Benjamin Frishberg, MD, Neurology, Carlsbad, CA, Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla

BenjaminM.FrishbergMD

Neurology Carlsbad, CA

Headache, Neuroimmunology/Multiple Sclerosis, Neuro-Ophthalmology

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Education & Training

  • Emory University
    Emory UniversityFellowship, Neuro-Ophthalmology, 1984 - 1985
  • University of California San Diego
    University of California San DiegoResidency, Neurology, 1981 - 1984
  • La Jolla Veterans AdministrationChief Residency, 1984
  • University of California San Diego
    University of California San DiegoResidency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1981
  • University of California San Diego
    University of California San DiegoInternship, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1980
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    University of Minnesota Medical SchoolClass of 1979
  • University of Minnesota
    University of MinnesotaBS, Physiological Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, 1974

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1997 - 2023
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 1985 - 1998
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1985 - 1998
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 1984 - 1985
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2012-2013
  • Best Doctor in America 2005, 2012
  • Best Doctors in America 2005-2012
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Consensus Statement on the Use of Botulinum Neurotoxin to Treat Spasticity in Adults.  
    Thomas L. Davis, MD, Matthew A. Brodsky, MD, Victoria A. Carter, MD, Marc DiFazio, MD, Ben Frishberg, MD, Eugene C. Lai, MD, PhD, John McGuire, MD, Douglas P. Meyer, R..., P&T 31;666-682
  • Program to Assess Headache Treatmetn Strategies: An Observational Study of Botulinum Toxin Type A in the Preventive Treatmetn of Migraine.  
    Stephen D. Silberstein, MD; Alexander Mauskop, MD; Benjamin M. Frishberg, MD; Stewart J. Tepper, MD; Peter McAllister, MD; Sheena K. Aurora, MD Frederick G. Freitag, DO, Headache. 2006; 46: 846
  • Frishberg et al Long-term Safety and Tolerability of a Fixed Single-Tablet Formulation of Sumatriptan RT Technology and Naproxen Sodium in the Acute Treatment of Migra...  
    Paul Winner, DO, Roger K. Cady, MD; Gary E. Ruoff, Benjamin M, Headache. 2006; 46:859-860
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Predictors of Outcomes of Botulinum Toxin Type A in the Preventive Treatment of Headache.
    Stephen D. Silberstein, MD; Alexander Mauskop, MD; Benjamin M. Frishberg, MD; Stewart J. Tepper, MD; Peter McAllister, MD; Sheena K. Aurora, MD Frederick G. Freitag, DO, Migraine Trust Meeting, London
  • MBA§ Botulinum Toxin Type A for the Prophylaxis of Chronic Daily Headache in Migraineurs: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial.
    Ninan T. Mathew, MD,† Benjamin M. Frishberg, MD,* Marek Gawel, MB, BCh, FRCPC,‡ Ronald DeGryse, MS, MA,§ Catherine Turkel, PharmD, European Federation of Neurologic Societies meeting
  • A New Formulation of Dihydroergotamine (DHE) is Effective for Sustained Relief in the Acute Treatment of Migraine.
    Frishberg, BM, Headache 43:5, 525, Abstract F17
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Lectures

  • Things Mistaken as Migraine. 
    American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Chicago
  • Migraine, Diagnosis and Treatment, Four Seasons. 
    Carlsbad, CA
  • Neuroimaging in Primary Headache Disorders. 
    St. Joseph Hospital, Orange, CA
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Other

  • Neuro-Ophthalmologic Clues to Parasellar Disease. 
    Frishberg, BM, Spector, RH, Contemporary Neurosurgery, Vol. 7, No. 19

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