-time recipient of the H.G. Wolff Award for excellence in research from the American Headache Society (AHS).  Dr. Lipton serves on the advisory council of the International Headache Society and is a former president of the AHS. He is also professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and of epidemiology & population health at Einstein.


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Email: richard.lipton@einsteinmed.edu

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