Huma Sheikh, MD, Neurology, New York, NY, Mount Sinai Beth Israel


Neurology New York, NY

Headache, Spinal Disorder, Vascular Neurology

Assistant Professor at Mount Sinai Beth Israel

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  • Migraine and Vascular Disease

    American Headache Society Migraine and Vascular Disease Special Interest Section

Education & Training

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalFellowship, Headache and Facial Pain, 2012 - 2013
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Albert Einstein College of MedicineFellowship, Vascular Neurology, 2011 - 2012
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Albert Einstein College of MedicineResidency, Neurology, 2008 - 2011
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Albert Einstein College of MedicineInternship, Internal Medicine, 2007 - 2008

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2021 - Present
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2012 - 2016
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2011 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • UCNSHeadache Board Certification

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Rising Stars SuperDoctors, 2020
  • Rising Stars Super Doctors, 2019
  • Frontiers In Headache Award American Headache Society, 2012

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Approach to Chronic Daily Headache  
    Huma U Sheikh, Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, 2/1/2015
  • The Prevalence, Impact and Treatment of Migraine and Severe Headaches in the United States: A Review of Statistics from National Surveillance Studies  
    Smitherman T, Burch R, Sheikh H, Loder E, Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 3/1/2013
  • Acute and Preventive Treatment of Migraine Headache  
    Huma U Sheikh, Paul G Mathew, Techniques in Regional Anesthesia & Pain, 1/1/2012
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  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Presenting as Thunderclap Headache
    Huma U Sheikh, Rebbeca Burch, American Headache Society- 55th Annual Scientific Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, Boston, MA, 6/1/2013
  • Spinning Out of Control: The Black Box of Basilar Migraine
    Paul G Mathew, Shivang Joshi, Huma U Sheikh, AAN -65th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 3/1/2013
  • Secondary Cluster Headaches caused by Cavernoma
    Huma U Sheikh, Paul G Mathew, BWH Institute for Neurosciences and BRI Neurosciences Research Center, Boston, MA, 1/1/2013
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  • Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome 
  • Features of Intracerebral Hemorrhage Associated with Headache 


  • Headache and Stroke- Feature Article 
    Huma U Sheikh, HCNE Newsletter

Press Mentions

  • Dear Doctor: Huma Sheikh
    Dear Doctor: Huma SheikhSeptember 21st, 2018
  • Spotlight on: Oral Contraceptives and Migraine
    Spotlight on: Oral Contraceptives and MigraineJuly 5th, 2018
  • Hormone Therapy May Be OK for Women with Migraines
    Hormone Therapy May Be OK for Women with MigrainesOctober 11th, 2017


  • Co-Chair, Migraine and Vascular Issues- American Headache Society 2014 - 2017

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